IAA 2018 – Hannover

Strong recovery for Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo saw its operating result improve last year by more than a quarter (26.6%) to 100 million euro. The German freight carrier was again more successful than its big European rival Air France-KLM Cargo, which last year suffered an appreciable loss of 212 million euro. The German freight carrier was able to improve its […] Lees verder»

Van Eck delivers the 16th Chick Thermo Transporter to Fraport AG

Van Eck not only supplies road vehicles for air freight, but is also active in airport equipment. Last month Van Eck supplied the 16th Chick Thermo Transporter to Fraport AG in Frankfurt. The Chick Thermo Transporter is intended for the transport of live chicks from the aircraft to the animal facility at the airport. Fraport […] Lees verder»

Baden-Württemberg approves LHV

After a lot of lobbying by Daimler the German State of Baden-Württemberg has come round: LHVs can drive on three road sections. Daimler and the State are cooperating on the trial that will start within a few weeks. The German Transport Ministry announced the trial in Baden-Württemberg last month. Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Head of Daimler Trucks […] Lees verder»

Air freight this year again strongest grower in German freight transport

This year air freight will again be the strongest grower in freight transport from, to and in Germany. The air freight volumes will rise by 2.5%. This is apparent from forecasts of traffic and transport growth that Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt has announced. According to him, road transport may count on growth of 2%. For […] Lees verder»

Van Eck officially certified as partner of EIPL

In March 2013 the new Good Distribution Practice (GDP) standard for pharma logistics came into force. The institute EIPL, European Institute for Pharma Logistics GmbH advises manufacturers in transport solutions and transport contractors on the implementation of the GDP. If a transport company wants to transport medicines it will among other things have to have […] Lees verder»

Georgi invests in 20 pharma certified airfreight trailers

Georgi GmbH & Co. KG – Transporte from Burbach has placed an order with Van Eck for 20 high secured pharma certified airfreight cool trailers. Georgi is a family company and within Europe one of the biggest transport companies in airfreight traffic. In recent years Georgi has specialised in particular in highly sensitive transport in […] Lees verder»

KLM is aiming for highly profitable pharma logistics

For many years airline companies have been accused of messing around with pharma logistics. The quality was a long way off that of container shipping. KLM is changing track and investing Euro 25 million in a new refrigerated storage centre at Schiphol, because the transport of pills may pull the loss-making KLM Cargo out of […] Lees verder»

Van Eck first and only supplier in the market with pharma certified airfreight trailer

Van Eck is the first company in the market to supply a pharma certified airfreight trailer. Pharmaceuticals manufacturers are increasingly applying for a pharma certification because of the revised Directives of the European Commission on GDP (Good Distribution Practices). As a result air cargo companies are carrying out increasingly stringent checks on air cargo carriers […] Lees verder»