http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Aviation - One of the leading aviation IT solutions provider, IBS Software, has set up a Test Factory for Lufthansa Cargo. The purpose of this facility is to ensure that all Lufthansa Cargo application software is fit for purpose.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Aviation - Close on the heels of announcing fairly positive financial numbers for the first half of 2017, Lufthansa Cargo chief executive and chairman of the executive board Peter Gerber held a press conference in Mumbai to formally announce the launch of additional freighter services to Mumbai.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - One of the largest privately owned independent port operators, Gulftainer has marked the maiden call of the CMA CGM Virginia vessel at its flagship Khorfakkan Container Terminal (KCT). The vessel has a capacity of 5,095 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU). The vessel call was completed in a record 5.6 hours, approximately 8.4 hours ahead of schedule.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Aviation - General Electric (GE) has announced the appointment of Vishal Wanchoo as President & CEO of GE South Asia effective October 1, 2017. Vishal succeeds Banmali Agrawala, who is moving on from GE to join Tata Sons as President of its infrastructure
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Supply Chain - The Tanzanian government has partnered with Zipline, automated logistics company based in California, to begin using drones to make up to 2,000 life-saving deliveries per day to over one thousand health facilities. The drones and delivery service are built and operated by Zipline.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Cargolux Airlines is launching two new destinations in Africa, Douala in Cameroon and Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Services to Lubumbashi will begin on September 15 while Douala is served as of 3 October.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Shulami Qalinge took over as the chief executive of the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) recently. She is the first women chief executive and succeeds Richard Vallihu. In her current role Qalinge oversees the operation of eight commercial ports with a total staff capacity of over 4 300.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - German based Lufthansa Group has reported the strongest H1 results in 2017. They reported a 56.6 percent hike in the revenue by the group that amounted to EUR 672 million. Also, there were over all betterment seen in the H1 numbers of different verticals of the group.