The idea that Panalpina “has to go sooner rather than later” is growing in popularity among my sources, notwithstanding public remarks made by Kuehne + Nagel management on Friday and Panalpina on Sunday.

However, beware the hype. I may very well be wrong, but I doubt K+N has any serious intention to take over its smaller domestic rival in its current form, although the ousting of chairman Peter Ulber could trigger big changes in Basel.

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