Wednesday, June 19, 2024

YTO to turn Jiaxing Airport into a major logistics hub

Yuantong Group will invest 12.2 billion yuan ($1.8 billion) to build a logistics hub at Jiaxing Airport in Zhejiang province to build an intermodal and trade distribution centre. In the first phase, Yuantong will construct a logistics hub covering 600,000 square metres with an investment of 7.3 billion yuan covering air cargo hubs, maintenance areas, […]

E-commerce is not the only driver of growth

So what is driving all this demand? With so much talk in the industry revolving around e-commerce, one could be forgiven for thinking this was the sole driver of air cargo at the moment, writes Donald Urquhart. “It has had a tremendous impact, and consumer demand for instant gratification for delivery coupled with a need […]

Cainiao Network to develop premium logistics centre in Hong Kong

HKIA releases January cargo figures

A joint venture led by Alibaba Group’s logistics arm, Cainiao Network has been awarded the tender to develop and manage a premium logistics centre at Hong Kong International Airport. The centre at Kwo Lo Wan in the South Cargo Precinct of the airport will be the third largest warehouse in Hong Kong, occupying a site […]

YTO Cargo Airlines picks Hactl as Hong Kong handling agent

YTO Cargo Airlines, the aircraft operating arm of courier firm YTO Express, has picked Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) as its handling agent for Hong Kong. Airline operations commenced in September 2015, and the newest route from, which operates four times a week from Wuxi to Hong Kong, started on 29 January, uses a […]