Tag / 2019
Blog posts • Jul 19, 2019 08:30 GMT
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s publication of Panalpina’s half-year results, we asked Lucas Kuehner and Peder Winther, the global heads of Air Freight and Ocean Freight, to give us a bit more color on the development of the markets and Panalpina’s performance thus far in 2019, and to tell us what they expect in terms of peak season in the second half-year.
Press releases • Jul 18, 2019 05:00 GMT
Panalpina recorded stable results for the first half-year 2019. From January to June 2019, Panalpina generated an EBIT of CHF 52.1 million (YTD 2018: CHF 54.7 million) and a consolidated profit of CHF 34.0 million (YTD 2018: CHF 36.1 million), thereby nearly reaching previous-year levels.
News • Jul 16, 2019 07:00 GMT
Cartagena, Colombia’s premier port, is becoming increasingly important as a regional transportation hub. Last year, Panalpina set up the first ocean freight hub in Cartagena for Central and South American LCL (Less than Container Load) cargoes. The international freight forwarder also tops the Port of Cartagena’s import and export rankings.
Healthcare industry banks on logistics for safe, efficient and timely deliveries, notes Brazilian government official
News • Jul 12, 2019 13:30 GMT
Getting medicinal products from A to B in tamper-proof, cold-chain conditions requires highly efficient global supply chains. Logistics is essential for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, as commercial and regulatory experts increasingly realize. This was underlined by Brazilian authorities during the recent opening of Panalpina’s healthcare logistics center in Cajamar, São Paulo.
News • Jul 08, 2019 18:50 GMT
Panalpina, the world’s fourth largest provider of ocean freight services is applying a War Risk Surcharge for the Strait of Hormuz as a result of significantly increased insurance premiums for all vessel operators going through the busy waterway.
News • Jul 01, 2019 13:50 GMT
How would you trace and authenticate unique and valuable products within the healthcare and pharmaceutical supply chain? Panalpina’s hacker team took a stab at creating real-world blockchain solutions to share data within and across enterprises.
Press releases • Jun 27, 2019 12:00 GMT
Big social media companies used to moving digital bits and bytes now have Panalpina as an ally in Logistics Manufacturing Services (LMS). A pioneer of LMS, Panalpina has made further inroads into the high-tech space by managing inventory for its customers and holding up the backbone of their supply chains to serve data centers.
News • Jun 26, 2019 14:28 GMT
A scheduled shutdown of a deep-water oil platform is no small undertaking. For one Panalpina customer, their entire maintenance plan would have been derailed if not for Panalpina’s innovative African Star solution for transporting large shipments from the U.S. to Angola expeditiously. Four heat exchangers with a total weight of 47,210 kg were shipped from the U.S. to Luanda in a few days only.
Press releases • Jun 21, 2019 05:10 GMT
Blog posts • Jun 18, 2019 12:50 GMT
Ship owners, operators and carriers must comply with new rules on emissions from 2020. Scrubbers currently dominate discussions. In this latest “sulfur-smart” blog post, we give an update on the scrubber debate, but also shed light on the topic of fuel quality. The lack of standardization on the composition and quality of low-sulfur fuels could lead to downtime of ships – and increased cost.
Blog posts • Jun 11, 2019 07:00 GMT
The initial glitter of blockchain may have taken a beating, but concrete steps are underway to turn its promise into tangible business applications. A keen mover of digital technologies in freight forwarding and logistics, Panalpina has narrowed the use cases for this industry and started a pilot to play the benefits of blockchain to make supply chains more efficient.
New Panalpina customer portal: bringing the future of digital supply chain management to transport logistic in Munich
Press releases • Jun 03, 2019 13:00 GMT
Panalpina will present its new customer portal this week at transport logistic 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for logistics and supply chain management. Collaborative shipment management, fully-automated instant quotation and lane risk assessment make the portal unique in the industry. Interested parties can test the customer portal in Munich before it will be made available later this year.
News • May 24, 2019 08:15 GMT
A team of Panalpina IT developers from Basel and Lisbon will take a crack at creating solutions for better traceability and authentication within pharma product supply chains. They will take up the challenge to advance real-world blockchain solutions and join other competing teams at the Swiss Blockchain Hackathon being held from June 21 to 23, 2019 at the Trust Square blockchain hub in Zurich.
News • May 17, 2019 11:15 GMT
On May 14 Panalpina held the opening ceremony for its new 21,000 m2, 28-bay warehouse in Prague, Czechia. Two-thirds of the warehouse capacity is dedicated to MAHLE, a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future, headquartered in Germany.
News • May 16, 2019 13:55 GMT
A single shipment of pharmaceuticals is easily worth millions, so you want to make sure that temperature control and security are tight from beginning to end. With Panalpina’s lane risk assessments for over 2,500 trade lanes, customers get to see who can do what along the transport chain, where potential risks are and how they can be mitigated.
Press releases • May 09, 2019 15:50 GMT
At the annual general meeting (AGM) of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., held on May 9, 2019, 62.24% of the share capital was represented. All proposals of the board of directors were approved by a clear majority and Thomas E. Kern was elected as chairman of the board.
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.
News • May 02, 2019 08:00 GMT
Straight from bagging Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certifications for 11 sites in 2018, Panalpina expects to get over 10 sites certified to GDP in 2019. With currently 37 GDP-certified locations around the globe, the logistics provider is well-positioned to serve the healthcare and pharmaceuticals industry with comprehensive, end-to-end supply chain solutions.