Shipping line Safmarine has introduced a mobile website offering for its customers. The new service can be accessed by all major mobile devices and smart phones.
Dubai International Airport saw robust cargo growth in 2010 as air freight demand recovered from the slump of 2009. Annual cargo traffic jumped 17.7% to 2.27m tonnes last year, close to the airport’s capacity of 2.5 million tonnes. With further growth predicted this year, some cargo operations are expected to be migrated to the new Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International during 2011.
Finnair Cargo and Neff Capital Management are considering a joint-venture offering international freighter services from Helsinki, prompted by increased cargo demand.
U Freight on the move in China.
As a result of steady business expansion, the UFL office in Yantai, China was relocated at the end of last year (this is the office of UFL subsidiary, Dalian China Express International Transportation Ltd).
As one of the first non-local forwarders to develop a network in China, UFL has continued to increase its presence in China through a range of strategic office openings and relocations that has worked to consolidate U-Freight’s strategic involvement in one of the world’s busiest and most important freight markets.