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  Volume: XXIII, Issue No. 17 April 16-30, 2014  


Aramex streamlines Middle East deliveries with launch of My Address
_A Monitor Report Dubai : Aramex, the leading global logistics and transportation solutions pro-vider, has launched a ground-breaking new address verification system, My Address, to tackle the inconsistent and unstructured addressing systems across the Middle East. Often addresses have to be manually verified with customers by phone before orders can be delivered. This is inconvenient for individuals and impacts Aramex's productivity, increases costs due to time spent on the telephone and co. More...
Airfreight must remodel
_A Monitor Report Geneva : The airfreight business model has not changed in decades, and is failing to adapt to new and innovative forms of competition, IATA claims and believes the industry must reshape itself to get back in touch with the changing market around it. The high number of interfaces involved has made airfreight highly complex. This came at a cost, and brought the risk of fatal delay. If airfreight wants to position itself as [part of] a fast, efficient supply chain, it needs to a. More...
Emirates SkyCargo begin Atlanta service
_A Monitor Report Dubai : Emirates SkyCargo has started service to Atlanta on April 6. Initially, Emi-rates will operate a B777 freighter flight weekly bet-ween Atlanta and Dubai. The new service is expected to have up to US$6 million (4.3 million euros) in annual economic effect in metro Atlanta. "I am thrilled to welcome Emirates SkyCargo to Atlanta," said Mayor Kasim Reed. "Emirates' decision to operate a direct route from Dubai to Atlanta further elevates Atlanta as a globally competitive. More...
UPS celebrates 25 years in Bangladesh
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : UPS celebrated 25 years of partnership with their Authorised Service Partner in Bangladesh Air Alliance Ltd. through a colourful night on April 1 at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel Dhaka with Jean Francois Condamine, UPS President, Indian Sub Continent, Middle East and Africa (ISMEA) gracing the occasion as the chief guest. Among others, from UPS Regional team were David Holmes, UPS ISMEA VP Network Planning ISMEA, Mark Martyn Fisher, MD, UPS Indian Subcontinent and . More...
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