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More freighters for Amazon?

More freighters for Amazon?

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, E-Commerce, Express, News, Strategy March 16, 2017 at 10:04 am

Note — 17 March 2017: We have added a comment from Amazon at the end of this post saying that there is no truth to these rumors. And, as we point out ourselves, the rumor of 400 aircraft does seem unfounded. In the last 24 hours, we have heard from twoRead More

DHL targeting e-commerce, pharma

DHL targeting e-commerce, pharma

E-Commerce, Express, News March 15, 2017 at 10:46 am

E-commerce fulfillment, and pharma shipments are two of the fastest growing air cargo segments, and this week DP-DHL subsidiaries, DHL eCommerce and DHL Global Forwarding have announced new facilities and initiatives to support the growth of both. Looking first at e-commerce, on 12 March DHL eCommerce commenced operations at a newRead More

Record fourth-quarter earnings cap a great year for DP-DHL

Record fourth-quarter earnings cap a great year for DP-DHL

Carriers, E-Commerce, Earnings, Express, News, Strategy March 10, 2017 at 10:18 am

Capitalizing on strong e-commerce growth and on a return to financial health by its forwarding arm, Deutsche Post-DHL reported net profit up more than 25% to €841 million in the fourth quarter of 2016. The big jump came despite revenue remaining almost flat (up just 0.5%) at €15.41 billion. OperatingRead More

The distribution of widebody freighters — Part II

The distribution of widebody freighters — Part II

Aircraft, Carriers, Conversions, Express, News March 9, 2017 at 9:06 am

Yesterday we began an analysis of the way the 1,002 widebody freighters currently in service are operated and how the different types of widebody freighters are distributed within the fleet by type. You can read Part I here, and today we conclude with an examination of the distribution by manufacturer, byRead More

DHL completes expansion of its Americas Hub

DHL completes expansion of its Americas Hub

Airports, E-Commerce, Express, News March 1, 2017 at 10:54 am

DHL Express completed a major expansion of its main hub for the Americas, and is on a hiring spree to increase its workforce there by almost 40%. The expansion at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) includes a new, 45 acre (18.2 hectare) north ramp with sixteen additional aircraft gates (bringing theRead More

Amazon to abandon Wilmington hub for Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky

Amazon to abandon Wilmington hub for Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky

Airports, E-Commerce, Express, News, Strategy February 1, 2017 at 9:41 am

Yesterday, Seattle-based Amazon announced that it will shutter operations at Wilmington Air Park (ILN) in Ohio, and construct a new US$1.49 billion “centralized air hub” to support its Prime Air operations at nearby Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) in Hebron, Kentucky – just 110 km to the southwest. In parallel, CVG Airport’sRead More

E-commerce challenges and opportunities in UPS’ fourth quarter

E-commerce challenges and opportunities in UPS’ fourth quarter

E-Commerce, Earnings, Express January 31, 2017 at 10:19 am

Take your pick: UPS reported either a quarter-billion dollar net loss or a one-and-a-half-billion dollar net profit for the fourth quarter of 2016. On an as-reported basis, UPS suffered a net fourth-quarter loss of $239 million, and an operating loss of $428 million, as revenue rose 5.5% to $16.93 billion.Read More

E-commerce drives massive quarterly profit for Alibaba

E-commerce drives massive quarterly profit for Alibaba

Asia, E-Commerce, Express January 25, 2017 at 10:43 am

Chinese e-Commerce giant Alibaba reported fiscal third-quarter net income up 38% to US$2.47 billion. Total revenue for the quarter (ended 31 December 2016) was up 54% to $7.67 billion, while operating income rose 66% to $2.98 billion. Operating margin was up 4 percentage points to 39%. The chart at rightRead More