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Panalpina to acquire Airflo, a specialized freight forwarder for flowers and vegetables, from Dutch Flower Group

Panalpina to acquire Airflo, a specialized freight forwarder for flowers and vegetables, from Dutch Flower Group

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2015 06:00 GMT

Panalpina is to acquire a majority stake in Airflo, a company based in Kenya and the Netherlands specialized in the export handling of flowers and vegetables. Airflo is part of Dutch Flower Group (DFG), the world’s largest flower and plant trader. The acquisition reflects Panalpina’s continued expansion in Africa and its increasing focus on the perishables business.

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Panalpina’s new logistics center in Singapore obtains GDP certification

Panalpina’s new logistics center in Singapore obtains GDP certification

News   •   Nov 15, 2018 14:00 GMT

Panalpina has obtained another Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification, this time for its new logistics center in Singapore, where many of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies have manufacturing facilities. The number of Panalpina locations globally with GDP certification now stands at 32.

Delivering 64 tons of cheese to Bahrain

Delivering 64 tons of cheese to Bahrain

News   •   Aug 28, 2018 09:00 GMT

How Panalpina ships frozen cheddar cheese to Bahrain, voted the best country in the world for expats in 2017

Colombia: Panalpina Bogotá obtains GDP certification

Colombia: Panalpina Bogotá obtains GDP certification

News   •   Aug 27, 2018 15:20 GMT

​Panalpina Bogotá has been certified according to WHO Good Distribution Practice (GDP), an important international standard for the proper distribution of medicinal products for human use. The business unit in Bogotá is Panalpina's 31st location globally to obtain such an important certification for the healthcare industry.

From Mexico with love: frozen guacamole through Huntsville

From Mexico with love: frozen guacamole through Huntsville

News   •   Jan 31, 2018 10:50 GMT

Airlifting 42,000 kg of frozen guacamole from Mexico to the UK in ten shipments over a six-week period might seem odd. Why ship frozen food by air? If the customer was happy with having the product sent over six weeks, wouldn’t a single shipment by ocean be more reasonable?

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A palace for pills – or the best address in Weiterstadt

A palace for pills – or the best address in Weiterstadt

Blog posts   •   Dec 04, 2018 14:30 GMT

What is the best address in Weiterstadt? Hang on; you don’t know where Weiterstadt is? Well, as the name implies, Weiterstadt is a city (= Stadt) in Germany, right next to Darmstadt and a few kilometers south of Frankfurt Airport. Many would argue that Schloss Braunshardt is the best address in this city of 25,000 souls. The 18th century castle is undoubtedly a fine address, but...

Superyacht logistics: where the clock ticks faster

Superyacht logistics: where the clock ticks faster

Blog posts   •   Feb 09, 2018 14:25 GMT

Panalpina supports Superyacht Supplies to delivery globally the rarest, most refined and most desirable food and drinks from every corner of the world. Primarily, Panalpina moves perishables, including meat, fish, caviar, dairy, fruits and vegetables, etc. but also dry food, wine and spirits and in fact anything else the yachts request, even bottled water, suntan lotion, and cleaning products.

5 articles about perishables that caught our attention in 2017

5 articles about perishables that caught our attention in 2017

Blog posts   •   Jan 25, 2018 09:00 GMT

Last year the world grew hungrier for fresh produce and the industry saw some very interesting trends and developments. Ahead of Fruit Logistica in Berlin, we looked back at the many stories on perishables that were published in 2017 and picked five that caught our attention in particular. Two are about blockchain, two about the cool chain and one, not too surprisingly about Amazon and e-commerce.

Making the physical digital (Part II)

Making the physical digital (Part II)

Blog posts   •   Jan 29, 2016 15:45 GMT

Will the flow of information become more important than the flow of goods? Fact is, new modes of transport are not where the frontier of transportation lies. Digital transformation is. This blog post in two parts looks at five major trends that are shaping the freight forwarding and logistics industry – all of them linked to digital transformation.

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Panalpina @ Fruit Logistica 2016 in Berlin

Panalpina @ Fruit Logistica 2016 in Berlin

Events   •   Feb 02, 2016 16:22 GMT

Fresh products, or perishables, are in demand around the globe, all year long. Success in the perishables industry depends on a logistics provider that can ensure products such as fruits, flowers, or fish, are safely and efficiently steered through the cool chain on the way to their final destination. Fruit Logistica website: http://bit.ly/20mIU0V Exact location of booth: http://bit.ly/1PwPsTM

Feb 02 - Feb 05

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Airflo employee handles roses in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Panalpina übernimmt Airflo, ein auf Blumen und Gemüse spezialisiertes Speditionsunternehmen, von Dutch Flower Group

Panalpina übernimmt eine Mehrheitsbeteiligung an Airflo, einem Unternehmen in Kenia und den Niederlanden, das auf den Export von Blumen und Gemüse spezialisiert ist. Airflo gehört zur Dutch Flower Group (DFG), dem weltgrössten Händler von Blumen und Pflanzen.