In the first half of 2012, amid strife and turmoil across much of the industry, Saudi Airlines Cargo carried 251,500 tonnes of cargo. The number is a 26-percent, year-over-year, increase in activity. Cargo revenue rose 25 percent, year-over-year, during the first six months of 2012.
The manufacturer of numerous items, ranging from sewing machines to multifunctional copiers, Brother found paper-based tracking of shipments from Asia to its U.S. destinations was simply inadequate. It made the smart move to a SaaS-based tracking and monitoring solution.
Last year saw record revenues and employment among the world's biggest construction companies, according to International Construction magazine's Top 200 ranking, although profitability was poorer than in 2010.