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Panalpina expands exclusive LCL ocean freight offering

Panalpina expands exclusive LCL ocean freight offering

Press releases   •   Apr 18, 2016 10:00 GMT

Less than Container Load (LCL) services are an important tool for shippers to optimize their international supply chains. Expanding and improving the global LCL network therefore remains a key priority for Panalpina and it now offers four sailings per week from Shanghai to Singapore, an industry first, and two new exclusive services from Egypt to Singapore and from India to Switzerland via Italy.

Panalpina moves into Myanmar

Panalpina moves into Myanmar

Press releases   •   Sep 15, 2015 13:30 GMT

A new era is dawning in Myanmar after the establishment of a civilian government in 2011. At the crossroads between India, China and South East Asia, the country is starting to invest in infrastructure and realize its potential. Switzerland-based international freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina has now opened its own office to provide its services to the up-and-coming economy.

Panalpina adds freighter calls in Baku, Azerbaijan

Panalpina adds freighter calls in Baku, Azerbaijan

Press releases   •   Apr 27, 2015 07:00 GMT

Panalpina is adding calls in Azerbaijan's capital, Baku, as part of its long-term strategy to expand and optimize its controlled air freight network. Scheduled charters that are operated by Silk Way West Airlines and fly between Luxembourg and Shanghai now call in Baku four times per week.

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Consolidated shipments now faster from China to Europe with Panalpina’s direct rail service

Consolidated shipments now faster from China to Europe with Panalpina’s direct rail service

News   •   May 06, 2019 09:15 GMT

How would a fashion store in Europe ensure that it gets diverse goods from everyday apparel made in Shanghai to sports shoes made in Beijing in a fast and cost-efficient way? Panalpina’s brand new high-speed rail cargo service from China to Europe is proving to be a fast, economical and reliable version of a modern Shanghai express.

Swiss insurer Baloise relies on Panalpina’s Trans-Siberian route

Swiss insurer Baloise relies on Panalpina’s Trans-Siberian route

News   •   Mar 05, 2019 16:18 GMT

The insurance company Baloise Group has chosen Panalpina’s tried and tested Trans-Siberian rail service to transport more than 3,400 editions of its new board game from Shanghai, China to its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

Catch a train in China

Catch a train in China

News   •   May 24, 2017 08:50 GMT

Increasingly, cargo catches a train in China and then travels more than 9,000 km to Europe. Over the last few years, rail services that link Asia with Europe have become an important alternative to air and ocean freight transportation. From 2014 to 2016, Panalpina’s rail volumes from China to Europe tripled and many major shippers now transport sizeable volumes by rail.

A short window for extra-long pipes

A short window for extra-long pipes

News   •   May 02, 2016 08:00 GMT

One of Panalpina’s oil and gas customers is currently engaged in a 15-year drilling program in Oman. The customer enlisted a big steel manufacturer, to supply 62 kilometers of gas pipeline to support the project. Fast track development meant the customer required longer than usual pipes. To ensure timely shipment of this irregular-shaped cargo, Panalpina’s expertise was called upon.

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Panalpina employee preparing LCL shipment in Shanghai, China

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Panalpina is one of the world’s leading LCL service providers. LCL offers the possibility of consolidating multiple consignments from mul...

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Panalpina employee at the port of Shanghai, China

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Panalpina transported 1,593,900 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in 2015.

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Showing the way: Expanding and improving the global LCL network remains a key priority for Panalpina

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Panalpina’s latest LCL offering now includes four sailings per week from Shanghai (pictured) to Singapore, an industry first. The company...

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Panalpina employees looking down on containers in the port of Shanghai, China.

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36 Million 20-foot containers (TEUs) were moved through the port of Shanghai in 2015. Globally, 130 million containers are shipped across...

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