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Online shopping a big boost to air cargo industry, FedEx says

FedEx expects to move 22 million shipments on December 2, almost double the number on its busiest day six years ago.

Online shopping and the launch of new personal electronic products in recent weeks have helped spur demand for express and air cargo early in the fourth quarter, boosting hopes of a sustainable rebound in the air cargo market next year.

Wednesday, 6 November, 2013, 4:54am 1 comment

Courier companies look to deliver a greener city

FedEx Express boasts the biggest green fleet among courier firms.

FedEx Express commissioned 10 electric vehicles in Hong Kong in March, the logistics giant's first zero-emission fleet in Asia as it attempts to reduce fuel consumption by 4 per cent in the city.

3 Apr 2013 - 3:28am

Clive Palmer comes the iron man with Citic Pacific

The contentious Pilbara project

Relations between the Australian mining billionaire Clive Palmer and the Hong Kong-listed but state-owned Citic Pacific are not getting any better. Their dispute centres on what can best be described as the "troubled" Sino Iron Ore project in Western Australia.

27 Mar 2013 - 4:32am 1 comment

Rebound in Asian cargo buoys US shippers

The increase in cargo shipments from Hong Kong airport is expected to improve earnings at US shippers. Photo: SCMP

A pickup in air cargo shipments from Asia may benefit shares of Expeditors International and FedEx as global economic growth improves.

19 Jan 2013 - 5:12am

career tracker

Geev Andre Bahrampoori, director of food & beverage, Courtyard by Marriott Bali Nusa Dua

13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Manpower needs on the rise as air cargo volume soars

HONG KONG WAS born as a shipping gateway to China, but the international airport at Chek Lap Kok is the rising star of foreign trade.

With a rapidly growing workforce of 55,000, Hong Kong International Airport has been the world's busiest airport for international air cargo since it opened nearly a decade ago. In that time, the volume of air cargo has doubled.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Guangzhou still on FedEx hub list

Federal Express (FedEx), Asia's No2 express operator, yesterday strengthened its commitments to two airports in the Philippines but said Guangzhou's new 18-billionyuan complex remained in the running to be the carrier's regional hub.

1 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

FedEx keeps its Asia-Pacific hub in Philippines

The news of a relocation to the former Clark air force base is a blow to Guangzhou

Federal Express (FedEx) will sign an agreement next month to relocate its Asia-Pacific hub to the former Clark air force base in the Philippines, perhaps as early as next year, according to sources.

31 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

FedEx head calls on SAR to relax aviation services rules

Senior executives at Federal Express (FedEx) have warned Hong Kong to adopt a more liberal aviation policy or risk losing ground to the Philippines.

Its AsiaOne hub is in Subic Bay, the Philippines.

12 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

FedEx delays direct-express service at Huangtian Airport

Federal Express Corp (FedEx) has put off plans to provide a direct-express service at Shenzhen's Huangtian Airport this month until all export procedures are properly in place.

The company plans to launch the service in April.

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

FedEx launches global service

Federal Express has launched a round-the-world air cargo service which is expected to reduce transit times to the Middle East and Asia. The flight begins in Indianapolis and routes via Paris, Dubai, Bombay, Bangkok and Subic Bay, to return via Anchorage.

15 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Call to get tough in freight row

Federal Express Corp says it will encourage the Clinton administration to take a strong stand in the dispute with Japan over air cargo rights.

The US Government is concerned about Japan's refusal to allow Federal Express to fly to the Philippines, China and Indonesia after landing in Japan.

23 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

FedEx adds to routes

Federal Express (FedEx) has extended its United States-China and China-Asia service to four direct flights weekly.

The all-cargo flights will link US cities with Beijing and Shanghai through the company's AsiaOne network.

The service connects China to FedEx's Asia-Pacific hub in Subic Bay, the Philippines, which links 13 cities in Asia.

11 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

FedEx to cash in on China boom

THE express transportation industry in China is expected to grow by 30 to 40 per cent a year, Brooke Harwood, Federal Express (FedEx) managing director and general manager for China, says.

He said the growth rate was 50 to 100 per cent faster when compared with the traditional air cargo industry.

9 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

FedEx aiming for Japan-China link

FEDERAL Express (FedEx) has been seeking authorisation from Japan's Ministry of Transport to fly from Japan to China, sources say.

The major US freight forwarder plans to expand its next-day delivery service, which began in September, from Tokyo and Osaka to 11 other Asian destinations.

6 Nov 1995 - 12:00am