Please note that our offices will be open during the holidays, in reduced staff, on the following dates: 24.12.2018 morning 27.12.2018 all day 28.12.2018 all day 31.12.2018 morning We will open again as normal from the 3rd January 2018.
The Swissterminal informed us that due to an urgent overhaul of the crane of 30.11. as of 08.12.2018, only one crane instead of two will be available for handling in Frenkendorf (road and rail). Please note that during the inspection period, track capacity is greatly reduced, that is, we need to reduce single wagon traffic [...]
The bi-annual forecast of GS1 Switzerland and University of Saint-Gall suggests that the Swiss logistics industry is looking forward to a few rather pleasing months. Economic development in Switzerland, as in the most European countries, is positive. The secretary of state (SECO) expects an annual growth of the GDP of 1.9% in Switzerland for [...]
According to the 2018 CNUDED (Conference on Trade and Development) report, growth in shipping traffic is not expected until 2023. Trade increased strongly in 2017 to 4%, based on the recovery of the global economy. Statistically speaking, this is the highest in the last five years. Global transshipment volumes reached $ 10.7 billion and [...]
In 2017, Swiss civil aviation registered around 1.4 million take-offs and landings, which included 56 million local and transfer passengers. With approximately 99% of the total, the line and charter traffic was distinctly dominant at passenger level. General aviation consists of 67% of the movements. Key figures on civil aviation in 2017 The [...]
From next week, it will no longer be possible to use the Rhine for container traffic. There is no other choice than to use rail or truck. We suggest that you reserve your containers a few weeks in advance, especially for export, because we can book inbound containers much earlier, compared to outbound ones.
This bank holiday is the "Federal Fast" and is on the third Sunday of September. The tradition is that the prune tart is the only element of the lunch.
During the last weeks/months they had about twice as many empty gate in than empty gate out. Due to this situation, they have reached their capacity limits in Frenkendorf and they need to stop acceptance of all empty equipment as from 03.09.2018. As the rhine terminals are also short of space they can only offer [...]
The air cargo volume at European airports continued to increase in the second quarter of 2018, but only 2.1%. In the first half of 2018, there was an increase of 3.3% (results published by the association of European airports ACI Europe. IATA also announces a 3.3% improvement concerning the airfreight transport services of European airlines [...]
This beautiful summer also has its disadvantages. In fact, the low rainfall makes the Rhine level drop sharply. We will soon arrive at level 7, which means your containers cannot be moved smoothly anymore to/from the ports of sailing. The solution is to reserve your export containers by rail, but we must make reservations well [...]