Freight

Parcel Delivery Company Sendle goes global with DHL

                                                       Founder Sendle -James Chin Moody  Sydney-based parcel delivery startup Sendle has set its sights

Nigeria Customs impound 18 bulletproof Vehicles in Abuja

- Over 283 exotic Vehicles Impounded by the Service in the last two months Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday said it had impounded exotic bulletproof vehicles, which were imported into the country without payment of duties. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed

Inter-State Buses: Ojota Park Ready for Banned Bus Operators – NURTW

Lagos Nigeria, The Chairman of Lagos State Branch of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Tajudeen Agbede on Tuesday said the inter-state transport park at Odo-Iyaalaro in Ojota is now ready to accommodate the Bus operators banned along

Ryanair publishes full list of cancellations

Ryanair has published full details of which of its flights are being cancelled between now and 28 October. Chief Executive Mr. Michael O'Leary  said that customers whose flights have been axed will also receive an email. The budget airline is cancelling

New York readied for annual traffic nightmare

As Trump visits U.N., New York prepares for 'Super Bowl' of security Expect delivery delays to packages for the Manhattan NY area   NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police and a host of federal agencies are preparing for the annual

Top 25 Freight Forwarders 2017: Digitization & E-Commerce continue to reshape the marketplace

The global freight forwarding market has grown by 2.7% in real terms since this time last year, but owing to a continuation of excess capacity issues and lower average oil prices, rates continue to fall in both air and sea

Emirates resumes Abuja flight, Kano soon

Emirates Airlines will return to the Abuja route on November 1, 2017 after vacating it for one year. The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, disclosed this via his Twitter handle @hadisirika. He tweeted that he has “Concluded with Emirates

Just 3 Words Will Pinpoint Your Location In Stunning New Mapping System Used By Mercedes

Have you ever been frustrated when your GPS sat-nav mapping function automatically disengages as you near your destination? Or it misses your intended address by a whole block? Not anymore. What3words (w3w) has a surprisingly simple and efficient way to find

“The Game has started” Daimler delivers first electric trucks to its first Customer UPS Inc

UPS adds 3 all-electric delivery trucks to its fleet DETROIT (Reuters) - Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) on Thursday said United Parcel Service Inc(UPS.N) will be the first U.S. commercial customer for its new battery-powered eCanter truck, and the company will expand its

Tesla plans to reveal electric lorry in October

CEO Telsa, Elon Musk described the Tesla electric lorry as "unreal Tesla is likely to unveil its electric articulated lorry in October, chief executive Elon Musk said on Thursday. The firm had previously said the vehicle would be released next month.

Why Self-Driving Trucks May Come Before Taxi Service

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan, equipped with Waymo's self-driving technology. Source: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles   Waymo CEO predicts Self-Driving Trucks May Come Before Taxi Service Alphabet arm exploring "goods transportation" and ride-hailing Krafcik says Ford and GM could still partner with Waymo   Bloomberg - Alphabet

Lagos bans inter-state buses, vehicles along Ikorodu Road

Lagos Nigeria, Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the restriction of the operation of interstate buses and vehicles operating along Ikorodu Road from going beyond Ojodu Berger and Ojota Motor Parks.   The State Government has also issued a seven-day ultimatum to

Nigeria Government to spend N100bn Sukuk fund for road infrastructure

Abuja, Director-General, Mrs. Patience Oniha, of the Debt Management Office, had said the 100bn from the Islamic Bond Sukuk will be dedicated to building critical road infrastructure across the country. The sovereign Sukuk is an ethical-based investment in which rent is based on

California is planning to ban marijuana deliveries by drone

FILE PHOTO - An aerosol drone flies during a training at LTFY drone training school on the outskirts of Beijing, China August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee (Thomson Reuters)   But some in the industry think it's only a matter of time before California's

4 major transport projects that would connect the whole of Africa

These projects will surely make Africa one big market.   Africa is currently undergoing massive infrastructural development, especially with projects aimed at boosting cross border trades. The continent, through the African Union’s Continental Free Trade Area (CTFA), is also on a mission to establish

Mercedes-Benz to offer electric option for every car by 2022

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler’s Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche on Monday said Mercedes-Benz will offer electric versions of all its models by 2022, converting its Smart city car brand to become fully electric. Speaking at the company’s investor day in Sindelfingen, Germany,

China looks at ending sales of diesel and petrol engine cars

- Stock market responded swiftly in Shanghai sending shares new-energy auto firms northward BEIJING (AP) — China is joining France and Britain in announcing plans to end sales of gasoline and diesel cars. China's industry ministry is developing a timetable to end production

Lagos State Task Force To Evacuate Danfo Buses

Lagos, Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force will today (Monday) begin phasing out of danfo buses engaging in illegal activities at Ojuelegba and Ikeja under bridges. The Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force, SP Olayinka Egbeyemi said the

F.B.I. Investigateing Uber Software Used to Monitor Lyft Drivers

SAN FRANCISCO (NYT) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States attorney’s office in New York are looking into whether Uber used tactics and software to illegally interfere with Lyft, its largest American competitor. The investigation is focused on

China Economy Booms with Exports as the Major source

BEIJING –  China's economy got an another boost from a foreign trade last month, with exports posting modest growth, though the recent surge in the yuan's value is starting to weigh on Chinese exporters. China's exports increased 5.5% from a year

Management

Uber Sues Mobile Agency in U.S Alleges Mobile Ad Fraud

Uber Technologies Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Fetch Media Ltd., a mobile ad agency owned by ad giant Dentsu Inc., 4324 2.23% alleging the agency misrepresented the effectiveness of its mobile ads, failed to prevent ad fraud and didn’t return rebates owed to Uber. The

Nigeria Customs impound 18 bulletproof Vehicles in Abuja

The Dangers Of Hackable Cars

Why British Airways flight Was held at Paris airport

New York readied for annual traffic nightmare

BMW says car keys may be replaced by mobile phone apps

Renault-Nissan To Launch out 12 new electric vehicles by 2022

Volkswagen Recalls Millions of Vehicles in China to Replace Air Bags

“The Game has started” Daimler delivers first electric trucks to its first Customer UPS Inc

How Nigeria plans to concession its 2 most commercially viable and busiest airports

Insolvent Air Berlin cancels 100s of flight

U.S. House unanimously approves sweeping self-driving car measure

F.B.I. Investigateing Uber Software Used to Monitor Lyft Drivers

Arik owners challenge takeover in N20bn suit against Govt, Ethiopian Airlines

How Airline Jobs Were Ruined – Nobody wants to be a pilot anymore

United Continental: Is Something Amiss?

Taxify halts London services after regulator questions licence

Holla Cab app launches Its Service Soon

Unveiling Nissan 2018 Leaf Electric Car

EU approves insolvent Air Berlin’s 150 million euro lifeline

Industries

Qatar Airways Launches In-flights Double beds

Nigerian Government Advised To Stop Foreign Airlines’ Multiple Entry Points

The President of the Aviation Round Table (ART), Mr. Gbenga Olowo, has advised the Federal Government to stop foreign airlines from having multiple entry points into the country. Olowo, who gave the advice in Lagos on Wednesday, urged the government

Nigeria Approves Rail Lines Linking Landlocked countries -Togo, Ghana

(Business Day) Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has explained reasons over the approval of a rail line linking Daura, Katisna State, and the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari. On his recent visit to the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) for a

The story behind Nigeria’s improving air safety record

(Business Day) Many adult Nigerians still fly with some fear in their hearts. This is because they have fresh memories when planes were falling from the Nigerian skies. But that has not been the case in the last three years

Airport Workers Protest Against Concession Of Airports

                                                       Aviation workers protesting along Airport Road (Channels TV )- Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria

The Best U.S Domestic Airlines For Elite Travelers

New rankings from The Points Guy, a website dedicated to airline, hotel and credit card points, suggest that Alaska Airlines may have the best loyalty program for ultra-frequent travelers. Frequent flyers that earn elite status (or traveling at least 25,000 miles

Ryanair publishes full list of cancellations

Ryanair has published full details of which of its flights are being cancelled between now and 28 October. Chief Executive Mr. Michael O'Leary  said that customers whose flights have been axed will also receive an email. The budget airline is cancelling

Apapa Jetty fire will not affect fuel supply – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has assured motorists and other consumers of petroleum products nationwide that the fire incident which occurred at Apapa loading jetty at the early hours of yesterday  will not affect supply of petroleum products. NNPC advised

Finally, Lagos International Airport Gets Certified

Nigeria’s International Airport known as  Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, has been certified by the  Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). Making the airport the first to be certified, out of the 22 airports managed by the Federal Airports Authority of

Airlines observe Flights Operations As ULC Commence strike

Lagos Nigeria,  Aviation unions had shunned the directives to shut down the Nigerian airspace as the United Labour Congres begins a nationwide strike. The union comprise of the Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals, Aeronautical Information Services Association of Nigeria and the National Association

Passengers Left stranded In New Zealand Largest Airport.

Thousands of airline passengers were stranded in Auckland on Monday after a burst pipeline cut jet fuel supplies to New Zealand's largest airport. The damaged pipeline is Auckland Airport's only source of jet fuel. The disruption is expected to last at

Why British Airways flight Was held at Paris airport

A British Airways flight was evacuated at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris on Sunday amid security concerns.   Paris (CNN) - A British Airways flight was briefly grounded in Paris early Sunday, with passengers deplaned amid security concerns, French authorities said. Flight BA303 was

Ryanair Cancels 82 Flights After It ‘Messed Up’ Crew’s Time Off

Irish airline will scrap 40 to 50 flights daily for six weeks Sees punctuality improving as ‘small number’ miss their trips Ryanair Holdings Plc scrapped 82 flights on Sunday, the start of a six-week program of cancellations it’s making as it

Ethiopian Air Seeks Zambia, Chad and Congo Hubs, But No Arik Bid

African No. 1 planning major expansion of regional ventures CEO says interest in Nigerian carrier has been misreported Bloomberg- Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise is in talks about founding regional divisions in Zambia and Chad and aims to buy part of the Democratic

Track laying of new Lagos-Ibadan rail begins in December

Nigeria Minister for Transporation - Mr. Rotimi Ameachi Lagos Nigeria,  Nigerian Minister for Transportation Mr. Rotimi Ameachi had announced that the contractor handling the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, is expected to commence the laying of the track

Aero Contractors to seek free trade status-FG

Lagos Nigeria,  Aero Contractors through its Managing Director, Captain Ado Sanusi said the airline will approach the federal government to grant it Free Trade Zone status to enable it effectively carry out C – check maintenance on airplanes at its

FAAN moves to end power outage at Lagos airport

•Re-cabling of airport has Commenced (Nigerian Tribune) -The incessant power outage at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos may soon become history as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is already making moves to change the old cables at the airport

SELF-DRIVING BOATS: THE NEXT TECH TRANSPORTATION RACE

BOSTON (AP) - Self-driving cars may not hit the road in earnest for many years - but autonomous boats could be just around the pier. Spurred in part by the car industry's race to build driverless vehicles, marine innovators are building automated ferry

Lagos bans inter-state buses, vehicles along Ikorodu Road

Lagos Nigeria, Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the restriction of the operation of interstate buses and vehicles operating along Ikorodu Road from going beyond Ojodu Berger and Ojota Motor Parks.   The State Government has also issued a seven-day ultimatum to

Seaports Prepare to Reopen After Irma

Several Southeast seaports that shut down ahead of Hurricane Irma say they will be able to reopen in the next 48 hours, allowing badly needed shipments of fuel, food and other goods to make their way into the region. Half-dozen major ports, including

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