702, 2023

Embracing Innovation and Sustainability

Innovation in freight has been a rapidly growing area in recent years, driven by a range of factors including increasing global trade, e-commerce growth, and a need for more efficient and sustainable supply chains.

1107, 2022

We’re Hiring – Freight Forwarding Executive

Due to recent expansion, we are seeking to recruit a Freight Forwarding Executive. The ideal candidates would have: • A' level standard of education. • Knowledge of spoken and written Maltese, English and preferably also

707, 2022

Ryanair Strengthening Malta’s Aircraft (MRO) Activity

On June 21st Ryanair reported their €20m milestone agreement to use Malta’s facilities for the organization’s maintenance aircraft fleet, adding the list with Lufthansa Technik  and EasyJet.  Low cost Ryanair engages 2,500 engineers within

2706, 2022

Contract Manufacturing & Global Logistics

The evolution of FreightZone’s presence in China led to applying a business model enhancing supply chain processes to our customers. Since 2012 the company engaged itself in providing contract manufacturing on behalf of our

604, 2022

Printed Circuit Boards – Supply Chain Analysis

Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) require multiple elements and raw materials to be assembled. The procedure brings along a complex supply chain management to fit with the whole manufacturing process. PCBs are considered to be

411, 2021

Is Shanghai really becoming Duty Free?

It’s on the verge of happening: Duty-free shops are expected to become a rage in Shanghai, mainland China's commercial capital and most populous city. The local government has recently decided to take the road

410, 2021

Facing Supply Chain Challenges

It could not be the usual good tidings for Christmas this year when it comes to gifts. Their arrival from abroad may not be timely and be more expensive. Nothing to do with Father

2708, 2021

Top reasons why freight costs from China are rocketing

China is key to shifting world trade. What happens there affects practically all of us around the world. Moving freight to and from China is becoming increasingly expensive. In fact, freight costs from China

807, 2021

Port of Yantian – Status

The port of Yantian in South China Sea is considered to be one of the biggest ports globally. After a port employee was detected with Covid-19 Alpha variant the overall output of the port

1011, 2020

FreightZone – Your Gateway to China

"On the recent occasion of the 19th Chinese Bridge-Chinese proficiency, Mr John Zerafa had the opportunity to meet the Director Prof Ji at the Confucius Institute at the Unversity of Malta. During the conversation,

805, 2020

Qatar Airways and Air Malta sign codeshare partnership

Agreement follows the launch of Qatar Airways’ direct service between Doha and Malta in June last year Increased connectivity and travel options for customers of both airlines Qatar Airways has signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement

1212, 2019

Film Logistics

Photo source: www.happytowonder.com Setting up Film/Television productions demands professional planning.  Time management is pivotal and must ensure that all cargo deliveries including all kinds of props for Actors/Extras are meeting the exact timelines dictated

1511, 2019

CargoSmart container blockchain consortium moves forward

CargoSmart has successfully completed a proof-of-concept with eTradeConnect, a multi-bank blockchain consortium in Hong Kong facilitated by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority The engagement explored ways to improve global trade through enhanced collaboration among shippers,

409, 2019

COSCO buys big stake in Italian terminal

  Not far from an abandoned industrial site with rusted metals reminiscent of its manufacturing past, the port of Vado Ligure carries the promise of the Italian city’s future. Neighboring an old reefer terminal that

1807, 2019

China signs BRI deals with 18 Arabian countries

China has signed cooperation documents on jointly building the Belt and Road with 18 Arabian countries, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Friday, July 12. China-Arab joint efforts to push forward cooperation on the Belt

406, 2019

DP World, SMS Aim to Revolutionize Global Port Logistics

An international joint-venture formed by Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World and industrial engineering specialists SMS group will revolutionize the way that containers are handled in ports. A new and intelligent storing system will

1001, 2019

COSCO, HIT, ACT & MTL enter into a Hong Kong Seaport agreement

Enhance competitiveness of the Terminals Further strengthen Hong Kong as an International Shipping Hub   Hong Kong – 9 January 2019 – COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (”COSCO SHIPPING Ports” or “CSP”) today announced that COSCO-HIT Terminals

3108, 2018

Malta airport grounds could see major transformation

Airline cargo may be transferred to the Freeport through a dedicated link in the future as government considers options to develop the aviation sector around the airport. But that is just one of many ideas

308, 2018

OK Google, Welcome to Logistics

In today’s business world, everyone is everything. Industries are so interconnected that being part of one requires you to be a part of many others. Take Amazon, for example: as we’ve written before, the e-commerce

2806, 2018

Evolving freight forwarders remain optimistic

A white paper entitled The Evolving Freight Forwarding Market (2018) and based on 50 responses to a survey carried out by logistics research and consultancy firm  Logistics Trends & Insights (LTI) in April reveals a

2004, 2018

Exports down, imports up in February

Trade deficit up €45m compared to February 2016 Imports increased by €19.7 million, while exports decreased by €25.7 million, in February, the National Statistics Office reported on Monday. The increase in the value of imports

1704, 2018

Malta Freeport gearing up for future challenges

Malta Freeport Terminals handled a record 3.15 million containers in 2017 as it continued to consolidate its position as a leading transhipment hub in the Mediterraneanin. Twenty weekly mainline services now call at the Freeport, which

501, 2018

€15 million pharma plant to open in Malta in 2019

The new company will initially employ 60 people Global pharmaceuticals company Cetic is planning to set up a €15 million plant in Malta by not later than 2019, creating 60 jobs, Economic Services Minister Chris

3108, 2017

Cargo megaship is the largest-ever vessel to visit Malta

A container ship that is four football pitches long has become the largest-ever vessel to visit Malta. The Munich Maersk is 399 metres long and 58.6 metres wide, with a maximum capacity of 20,568 TEU containers. Built

103, 2017

The Benefits of Choosing an Independent Freight Forwarder

What is an independent freight forwarder? An independent freight forwarder is not part of “multinationals” or “global freight forwarders.” They have their own offices, which they do not typically own worldwide, but do business with

1201, 2017

WCA and alibaba.com collaborate on cross-border e-commerce shipments

Logistics network WCA and e-tailer Alibaba.com have signed a co-operation agreement that will see approved WCA member companies integrated into the Alibaba.com logistics platform for cross-border e-commerce shipments. WCA, the independent freight forwarder alliance, will

410, 2016

Hangang Holdings Group

What differentiates FreightZone is its unique presence in China. As a European company, FreightZone has along the years engaged itself into Advisory Projects related to the “Supply Chain Industry”.  The company has an in-depth knowledge

1808, 2016

Seafood – Logistics project

FreightZone Logistics Malta nominated by a Chinese consortium to conduct research, trends, e-commerce, on Seafood consumption in China 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r8pcIvaVjg

2603, 2016

New website launched

Frightzone is proud to announce the launch of a newly redeveloped website. The new website has a clean uncluttered design, improved functionality and enhanced rich content. We welcome you to our new online presence. We