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ACL Airshop looks to e-commerce for international growth [VIDEO]

ACL Airshop looks to e-commerce for international growth [VIDEO]

May 24, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

E-commerce is lighting a fire under the air cargo industry, and ACL Airshop is trying to capture that momentum to push the ULD business to the forefront of the industry. As higher package volumes drive up demand for air freight, ACL Airshop’s chairman Steve Townes and managing director- international MarcRead More

Swiss WorldCargo’s Perez gives inside scoop on what shippers want

Swiss WorldCargo’s Perez gives inside scoop on what shippers want

May 24, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

A few months ago, Andres Perez worked at Estée Lauder, a vertically integrated company where demand for goods could be accommodated by adding a few more shifts and simply producing more. But now that he’s the new head of business development and customer experience at Swiss WorldCargo, Perez is workingRead More

April Drewry price index indicates ongoing recovery

April Drewry price index indicates ongoing recovery

May 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

Consider the airfreight recovery to be still alive and kicking. That’s the verdict according to th latest installment of the Drewry East-West Airfreight Price Index, showing airfreight rates continuing to recover through April. With an 8 percent year-over-year increase in monthly rates, Drewry’s numbers suggest that that demand for airfreightRead More

Prime Air pilots picket Amazon board meeting in Seattle

Prime Air pilots picket Amazon board meeting in Seattle

May 23, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

[UPDATED] Pilots that fly for Amazon.com’s Prime Air picketed the e-commerce giant’s annual shareholders meeting, held today in Seattle. The pilots, who fly for Atlas Air World Wide (AAWW), picketed outside the venue to pressure Amazon leadership to reverse the high attrition rate that Atlas Communications Committee chairman Michael GriffithRead More

Delta Cargo President Gareth Joyce on the carrier’s turnaround [VIDEO]

Delta Cargo President Gareth Joyce on the carrier’s turnaround [VIDEO]

May 23, 2017 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Delta Cargo’s president, Gareth Joyce, has led a promising turnaround for the cargo department, which had been stuck in the doldrums for years. From the moment Joyce began, it has been a learning experience for the former Mercedes-Benz Canada executive who traded his wheels for wings last May. “The firstRead More

Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland 2017

Agility signs three-year logistics deal with Porsche

May 23, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Agility is feeling the need for speed. The Kuwait-based logistics service provider has signed a three-year partnership agreement with Porsche Motorsports for the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland (PCCD) racing series. The partnership is a marquee operation for Agility, which works with automotive customers on a spectrum of automotive industry projects.Read More

Volga-Dnepr AN-124-100 flights deliver 11 generators to Antananarivo, Madagascar

Volga-Dnepr AN-124-100 flights deliver 11 generators to Antananarivo, Madagascar

May 22, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ iconic An-124-100 freighters delivered 11 generators, weighing 57 tonnes a piece, to Madagascar’s capital city Antananarivo. The added juice provides a critical boost to the country’s power grid, where rolling blackouts triggered social unrest in 2014, and a cyclone that struck this March caused widespread power outages. ARead More

DHL adds supply chain cyber security monitoring to risk management platform

DHL adds supply chain cyber security monitoring to risk management platform

May 22, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

Last week’s WannaCry ransomware attack was the latest chapter in a series of hacks and viruses launched by increasingly sophisticated criminals and hackers. The speed at which the malicious software racked up billions of dollars’ worth of damage underscored the vulnerability of data-intensive operations, such as those of global logisticsRead More