1. FedEx announces shorter shipping times for small shipments
On June 20, FedEx announced that for the transportation of less-than-truckload goods in the Asia-Pacific region, the transportation days in 6 countries and regions have been shortened from the original "2 to 4 days" to "1 to 3 days". The new service is mainly for a large number of small-value shipments in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan , and improves efficiency by combining multiple shipments to the same destination for unified management without charging customers additional fees. . Through unified management of multiple shipments, FedEx can quickly complete customs clearance procedures and manage the entire process from origin to destination, thereby mitigating the possibility of loss, damage and delay of shipments. Customers can also track the shipment of each shipment.
2. Amazon opens the last mile service provider program in the Middle East for the first time
On June 20, Amazon announced the launch of a global delivery service partner program in Saudi Arabia, which is also the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to implement the program. The program is open to Saudi nationals with 5 to 10 years of professional experience in managing activities, operations, construction and teams, as well as individuals and workers without delivery operations experience.
3. The 72nd all-cargo aircraft of SF Airlines was officially put into operation
On June 20 , SF Airlines' 72nd all-cargo aircraft ( B-222D , Boeing 767-300BCF ) was officially put into operation.
In the first half of 2022, SF Airlines has added 4 new capacity aircraft, including 3 Boeing 767-300BCF and 1 Boeing 757-200F. The proportion of wide-body aircraft has continued to expand, and the fleet capacity has increased rapidly. In order to optimize the domestic route network, Expanding the scope of international routes provides key support.
4. Port of New Orleans gets more than $96 million for expansion project
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) will receive $96.595 million in state funding to boost international trade and prepare for future growth, June 20.
The funding will support expansion projects at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal and Jordan Road Reefer Terminal, as well as new transportation projects in Orleans and St. Bernard Parish. Brandy D. Christian, CEO of the Port of Nora and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, commented , "Together, these projects will allow the Port of Nora to take full advantage of current freight opportunities, including as an alternative gateway to the West Coast, while preparing the infrastructure for the future. needs.”
5. PIL strengthens intranet in Asia to launch weekly direct service
On June 20, PIL launched a new weekly direct sailing service connecting ports in China, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. The new route, called the China-Thailand-Vietnam route, will sail from Tianjin Xingang, China on June 29, 2022, and will be served by a consortium of vessels with an average capacity of 2,000 TEUs.
Tonnie Lim , Chief Trading Officer of PIL, said: "Following our recent rebranding campaign, we are delighted to announce the launch of this new range of PIL intra-Asia services, dedicated to expanding our network coverage in Asia With the addition of this new CTV service, its coverage in Asia will be significantly enhanced, enabling connectivity from all major ports in China, South Korea to Southeast Asia, and then to the rest of the global network. ”
6. eBay UK adds Royal Mail international purchasing options
eBay sellers in the UK can now purchase Royal Mail international shipping through the platform. With the launch of the Royal Mail international service on the eBay platform, business and consumer sellers with non- Royal Mail accounts can now access IOSS in the EU and global markets as easily as business customers – eBay IOSS numbers are automatically applied to use these services any goods sent.
7. Wan Hai Lines Adds Port of Philadelphia to Asia-U.S. East Coast Service
On June 20, Wan Hai Lines will expand its Asia-to-North America coverage by adding the Port of Philadelphia to its existing Asia-to-North America east coast AA9 service. It said it will be the first direct service from Asia to Philadelphia, and the new rotation will take effect from July 8.
The port rotation of the route is: Haiphong (Vietnam) – Shekou (China) – Kaohsiung (Taiwan, China) – Qingdao (China) – Charleston (United States) – Philadelphia (United States) – New York (United States) – Haiphong
8. YTO Express International: Selling the equity of its international freight forwarding service subsidiary
On June 20, YTO Express International announced that Jumbo Channel Limited, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Uniserve Holdings Limited and OTX Logistics Holland, pursuant to which Uniserve has agreed to acquire all issued OTX Logistics Holland from Jumbo Channel. 50% of the shares at a consideration of approximately EUR 5,409,500 .
It is reported that OTX Logistics Holland was an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company immediately before the Disposal and is principally engaged in international freight forwarding services . After deducting the estimated expenses attributable to the Disposal of approximately HK$180,000 (subject to adjustment and subject to review), it is estimated that the Group will receive a gain of approximately HK$2,320,600 from the Disposal.
Official account: Bai Xiaosheng, cross-border e-commerce logistics