Logistics Roundup: January 13, 2008

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 6:09
Posted in category China Logistics

Important Announcement
Major shipping, aviation funds to boost reforms
Wal-Mart, Carrefour Spur Local Logistics Alliance
China Eastern Airlines to post ‘significant loss’ for 2008
China railways: Slowing economy means flat rail cargo volume for 2009

Read the rest of the news after the break.

General Logistics
China allows grace period on 24-hour rule
Logistics sector in Tongliao growing rapidly
Haikou to set up comprehensive bonded area

Air
Hainan Airlines to add more flights to and out of Xian
Domestic airlines eye 11% rise in passengers
Airports expect 5.58m travelers
Air ticket prices rise as Spring Festival approaching
AVIC joins hands with Tianjin for helicopters
Airlines get 3-year grace on fuel surcharge tax
Shenzhen Airlines to launch new carrier in Yunnan

Water
China’s Tianjin Port container throughput up almost 20% in 2008
Dalian port throughput in 2008 up by 28% YoY

Road
China: Builders of bridge that collapsed sentenced

Rail
Railway station shows some love
Alstom’s call for boycott of train export groundless
China Railway wins contracts worth RMB 25 bln
Wuhan-Guangzhou rail work resumes after residents suspend protest
Security tightened in Guangzhou Railway Station

Warehousing/ Distribution
Suning to open over 200 new stores in 2009

Technology

RFID World China to Host the First 2009 China International RFID Technologies and Applications Show
E-commerce platform to help exports
Sterling Commerce Receives Logistics Awards in China
Neonlite Selects Infor to Illuminate Manufacturing and Logistics Processes

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