Global 3PLs are facing competition from digitally oriented forwarders and vertically integrated container lines and terminal operators.
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03 Apr 2020
Surging e-commerce volumes continued to drive growth among the 50 largest global logistics providers in 2019, but excluding Amazon, revenue not only decelerated, it actually fell from the previous year.
25 Sep 2019
Kuehne + Nagel handled the largest combined share of US imports from Asia of any non-vessel-operating common carrier in the first half of 2019, followed by Expeditors International and C.H. Robinson, according to PIERS.
30 Aug 2019
Sponsored: Like most members of the global maritime industry, Switzerland-based Panalpina is weathering challenging geopolitical ti mes, while at the same time continuing to grow its supply-chain solutions and managing the costs of doing business. In this interview, Peder Winther, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Ocean Freight, is explicit in how Panalpina is maintaining the right balance.
15 Feb 2019
All is not well among Panalpina's shareholders, and the DSV takeover bid has brought the disenchantment with the company management to a head.
07 Feb 2019
Jens Bjørn Andersen told JOC.com the highly fragmented forwarding industry is in need of consolidation and the additional scale would benefit DSV customers and shareholders alike.
29 Jan 2019
European forwarders are trying to blunt ocean carriers from encroaching on their business.
30 May 2018
Sponsored: Panalpina's Frank Hercksen on the global rollout of the SAP Transportation Management and trans-Pacific objectives.
20 Jul 2017
Consolidated net profit came in at 29.9 million francs against 21.8 million francs last time.
23 May 2017
It's not so much disruptive technology that we need to consider, it's the points of tech evolution that will change customer expectations, said Panalpina's Senior Vice President Joshua Bowen.
21 Apr 2017
“As expected, margins remains under pressure.”
02 Mar 2017
Panalpina faced a very challenging year in 2016.
25 Oct 2016
Panalpina’s profit stabilized in the first nine months of the year.
20 Jul 2016
Panalpina’s profit stalled and revenue slumped in the first half.
22 Apr 2016
Panalpina’s first-quarter profit dipped only slightly from a year ago as a market-beating performance in air cargo offset a sharp slump in ocean container traffic and a continued contraction in its key oil and gas business.
31 Mar 2016
The top Europe-based global freight forwarders were able to maintain or improve their earnings despite volatile freight rates and stagnating cargo volumes in 2015.
29 Feb 2016
Panalpina’s operating profit crept slightly higher in 2015 even as the Swiss global forwarding and logistics group handled slightly fewer ocean containers and less air freight.
20 Oct 2015
Panalpina’s operating profit shrank nearly 8 percent in the third quarter on lower ocean and air traffic and negative currency movements.
23 Jul 2015
Panalpina’s earnings dipped two percent in the second quarter on sluggish growth in ocean container traffic and a decline in air freight volumes.
22 Apr 2015
Panalpina’s earnings jumped 10 percent in the first quarter as a market-beating increase in ocean container volumes more than offset sluggish growth in air freight.
04 Mar 2015
Panalpina’s profit more than doubled in 2014 as the Swiss forwarding and logistics company posted market-beating ocean and air freight traffic growth and narrowed logistics losses ahead of schedule.
03 Mar 2015
The quality, availability and management of data has to improve if the supply chain is to efficiently handle the mountain of information that is now available to carriers and their customers, panelists said at the 13th annual TPM Conference in Long Beach, California.
17 Feb 2015
Panalpina has signed a new five-year agreement with Atlas Air under which it will switch one of the two 747-8 freighters wet leased — an arrangement where crew, maintenance and insurance are also provided — from the U.S. firm to scheduled charters.
21 Oct 2014
Panalpina’s ocean freight traffic increased by 9 percent in the third quarter, more than twice the market growth, but profit shrunk due to pressure on margins and adverse currency movements.
22 Jul 2014
Panalpina’s ocean container traffic grew three times faster than the market in the second quarter, but barely made a profit for the global freight forwarding and logistics group.
12 May 2014
It occupies only 300 square feet in the world’s biggest international airport, but American Airlines Cargo’s first European temperature-controlled facility, which opened in London Heathrow last week, underscores the rise of health care as a key driver of global transport demand.
05 Mar 2014
Panalpina returned to profitability in 2013 as a market-beating performance in the ocean container and air cargo markets offset anti-cartel fines in the U.S.
25 Oct 2013
Panalpina’s profit in the third quarter of 2013 increased 6 percent year-over-year, as the Swiss global logistics giant continued to grow its ocean and air freight market shares.
23 Oct 2013
Panalpina has agreed to pay $35 million as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a U.S. class action lawsuit alleging anticompetitive industry practices regarding certain freight surcharges.
07 Oct 2013
The Panalpina Group has realigned its regional setup and identified a fourth region for customer targeting, consisting of the Middle East, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
01 Aug 2013
29 Jul 2013
Panalpina Group’s consolidated profit increased 44 percent year-over-year in the second quarter to CHF 24.1 million (approximately US$25.9 million).
07 May 2013
Panalpina rebounded to profit in the first quarter from a year earlier loss as record ocean container traffic more than outweighed lower air freight volumes.
03 Apr 2013
Panalpina has named Peter Ulber as its new CEO, starting June 1.
06 Mar 2013
Panalpina plunged to a loss of 70.2 million Swiss francs ($74.4 million) in 2012 from a 127.4 million franc ($135 million) profit in 2011.
07 Jan 2013
Supply chain management company Panalpina has appointed Stefan Karlen to regional CEO of Asia Pacific, effective immediately.
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