Post Tagged with: "SF Express"

E-commerce drives expansion of express fleets worldwide

E-commerce drives expansion of express fleets worldwide

Aircraft, Asia, E-Commerce, Express, News April 12, 2017 at 10:24 am

Today we begin a three-part analysis of the jet freighter fleets of express companies worldwide. We start with some background, and then a look some of the smaller (and perhaps more interesting) companies. Tomorrow and the day after, we’ll look at the big boys, and conclude with a look into theRead More

China’s newest all-cargo carrier takes to the skies

China’s newest all-cargo carrier takes to the skies

Aircraft, Asia, News March 29, 2017 at 10:38 am

Early this morning, Guangzhou-based all-cargo start-up, Longhao Airlines put its first 737-300F into revenue service on a flight between Jiangsu Nantong Xindong Airport (NTG) and Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (CAN). The carrier, which has already inked a deal to carry cargo on behalf of Shenzhen-based SF Express Airlines, has ambitious plansRead More

SF goes Ukrainian

SF goes Ukrainian

Asia, E-Commerce, Express, News, Strategy January 13, 2017 at 9:33 am

China-based SF Express and Ukraine-based postal and express company Nova Poshta signed a partnership agreement under which the two will cooperate to provide fast delivery of packages from China to online shoppers in Ukraine. The service, which has been tested over the past few months, will offer full track andRead More

Longhao charts course for launch

Longhao charts course for launch

Carriers, News December 15, 2016 at 10:58 am

Over the course of this month, China-based Guangdong Longhao Aviation Group’s cargo airline start-up, Longhao Airlines, made major progress towards entering into commercial service. Not only has it taken delivery of its first freighter-converted 737-300F aircraft, but the airline also appears to have been granted an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) fromRead More

Amazon's Prime Air Network began to have an impact on the cargo carrier rankings in 2016, and that impact will increase in the coming years.

Give thanks, and shop

Asia, E-Commerce, Express, News, Photos+Videos November 23, 2016 at 10:21 am

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in the United States, and as usual, distant relatives will convene at dinner tables across the country to discuss not only what they are thankful for, but also their Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping strategies. But this year, despite the air freight industry’s arduous effortsRead More

DHLGF, Chinese express carriers scramble for Russia

DHLGF, Chinese express carriers scramble for Russia

Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News June 6, 2016 at 10:37 am

Driven in part by thriving cross-border e-commerce demand, DHL Global Forwarding expanded its Airfreight Plus service with the addition of Moscow and other Russian cities, bringing the total number of countries within its Airfreight Plus network to 54. Meanwhile, SF Express has designated Changchun as a key hub for cross-border shipmentsRead More

SF to go public – through the back door

SF to go public – through the back door

Asia, E-Commerce, Express, News, Strategy May 26, 2016 at 10:51 am

If they won’t let you in through the front door, go ’round to the back. That seems to be the only course open to China’s big express companies as they look to list on the Shanghai Exchange While the focus of the air cargo media in the last few daysRead More

CAAC approves Wuhan hub for SF

CAAC approves Wuhan hub for SF

Airports, Asia, E-Commerce, Express, Strategy April 27, 2016 at 9:55 am

The Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) approved SF Express’ application to build a new airport in Yanji, a small town near Wuhan. Assuming SF goes ahead with the project, it will have an express air hub that is within two hours flying time of a billion people. Draw a lineRead More