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Panalpina expands Perishables Network into Germany

Panalpina expands Perishables Network into Germany

Press releases   •   Sep 29, 2017 05:00 GMT

Panalpina is expanding its Perishables Network into Germany. Panalpina has entered into an agreement with the Cool Chain Group, Germany (CCG), taking over business and a team that is specialized in international air freight and the import of perishables. The deal will further strengthen the Panalpina Perishables Network in Europe and the company’s global end-to-end offering for fresh produce.

Panalpina to acquire Dutch handling agent specialized in perishables

Panalpina to acquire Dutch handling agent specialized in perishables

Press releases   •   Sep 28, 2017 05:00 GMT

Panalpina is to acquire the Dutch company Interfresh Airfreight Handling. Interfresh specializes in the customs clearance and last-mile distribution of imported perishables from Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. With this acquisition, Panalpina takes another significant step in building its global Perishables Network and offering complete end-to-end solutions on a global scale.

Panalpina completes acquisition of Air Connection

Panalpina completes acquisition of Air Connection

Press releases   •   Sep 07, 2017 13:30 GMT

International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina announced today the completion of the acquisition of Air Connection, a specialized forwarder of flowers and vegetables following the approval by the Competition Authority of Kenya. The move follows Panalpina’s acquisition of Airflo in 2016 and positions the company as a clear market leader in perishables in Kenya.

Panalpina to acquire Kenyan freight forwarder specialized in perishables

Panalpina to acquire Kenyan freight forwarder specialized in perishables

Press releases   •   May 02, 2017 20:30 GMT

International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is to acquire Air Connection, a Kenya-based forwarder specialized in the export of flowers and vegetables. The move comes after Panalpina’s acquisition of Airflo in Kenya in 2016 and only two weeks after the company formally announced the launch of its global Perishables Network.

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Panalpina expands facilities at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Panalpina expands facilities at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

News   •   Nov 29, 2018 16:31 GMT

Panalpina continues to expand and invest in Kenya, doubling its cold storage space at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to enable more and improved services for its perishables customers in and out of the country.

Panalpina adds three agents to Perishables Network

Panalpina adds three agents to Perishables Network

News   •   Feb 08, 2018 10:00 GMT

Three long-standing agents of Panalpina are becoming full members of the company’s Perishables Network. During Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Panalpina and the agents Cropa (Guatemala and Honduras), MIT Cargo (Sri Lanka) and TML (Pakistan) have agreed to intensify their cooperation in order to create new end-to-end solutions for customers and expand the perishables business.

Panalpina and e-commerce disruption in perishables

Panalpina and e-commerce disruption in perishables

News   •   Feb 06, 2018 14:15 GMT

An Air Cargo World feature on forwarders and e-commerce in perishables saw Panalpina’s Colin Wells and Quint Wilken elaborate on the state of the sector. Wells said he embraces the Amazon/Whole Foods deal, "because the industry needs changing. Amazon will have their own solution, and therefore we believe that Panalpina will be well-positioned to actually offer solutions to non-Amazon retailers.”

Panalpina Luxembourg gets license to handle organic produce

Panalpina Luxembourg gets license to handle organic produce

News   •   Aug 23, 2017 15:00 GMT

Panalpina’s hub at Luxembourg Airport has been officially licensed by Certisys to handle organic fruits and vegetables. With Luxembourg (Certisys) and Amsterdam (SKAL), Panalpina now has two airport locations in Europe that are licensed for the handling of organic perishables. Both are directly connected to the tarmac, ensuring the shortest possible route between aircraft and transit storage.

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Quintessential | How the cold chain and freight forwarders have evolved together

Quintessential | How the cold chain and freight forwarders have evolved together

Blog posts   •   Aug 02, 2019 08:45 GMT

In the early years of the cold chain, its processes were mostly managed by manufacturers, but specialty transport companies soon took over. By the 1950s, third-party logistics providers had taken on an increasingly important role in the cold chain “niche”. Perishables supply chains will evolve further and cold chain management will remain at the core of freight forwarding.

Fresh Focus | Is multimodal transport the answer for perishables?

Fresh Focus | Is multimodal transport the answer for perishables?

Blog posts   •   Jul 26, 2019 16:49 GMT

Supply chains are becoming more efficient, manageable, and sustainable. The perishables industry overall can benefit from a more agile transition —or rather interaction— between transport modes according to market needs.

Food for Thought | Carbon footprints in perishables: more than just food miles

Food for Thought | Carbon footprints in perishables: more than just food miles

Blog posts   •   Jul 22, 2019 13:15 GMT

Logistics and transportation companies get a lot of flak for the food miles of perishables but the conversation around food transportation and supply chain can be misleading. The carbon cost of transportation is slight compared to the carbon cost of production, and other important factors such as food loss and waste should be considered too, says Colin Wells in his latest Food for Thought article.

This was Fruit Logistica 2019

This was Fruit Logistica 2019

Blog posts   •   Feb 15, 2019 16:55 GMT

Record-breaking, buzzing, diverse, upbeat: See how Panalpina leaders from different regions and products experienced Fruit Logistica, the global event for the perishables industry.

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Panalpina dehnt Perishables Network auf Deutschland aus

Panalpina dehnt sein Perishables Network auch auf Deutschland aus. Panalpina ist mit der Cool Chain Group (CCG) eine Vereinbarung eingegangen, wonach das Unternehmen einen Teilbetrieb und ein Team, das auf internationale Luftfracht und den Import von Frischwaren spezialisiert ist, übernehmen soll. Die Transaktion wird das Panalpina Perishables Network in Europa weiter stärken.

Panalpina übernimmt Abfertiger von Frischwaren in den Niederlanden

Panalpina übernimmt das niederländische Unternehmen Interfresh Airfreight Handling. Interfresh ist auf die Zollabfertigung und Zustellung importierter Frischwaren aus Afrika, der Region Asien-Pazifik und aus Lateinamerika spezialisiert. Die Akquisition ist ein weiterer bedeutender Schritt auf dem Weg hin zum globalen Perishables Network und einem weltweiten Angebot für End-to-End-Lösungen.

Panalpina schliesst Übernahme von Air Connection ab

Das internationale Transport- und Logistikunternehmen Panalpina gab heute den Abschluss der Übernahme von Air Connection, einem auf Blumen und Gemüse spezialisierten Frachtunternehmen bekannt. Die Übernahme folgt auf den Kauf von Airflo durch Panalpina im Jahr 2016 und positioniert Panalpina als einen der Marktführer für den Transport von verderblicher Ware in Kenia.

Panalpina übernimmt auf Frischwaren spezialisierten Spediteur in Kenia

Panalpina übernimmt in Kenia den Spediteur Air Connection, der auf den Export von Blumen und Gemüse spezialisiert ist. Der Schritt folgt nach Panalpinas Übernahme von Airflo in Kenia 2016 und zwei Wochen nachdem das Unternehmen formell die Lancierung seines Perishables Networks bekanntgab.