Amazon’s potential threat to FedEx and UPS

More freighters are likely to follow the fortieth 767-300F delivered last month to Amazon Air’s fleet. Today, a research note from Morgan Stanley added that “the market is missing the risk” that Amazon Air poses to growth at United States-based integrators FedEx and UPS. Of course, the idea that Amazon may intend to become an integrator […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • December 4, 2018

SF Express’ parent company to acquire DHL’s supply chain ops in China

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DP-DHL) will transfer its regional supply chain operations in Macau, Mainland China, and Hong Kong to SF Holding, the parent company of Shenzhen-based SF Express, the two companies announced today. Once the deal – which includes an upfront payment from SF Holding of €700 million, plus revenue-based royalties for the next decade – […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • October 26, 2018

Freighter aircraft transactions through the end of September

Every week in Cargo Facts Update, we include a list of recent freighter aircraft transactions, and then a comprehensive summary in the monthly issue of Cargo Facts. Each reference to a freighter aircraft transaction (FAT) in our publications contains a unique FAT code linked to the FAT database on the CargoFacts.com website. This database is […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • October 9, 2018

Freighter aircraft transactions through mid-September

Every week in Cargo Facts Update, we include a list of recent freighter aircraft transactions, and then a comprehensive summary in the monthly issue of Cargo Facts. Each reference to a freighter aircraft transaction (FAT) in our publications contains a unique FAT code linked to the FAT database on the CargoFacts.com website. This database is available to subscribers as […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • September 17, 2018

How will FedEx beat back Amazon’s challenge? Here’s a hint

FedEx yesterday offered a glimpse at how the express company will fend off competition from Amazon, which continues to develop its own Amazon Air dedicated air network. The secret: infrastructure. David Cunningham, president and CEO of FedEx’s express business, said during a presentation before the Wings Club in New York yesterday that FedEx’s infrastructure gives […]
  • JJ Hornblass
  • September 14, 2018

UPS expects big return on facilities, fleet investments

At a UPS “Transformation Conference” in New York today, the company outlined plans for expanding and automating its international and domestic express services to better accommodate burgeoning cross-border e-commerce volumes, justifying the major capital expenditures with larger expected returns on revenue. The express company struggled somewhat during the second quarter of this year, reporting a […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • September 13, 2018

近期货机交易实况

UPS,签收一架波音747-8货机 近期,UPS签收了今年所获得的第五架波音747-8货机。UPS与波音公司签订的订购协议,还有十九架同类型货机。 埃塞俄比亚航空,签收一架波音777货机 该架货机是埃塞俄比亚航空所收获的第七架波音777货机,然而肯定不是最后一架。埃塞俄比亚航空,还向波音公司订购了另外三架波音777货机。此外,埃塞俄比亚航空还有一架波音757-200PCF正在维修。目前,埃塞俄比亚航空没有运营窄体货机,然而一切正在改变。据了解,埃塞俄比亚航空是AEI即将推出的波音737-800SF改造飞机的首批客户,并将从GECAS租赁两架类似机型。据了解,原隶属于柏林航空的首家飞机,目前正在位于迈阿密的机库进行货机改造。
  • Charles Kauffman
  • September 12, 2018

The world’s top 50 cargo carriers of 2017

Last year when we analyzed the top 50 cargo carriers of 2016, we noted FedEx’s runaway cargo traffic growth through its acquisition of TNT, which further drove a wedge between FedEx and the number two contender for highest total cargo traffic, Emirates. However, a year can make quite a difference, and what an eventful year […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • August 9, 2018
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