Exemption from conditions for maintaining listing and approval of delisting of Panalpina shares
On September 18, 2019, SIX Exchange Regulation granted Panalpina several temporary exemptions from the obligations for maintaining the listing and approved the request of Panalpina to delist the Panalpina Shares. The last trading day and the date of the delisting will be determined after the final judgement in the cancellation proceedings according to the Swiss Financial Infrastructure Act.
Ayme-Yahil to step down as Corporate Head of Marketing and Communications
Edna Ayme-Yahil, who led global marketing and communications at Panalpina, has decided to pursue other career opportunities effective immediately.
It pays to help before disaster strikes
In observation of the International Day of Charity, we look at how DSV is working with the Danish Red Cross to provide disaster and emergency relief. With the help of DSV, Danish Red Cross is investing in and preparing aid for vulnerable communities before - and not after - they are hit by weather-related disasters. This saves both lives and money.
DSV Panalpina logistics facility in Brazil wins prestigious Shingo Award for operational excellence
DSV Panalpina’s Logistics and Manufacturing facility in Sorocaba, Brazil has been awarded the Shingo “Bronze Medallion” for operational excellence. The Shingo Prize is one of the most prestigious awards for operational excellence worldwide and it is the first time ever that the award has been given to a logistics company.
Urban mobility: first aerial vehicle prototypes for aerospace group FACC transported
Global freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is transporting some futuristic freight – autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs) for moving people or goods efficiently in cities. Under a partnership between Austrian aerospace group FACC and Chinese technology company EHang, Panalpina transported the first prototypes by air freight, also taking care of customs brokerage and last-mile delivery.
Changes to Panalpina Executive Board (Revised)
This is a revised version of the media release that was sent out on August 23, 2019.
Changes to Panalpina Executive Board
CCO Karl Weyeneth, CLO and Corporate Secretary Christoph Hess, CIO Ralf Morawietz, EVP Air Freight Lucas Kuehner, EVP Ocean Freight Peder Winther, have resigned from their respective positions.
His passion soars through the clouds wherever the wind may take him…
One sunny day in June on the tarmac in Luxembourg, a 40-year industry veteran—with a little bit of help from his Panalpina colleagues, his friends at Luxair and airport authorities—staged a once-in-a-lifetime event where his personal and professional passions could collide in a magical moment worthy of a photo op of a lifetime.
Fashion logistics: filling the gaps for a better customer experience
Logistics providers need to fill vital gaps to deliver a better customer experience with transparency at the consumer level. This will determine their position to provide the necessary services and even disrupt the future fashion industry. Mattias Praetorius, global head of the Consumer, Retail and Fashion industry vertical at Panalpina, looks at the trends in this blog post.
Oiling up for business in Oman
International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is establishing its presence in Oman, leveraging the company’s long-standing experience in Project Solutions and the Energy sector to support the country’s burgeoning economic and infrastructural growth. Panalpina Oman expects to open its office in the capital Muscat by the end of the third quarter in 2019.
Generational shift in fashion logistics: stepping up to the challenge
We’re about to experience a generational shift. The sooner the fashion and logistics industries become fully digitally enabled, the better for speed to market, which will continue to be the top priority. Mattias Praetorius, global head of the Consumer, Retail and Fashion industry vertical at Panalpina, looks at what generational and behavioral changes among consumers mean for fashion logistics.
Panalpina’s Healthcare Logistics Center in Germany obtains GDP certification
Panalpina’s new Healthcare Logistics Center in Weiterstadt near Frankfurt/Main has obtained Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification and is ready to assist healthcare customers with the handling, transport and storage of their temperature-sensitive medicinal products. Frankfurt is Panalpina’s third logistics facility in Germany’s Rhein-Main region, alongside Moerfelden and Neu-Isenburg.
10 developments that have shaped the fashion industry and logistics in the past two decades
Panalpina has been closely involved in the evolution of the fashion industry for decades. Time to pause and take a look back over the last twenty years to highlight some of the major changes that have taken place, not just for nostalgia’s sake but to see what the trends are for the future. This is the first part of a three-part blog post series with Mattias Praetorius.
Quintessential | How the cold chain and freight forwarders have evolved together
In the early years of the cold chain, its processes were mostly managed by manufacturers, but specialty transport companies soon took over. By the 1950s, third-party logistics providers had taken on an increasingly important role in the cold chain “niche”. Perishables supply chains will evolve further and cold chain management will remain at the core of freight forwarding.
Five reasons why Anchorage is coming in from the cold as an e-commerce hub
Amazon’s recently-launched daily cargo flights to Anchorage have put the spotlight on this Alaskan air hub. No stranger to Alaskan skies, international freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina often uses Anchorage for technical stops of its scheduled charter flights. This blog post uncovers Anchorage’s hidden advantages as an air freight and e-commerce hub.
Fresh Focus | Is multimodal transport the answer for perishables?
Supply chains are becoming more efficient, manageable, and sustainable. The perishables industry overall can benefit from a more agile transition —or rather interaction— between transport modes according to market needs.
Food for Thought | Carbon footprints in perishables: more than just food miles
Logistics and transportation companies get a lot of flak for the food miles of perishables but the conversation around food transportation and supply chain can be misleading. The carbon cost of transportation is slight compared to the carbon cost of production, and other important factors such as food loss and waste should be considered too, says Colin Wells in his latest Food for Thought article.
“We have to look at air freight and ocean freight more holistically”
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s publication of Panalpina’s half-year results, we asked Lucas Kuehner and Peder Winther, the global heads of Air Freight and Ocean Freight, to give us a bit more color on the development of the markets and Panalpina’s performance thus far in 2019, and to tell us what they expect in terms of peak season in the second half-year.
Panalpina half-year results remain stable
Panalpina recorded stable results for the first half-year 2019. From January to June 2019, Panalpina generated an EBIT of CHF 52.1 million (YTD 2018: CHF 54.7 million) and a consolidated profit of CHF 34.0 million (YTD 2018: CHF 36.1 million), thereby nearly reaching previous-year levels.
Good cards for Cartagena and Panalpina’s LCL Ocean Freight hub
Cartagena, Colombia’s premier port, is becoming increasingly important as a regional transportation hub. Last year, Panalpina set up the first ocean freight hub in Cartagena for Central and South American LCL (Less than Container Load) cargoes. The international freight forwarder also tops the Port of Cartagena’s import and export rankings.