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A (very) quick turnaround to Brazil

A (very) quick turnaround to Brazil

March 7, 2015 at 2:09 am 0 comments

Here’s a final image to kick off your weekend. When Panalpina loaded an Atlas Air 747-400F for its first scheduled service from Huntsville, Alabama, to Viracopos, São Paulo, on the gloomy afternoon on March 3, videographer Bob Gathany of AL.com was there to record the event. As the crews preparedRead More

Cargo Security: A Delicate Balance

Cargo Security: A Delicate Balance

March 7, 2015 at 1:40 am 0 comments

Last fall, Air New Zealand flight NZ057 was at the terminal on Fiji’s Nadi International Airport, preparing for a three-hour flight home to Auckland. For this leg of the flight, the cargo handler, Air Terminal Services (ATS), owned by the Fiji government, was tasked with loading 13 ULDs full ofRead More

UPS study: E-commerce habits vary by culture

UPS study: E-commerce habits vary by culture

March 7, 2015 at 12:47 am 0 comments

ComScore Inc. and UPS released their second UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper global study, which revealed emerging trends from the leading e-commerce markets in Asia, Brazil, Europe, Mexico and the United. States. Online shoppers across these markets are looking for alternate delivery options, the survey found. This is especiallyRead More

DHL building US$140 million Singapore hub

DHL building US$140 million Singapore hub

March 7, 2015 at 12:18 am 0 comments

DHL Express plans to open its new 24-hour express hub at Changi Airport in Singapore by the first quarter of 2016, as part of its strategy to strengthen its position in Asia. This is the largest infrastructure investment the express company has made in Singapore, with 292,950 square feet ofRead More

Cargo View allows real-time monitoring

Cargo View allows real-time monitoring

March 6, 2015 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

Imagine being able to own the space between sent and received. To get a real-time report on where your cargo is at all times, to know what the temperature is or to see if your shipment has veered from its intended course. At the AirCargo 2015 show in New Orleans,Read More

News Briefs: Alaska goes to Big Easy; Hactl passes test; flydubai gets EU ACC3

News Briefs: Alaska goes to Big Easy; Hactl passes test; flydubai gets EU ACC3

March 5, 2015 at 12:31 am 0 comments

Alaska Air Cargo started full cargo service March 2, with direct flights from Seattle to New Orleans using the bellies of 737-800s, said Kathy Denker, director of cargo sales and postal relations, during the AirCargo 2015 conference in New Orleans. Six months earlier, the U.S. carrier had begun daily directRead More

Panalpina expects 3 to 4 percent growth for 2015

Panalpina expects 3 to 4 percent growth for 2015

March 4, 2015 at 11:44 pm 0 comments

Swiss logistics firm Panalpina said it expects the airfreight market to grow by 3 to 4 percent this year, as it presented its 2014 results this week. The multi-modal firm increased its operating profit from US75.5 million in 2013 to US$116.2 million last year, reducing its logistics losses to aRead More

UPS study: E-commerce habits vary by culture

UPS study: E-commerce habits vary by culture

March 7, 2015

ComScore Inc. and UPS released their second UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper global study, which revealed emerging trends from the leading e-commerce markets in Asia, Brazil, Europe, Mexico and the United. States. Online shoppers across these markets are looking for alternate delivery options, the survey found. This is especiallyRead More

Cargo Security: A Delicate Balance

Cargo Security: A Delicate Balance

March 7, 2015

Last fall, Air New Zealand flight NZ057 was at the terminal on Fiji’s Nadi International Airport, preparing for a three-hour flight home to Auckland. For this leg of the flight, the cargo handler, Air Terminal Services (ATS), owned by the Fiji government, was tasked with loading 13 ULDs full ofRead More

Cargo Security: A Delicate Balance

Cargo Security: A Delicate Balance

March 7, 2015

Last fall, Air New Zealand flight NZ057 was at the terminal on Fiji’s Nadi International Airport, preparing for a three-hour flight home to Auckland. For this leg of the flight, the cargo handler, Air Terminal Services (ATS), owned by the Fiji government, was tasked with loading 13 ULDs full ofRead More