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Cybersecurity threat larger than most imagine

Cybersecurity threat larger than most imagine

April 21, 2015 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO — During yesterday’s “Cybersecurity and the Challenges We Face in Air Cargo” panel discussion, moderator Matthew Eggers from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce asked the CNS Partnership Conference audience whether they had ever been hacked. Using their digital polling devices at their tables, 40 respondents said “no,” 23 saidRead More

Two CNS scholarships given – plus one internship

Two CNS scholarships given – plus one internship

April 21, 2015 at 9:11 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – The day after college sophomores Tim Maginn and Dana Zaher were awarded scholarships during the CNS Partnership Conference, Warren Jones, president of CNS, began today’s sessions with some more good news: the scholarships have already led to a job. Well, an internship, actually. Jones, who had spoken earlierRead More

Swiss WorldCargo collaborates with Matternet drone project

Swiss WorldCargo collaborates with Matternet drone project

April 21, 2015 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – Andreas Raptopoulos, CEO of Matternet, a company that manufactures a small, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), announced at the CNS conference this morning that his company will work with carrier Swiss WorldCargo and postal logistics firm Swiss Post on a project to test the Matternet ONE drone as anRead More

Port crisis gives Rickenbacker a boost

April 21, 2015 at 8:49 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – David Whitaker, vice-president of business development and communications at Rickenbacker Airport, has had more than 100 charters make stops at his airport since mid-February. The all-freighter airport, south of Columbus, U.S., has three arrivals and departures weekly from both Cathay Pacific and Cargolux, in addition to activity fromRead More

CNS Conference Daily Report – Day 3

CNS Conference Daily Report – Day 3

April 21, 2015 at 8:00 am 0 comments

To view the CNS Partnership conference daily report, as distributed to attendees on the third day of the show, please click the image below.

25th CNS opens with renewed call for e-freight

25th CNS opens with renewed call for e-freight

April 20, 2015 at 10:50 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – In the past year E-cargo saw its biggest jump yet, with 25 percent of CNS members in the United States getting on the EAWB bandwagon, up from 7 percent. Warren Jones, the president of CNS said it has benefitted his company, and his customers. Indeed, a common themeRead More

Menen Praises CNS, Scolds Industry for Inertia

Menen Praises CNS, Scolds Industry for Inertia

April 20, 2015 at 10:44 pm 0 comments

ORLANDO – Former Emirates SkyCargo head Ram Menen, even in retirement, proved that he can still captivate an air cargo audience during his keynote address yesterday for the Opening Session of the CNS Partnership Conference. His message was warmly received, but his message was mostly an admonishment as he scoldedRead More

25th CNS opens with renewed call for e-freight

25th CNS opens with renewed call for e-freight

April 20, 2015

ORLANDO – In the past year E-cargo saw its biggest jump yet, with 25 percent of CNS members in the United States getting on the EAWB bandwagon, up from 7 percent. Warren Jones, the president of CNS said it has benefitted his company, and his customers. Indeed, a common themeRead More

Port crisis gives Rickenbacker a boost

April 21, 2015

ORLANDO – David Whitaker, vice-president of business development and communications at Rickenbacker Airport, has had more than 100 charters make stops at his airport since mid-February. The all-freighter airport, south of Columbus, U.S., has three arrivals and departures weekly from both Cathay Pacific and Cargolux, in addition to activity fromRead More

Swiss WorldCargo collaborates with Matternet drone project

Swiss WorldCargo collaborates with Matternet drone project

April 21, 2015

ORLANDO – Andreas Raptopoulos, CEO of Matternet, a company that manufactures a small, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), announced at the CNS conference this morning that his company will work with carrier Swiss WorldCargo and postal logistics firm Swiss Post on a project to test the Matternet ONE drone as anRead More