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Blockchain for pharma’s blockbusters

Blockchain for pharma’s blockbusters

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.

Panalpina developers tackle traceability in pharma product supply chains at blockchain hackathon

Panalpina developers tackle traceability in pharma product supply chains at blockchain hackathon

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.

In-depth lane risk assessments for Panalpina’s healthcare customers

In-depth lane risk assessments for Panalpina’s healthcare customers

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.

Startups pitch their hottest LogTech ideas to transform global supply chains

Startups pitch their hottest LogTech ideas to transform global supply chains

News   •   Apr 24, 2019 09:00 GMT

From predictive analytics to drone technology, digital technologies are disrupting global supply chains and challenging logistics providers to up their game in shipment visibility and last-mile delivery. Ten startups had the opportunity to pitch their latest ideas at the LogTech Innovation Day, jointly organized by Panalpina and Plug and Play. Here’s a roundup of the event.

Innovator teams battle it out in Panalpina’s first Kickbox to develop new digital solutions for logistics

Innovator teams battle it out in Panalpina’s first Kickbox to develop new digital solutions for logistics

News   •   Mar 04, 2019 14:15 GMT

An algorithm for potential lost customer control in logistics was the winner in the first Kickbox organized by the Panalpina Digital Hub, Panalpina HR and Zurich-based incubator BlueLion. The winning entry came from the team Capture+ from Panalpina Switzerland, which was among three finalists that pitched their Kickbox ideas to a jury in Basel on February 26.

Panalpina joins Cargo sous terrain initiative aimed at revolutionizing logistics

Panalpina joins Cargo sous terrain initiative aimed at revolutionizing logistics

News   •   Feb 26, 2019 11:00 GMT

Panalpina is pleased to join Cargo sous terrain (CST), the Swiss-led consortium set to transform logistics and propel the industry into digitalization. As a shareholder, Panalpina will seek representation on the CST supervisory board and adopt a leading role in developing the CST logistics system and sharing expert know-how.

Panalpina’s Air Freight pros use IATA digital industry encyclopedia

Panalpina’s Air Freight pros use IATA digital industry encyclopedia

News   •   Feb 19, 2019 14:30 GMT

Panalpina is the first freight forwarder to subscribe globally for digital IATA manuals access. Panalpina Air Freight specialists worldwide can now access online the latest regulations and industry standards. This way, Panalpina offers faster and even more efficient services while ensuring safer and greener Air Freight operations.

VIDEO: Panalpina delights customers with mixed reality experience

VIDEO: Panalpina delights customers with mixed reality experience

News   •   Feb 13, 2019 15:30 GMT

Firmly setting its sights on innovation, customer centricity and digitalization, Panalpina delighted visitors at its Fruit Logistica stand with a holographic experience. The mixed (or hybrid) reality application showcased the journey of fruits and flowers in holographic animations. Find out what it was all about!

 IT Center of Excellence in Lisbon celebrates its second year with more growth

IT Center of Excellence in Lisbon celebrates its second year with more growth

News   •   Jan 21, 2019 09:10 GMT

Panalpina continues to expand its digital capabilities through its IT Center of Excellence (CoE) in Lisbon, with more office space, new employees and more projects aimed at accelerating the company’s IT initiatives.

Panalpina partners with Plug and Play

Panalpina partners with Plug and Play

News   •   Dec 20, 2018 14:05 GMT

Panalpina has joined the global innovation platform Plug and Play, the best known and most active accelerator program in the area of supply chain and logistics.

Panalpina and Cargolux make great strides in Cargo iQ performance

Panalpina and Cargolux make great strides in Cargo iQ performance

News   •   Dec 13, 2018 12:40 GMT

Together with Cargo iQ fellow member and long-standing partner Cargolux, Panalpina has just been awarded with the first prize of the first ever Cargo iQ Q Rally, an industry initiative aimed at continuously improving data quality in air freight. As Panalpina’s Marie Seco-Köppen explains, “Better data quality results in a better air freight product, for example in terms of shorter transit times.”

Air freight peak season: ready for take-off

Air freight peak season: ready for take-off

News   •   Sep 28, 2018 06:45 GMT

The 2018 air freight peak season is due to begin after Chinese Golden Week. Many trade lanes have already seen double-digit rate increases and further increases are expected. Panalpina has secured extra flights and ensured readiness on the ground and is also testing a new charter tool, which provides an overview of scheduled cargo flights and of all cargo aircraft available for chartering.

Interview: Luca Graf explains the Panalpina Digital Hub

Interview: Luca Graf explains the Panalpina Digital Hub

News   •   Aug 29, 2018 12:50 GMT

The Digital Hub is tasked with exploring disruptive technologies and developing new digital solutions for customers as well as realizing business opportunities for Panalpina. In an interview with innoFRAtor, a platform by Fraport, Air Cargo News and German publication DVZ, Panalpina’s Luca Graf explains the reasons for setting up the new business unit and how it can add value for customers.

Predicting the future at the #BCX18 IoT hackathon

Predicting the future at the #BCX18 IoT hackathon

News   •   Feb 27, 2018 17:00 GMT

Panalpina is proud to have participated in the Logistics & Supply Chain 4.0 hack challenges at Bosch Connected Experience (#BCX18), the annual Internet of Things (IoT) hackathon by Bosch. An international team of eight developers and two hack coaches coming from Basel, Lisbon and Luxembourg used machine learning to predict the future.

Prevention is better than cure

Prevention is better than cure

News   •   Nov 23, 2017 09:30 GMT

In an increasingly digital and automated freight forwarding environment, Panalpina is using Validaide, an open online platform it has co-developed, to qualify its key suppliers. The recently launched tool is already live in the first Panalpina business units, with all the remaining business units scheduled to go live by the end of the first quarter of 2018.

Panalpina announces launch of highly innovative and industry-shaping customer portal

Panalpina announces launch of highly innovative and industry-shaping customer portal

News   •   Sep 20, 2017 12:15 GMT

Panalpina is intent on steering the logistics industry into the Digital Age by using the newest technologies available to create a truly innovative, end-to-end digital environment for its customers, and thereby reaffirms its role as an innovator and forerunner in the sector.

A sea of containers

A sea of containers

News   •   Feb 02, 2016 11:45 GMT

36 Million 20-foot containers were moved through the port of Shanghai in 2015. In the world’s biggest port, the very physical nature of international trade is apparent like nowhere else. Globally, 130 million containers are shipped across the seas year after year – of which Panalpina handled 1.6 million for its customers in 2014. Daryl Ridgway is Panalpina’s new global head of Ocean Freight.