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With indicators predicting that India’s airfreight market will grow by 6-7% this year, boosted in part by the upturn in the US economy, Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded a new and extended general sales and service agency (GSSA) contract to InterGlobe Air Transport (IGAT) to cover cargo and courier business in the country.
Leasing commercial vehicles or buying through hire purchase makes good business sense, and the latest figures from the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) bear this out.
A 26-metre long training carriage destined for the Hitachi Rail Europe plant in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, has rolled off the vehicle carrier Höegh London at the Port of Tyne to complete its journey from Japan.
When visiting Solihull-based AYS Logistics, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne discovered how falling oil prices have enabled the company to cut its costs and lower the fuel surcharge it applies in its delivery charges to customers, who are predominantly SMEs.
In support of the global relief effort to counter the outbreak of the Ebola disease, Volga-Dnepr Airlines has transported much-needed medical equipment from Oslo to Freetown, Sierra Leone, on behalf of the Norwegian Red Cross.