Walmart, invest $500 million in Chinese online delivery company

Walmart and will invest $500 million in the Chinese online delivery company Dada-JD Daojia. The company was formed from the merger of’s JD Daojia online-to-offline business and Dada Nexus, the crowd-sourced delivery company. JD Daojia partners with retail stores to provide one-hour delivery services for groceries and other items, and Reuters estimates JD […]

K+N to open Chile pharma logistics

Next month, Switzerland-based forwarder and logistics service provider Kuehne + Nagel’s (K+N’s) new 17,600-sq.-meter hub will serve South America’s expanding pharma and healthcare industry through dedicated warehousing. The space could eventually be expanded up to 23,300 sq. meters and will connect to K+N’s global KN PharmaChain network. The logistics hub will offer a quality-control laboratory for […]

Azul Cargo Express’ first 737-400F arrived in Brazil

Brazil-based Azul Cargo Express’ first 737-400F arrived in Belo Horizonte this week, sporting a new livery. The aircraft (28198, ex-Miami International) recently underwent conversion to freighter configuration by PEMCO and is on lease from Vx Capital Partners. Azul Cargo Express said this freighter – the first of two 737-400Fs has agreed to lease from Vx […]

DHL expands Medical Express Service in US

DHL Express began an enhanced service, called DHL Medical Express (WMX) between Mexico and the United States for its customers in the pharmaceutical and clinical research sectors. DHL WMX was piloted last year in Mexico as an expansion of the program that began in Colombia in 2014, and offers shippers the ability to transport urgent […]

Edmonton International Airport to pursue CEIV Pharma certification

Edmonton International Airport will pursue CEIV Pharma certification and become the first airport community in Canada with the certification. Edmonton International (EIA) will pursue IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification in collaboration with its partners in air and ground freight, with the goal of connecting the Edmonton metro region to the rest of the global pharmaceutical network.
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