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Qatar freighters going to the city of angels

March 26, 2015 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

Qatar Airways Cargo based in Doha, Qatar, will launch a freighter service to Los Angeles in April. The twice-weekly 777F frequency, with capacity for 100 tonnes of cargo, is the carrier’s fourth U.S. freighter destination, joining Houston, Chicago and Atlanta.

Tigers acquires WorldLink

March 26, 2015 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

Hong Kong-based supply chain company Tigers has acquired Perth, Australia-based forwarding company WorldLink. No price was disclosed. WorldLink principals David Wilkins and Toni Glucina will stay on.

CEVA opens new facility in Italy

CEVA opens new facility in Italy

March 26, 2015 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

CEVA Logistics opened a 17,000-square-foot local distribution center for Magneti Marelli After Market Parts and Services, an independent spare auto parts network,  in Padua Interporto, Italy.  The new center features 5,000 shelf locations and is entirely managed by RFID, which is supported by CEVA’s technology suite CEVA Matrix.

U-Freight has new HQ

March 26, 2015 at 6:20 pm 0 comments

U-Freight America Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of international freight service and logistics group U-Freight, has moved into new headquarters in San Francisco. The 5,300-square-foot office will be home for U-Freight America’s sales, accounting, customer service and administration teams, as well as staff from the company’s NVOCC, U-Ocean.

Bison on the move in Alaska

Bison on the move in Alaska

March 26, 2015 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

A herd of bison will be moved from the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage Valley, Alaska, to Shageluk, Alaska, in specially built “bison boxes,” which will be loaded onto a Lynden Transport commercial version of a C-130. The bison boxes are large containers which can hold seven of theRead More

AfA calls for new TSA leader

March 26, 2015 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

The Airforwarder’s Association wants President Obama to nominate a new administrator for the Transportation Security Administration. The agency has been without a confirmed administrator since the end of 2014, when John Pistole retired. Policy initiatives that AfA said need a confirmed administrator in order to move forward include finalizing pendingRead More

Carriers aid in Ebola crisis

March 26, 2015 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Delta World Charter and Air Partner Charters operated a cargo relief flight in late February from Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, to Conakry, Guinea. The flight was delivering essential supplies to the West African county to aid in the fight against the Ebola virus. Skyline Air Ltd. And GeodisRead More

Qatar freighters going to the city of angels

March 26, 2015

Qatar Airways Cargo based in Doha, Qatar, will launch a freighter service to Los Angeles in April. The twice-weekly 777F frequency, with capacity for 100 tonnes of cargo, is the carrier’s fourth U.S. freighter destination, joining Houston, Chicago and Atlanta.

DHL expanding in India

March 26, 2015

The Hindu Business Line reports that DHL Express is planning to establish its third air cargo terminal in India, to be located in Mumbai. The new facility will be in addition to DHL facilities at the Delhi and Bengaluru airports. A forecast by IATA in late 2014 said India wasRead More

Bison on the move in Alaska

Bison on the move in Alaska

March 26, 2015

A herd of bison will be moved from the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage Valley, Alaska, to Shageluk, Alaska, in specially built “bison boxes,” which will be loaded onto a Lynden Transport commercial version of a C-130. The bison boxes are large containers which can hold seven of theRead More