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Will the M&A Bug reach European forwarders?

May 6, 2015 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

Organic or non-organic? No, it’s not a healthier lifestyle choice. It’s a debate going on among European forwarders as to whether their sector is about to be assailed by a fresh round of mergers and acquisitions. The rumor breeze is blowing in from Asia, where, notably in Japan, a coupleRead More

Hactl, lux-Airport ink GDP-certified route agreement

Hactl, lux-Airport ink GDP-certified route agreement

May 6, 2015 at 10:51 pm 0 comments

MUNICH – Facilities that follow Good Distribution Practices (GDP) certification of temperature-sensitive cargo are now becoming common. But two airport operators today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will create the first-ever GDP-certified route. The two operators – Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) and lux-Airport – saidRead More

CEVA has robust Q1

CEVA has robust Q1

May 6, 2015 at 10:01 pm 0 comments

CEVA Logistics reported revenue of $1,776 million in the first quarter of 2015, down 4.8 percent year-on-year (up 4.6 percent on a constant currency basis). EBITDA for the quarter was $51 million, an increase of 18.6 percent over 2014, or 23.3 percent in constant currency. The worldwide supply chain companyRead More

Cargolux Chicago-Zhengzhou route proving worthwhile

May 6, 2015 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

Cargolux’s twice-weekly service between Zhengzhou and Chicago, which started in April, is proving to be a good bet. At Air Cargo Europe in Munich, the carrier said loads on the first couple of flights have been better than anticipated. The new frequencies are every Tuesday and Friday, round trip.  TheRead More

FAA to take another look at drone rules

FAA to take another look at drone rules

May 6, 2015 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will partner with three major industries to explore ways to test unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) so they can be used out-of-line-of-sight of the operator. The FAA originally proposed that the operator must be able to retain visual contact of a UAS.  Drone advocates such asRead More

How Southwest makes low-cost air freight work

How Southwest makes low-cost air freight work

May 6, 2015 at 12:04 am 0 comments

In an industry that is increasingly turning to low-cost carriers, the world’s largest, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines, continues to be one of the most unusual, especially in terms of airfreight. What started as a low-cost passenger carrier with a US$10 night fare between Houston and Dallas in 1971 now has aRead More

Emirates SkyCargo to begin weekly service to Rickenbacker

Emirates SkyCargo to begin weekly service to Rickenbacker

May 5, 2015 at 10:59 pm 0 comments

During the West coast port labor dispute that had the supply chain tied-up in knots, carriers and charters that normally did not fly into Rickenbacker International Airport did so, and were happy with the service. David Whitaker, the vice president of business development and communications for the airport said itRead More

Cargolux Chicago-Zhengzhou route proving worthwhile

May 6, 2015

Cargolux’s twice-weekly service between Zhengzhou and Chicago, which started in April, is proving to be a good bet. At Air Cargo Europe in Munich, the carrier said loads on the first couple of flights have been better than anticipated. The new frequencies are every Tuesday and Friday, round trip.  TheRead More

Hactl, lux-Airport ink GDP-certified route agreement

Hactl, lux-Airport ink GDP-certified route agreement

May 6, 2015

MUNICH – Facilities that follow Good Distribution Practices (GDP) certification of temperature-sensitive cargo are now becoming common. But two airport operators today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will create the first-ever GDP-certified route. The two operators – Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) and lux-Airport – saidRead More

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Will the M&A Bug reach European forwarders?

May 6, 2015

Organic or non-organic? No, it’s not a healthier lifestyle choice. It’s a debate going on among European forwarders as to whether their sector is about to be assailed by a fresh round of mergers and acquisitions. The rumor breeze is blowing in from Asia, where, notably in Japan, a coupleRead More