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China signs agreements opening access to Kenyan exports

China signed accords with Kenya that will allow access for farm produce from the East African nation, a presidential aide said. “After a week of delicate negotiations, formal sanitary and phytosanitary agreements have been signed between Kenya and China for Kenya’s agricultural produce to enter the Chinese market,” the…

Royal FloraHolland updates rates for 2019

Following consultation with the customer platform, Royal FloraHolland adapted and fixed their rates for 2019. In 2019 they will be building on the following principles: payment according to use digital is the standard simplifying rates system Which costs will be reduced? Packaging rates: The auction is lowering the packaging rates below. These packaging rate reductions will be given in the…

Ethiopian takes delivery of its 8th freighter

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has taken delivery of its 8th B777 freighter aircraft in its cargo fleet family, on November 10, 2018 at its home base at Bole International Airport. Regarding the delivery of the new freighter, Ethiopian Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “We are very delighted to welcome our 8th B777…

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Buying flowers and plants in one auction room

Buying flowers and plants? Did you know that you can do that in one auction room? This is possible at two Royal FloraHolland locations. At which locations is this possible? You can buy flowers and plants in one auction room in Naaldwijk and Aalsmeer, but not in all auction rooms: In Naaldwijk, you can buy plants in plant auction room D…

New label for CC Containers

The label (CC TAG5) for the CC Container is of a brand new design. It was developed specifically to be used in the CC Pool and to suit the needs of the horticultural industry. The label can be read faster, more easily and accurately with various types of scanners. With a new label Container Centralen wants to reset the CC Pool…

Royal FloraHolland invites discussion about logistics services

More than 450 buyers and growers have given their feedback during the past week on “How can Royal FloraHolland improve its logistics services?” The results are a good base to really start a conversation with you about: starting auctions one hour earlier, auction trolleys and end times. Click here for more information on upcoming discussion…

Can Uber replace a company delivery vehicle?

For more than 100 years, retail flower shops have operated their own delivery vehicle. The capital cost of running such a vehicle (lease, fuel, maintenance) and a full-time driver easily exceed $3,000-$4,000 a month in many markets. by Alex Frost With the recent acceleration in crowdsourced companies (Uber, Lyft and many others),…

Turkish Cargo introduces flights to Ho Chi Minh

Turkish Cargo decided to increase its capacity in Vietnam after an initial presence in capital Hanoi since 2015, adding the country’s biggest city Ho Chi Minh (SNG) to its flight network. Flights to Ho Chi Minh, which has a high export potential and a significant cargo traffic with the European market, are carried…

Emirates SkyCargo transports 23% of Sri Lanka’s airfreight cargo

Sri Lanka’s exports range from fresh fish to delicate flowers and many are colourful, tasty or fragrant and must arrive at their destinations on time and in pristine condition. According to figures released by Emirates SkyCargo’s Colombo office, its freight division transported 27,000 tonnes of cargo from Colombo in…

November all about Logistics

A new month, a new Special. This time it's all about Logistics. Every day, articles on this subject will be published on a special place in the newsletters and on the website, both on FloralDaily and our Dutch sister site, BPnieuws. Logistics Logistics is a hot topic. Smaller orders, home delivery, online orders, it puts a…


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