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KOG Worldwide merger strengthens Rhenus UK’s capabilities

The Rhenus Group has expanded its network by acquiring KOG Worldwide, the Swiss project logistics specialist. AG. KOG Worldwide is a global leader in the area of plant equipment logistics and will operate under Rhenus’ Project Logistics division. While business activities will be merged, the KOG brand will continue to be used.

FTA aviation working group ready for take off

As increasing airport capacity in the south east of England remains high on the government agenda, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is launching a new Air Freight Working Group to look at issues affecting the sector.

Wiltshire candle maker scoops inaugural national export prize

Charles Farris Ltd, the Wiltshire Chandlery, which holds two royal warrants and has been making candles in England since 1845 – has carried off the top prize in an inaugural government-backed Open to Export Action Plan Competition.

New Africa services extend AirBridgeCargo’s portfolio

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has started new twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services to Africa. Flights will operate every Thursday and Sunday under an ACMI contract with CargoLogicAir (CLA) using CLA’s Air Operator Certificate (AOC) and flight numbers.

IATA confirms slower air freight growth in 2015

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released figures for global air freight markets which identify that cargo volumes measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) expanded 2.2 per cent in 2015 compared to 2014.