Latest Briefs

Asia Pacific airline market restructures
25 May 2017

The market for air transport in Asia Pacific is changing. Once dominant Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific are suffering from competition both from new entrants but also from the effects of market changes


Read the full article...

The sustainability dilemma in the logistics sector
25 May 2017

The logistics sector requires a much more comprehensive approach and harmonized logistics emissions accounting if it is to achieve environmentally sustainable practices


Read the full article...

Questions over ‘Belt & Road’ impact on global logistics
23 May 2017

Understanding the true nature of the ‘belt and road’ project that China is undertaking is not straightforward.


Read the full article...

Can this SaaS start–up deliver faster than Amazon?
23 May 2017

On–demand warehousing start–up Flexe is expanding its offerings to include next–day delivery across North America, in a service which it claims is faster than Amazon.


Read the full article...

Royal Mail profits driven by GLS again as UK parcel volumes grow just 3%
18 May 2017

Royal Mail’s 2016 financial results have remained on the trajectory they have been following for the past couple of years, with growth driven by parcel carrier GLS amid deteriorating UK letter volumes


Read the full article...

SingPost hit by impairments
18 May 2017

SingPost’s annual results for the year ended March 31 showed that 2016 was a tough year for the mail and logistics provider


Read the full article...

Wincanton delivers strong results, looks to e–commerce and construction for growth
18 May 2017

With its restructuring story now complete, Wincanton is ready to invest to chase organic growth domestically


Read the full article...

Emirates SkyCargo takes a hit
16 May 2017

Now one of the largest carriers of air freight, Emirates SkyCargo appears to have left its period of rapid expansion behind and is suffering from problems endemic to the air freight market


Read the full article...

Warning signs seen in Kintetsu World Express annual results
16 May 2017

While Japan’s Kintetsu World Express (KWE) reported annual headline figures that were not bad, its underlying profits fell against comparable numbers one year earlier


Read the full article...

FedEx caught up in ransomware cyberattack
15 May 2017

FedEx was among the companies and organisations targeted by a global so–called ‘ransomware’ attack affecting Microsoft Windows operating systems, though the impact on the express and logistics industry as a whole is currently unclear


Read the full article...