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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

Alaska Air Cargo delivers first Copper River salmon to Seattle (PRNewsfoto/Alaska Airlines)

Alaska Airlines delivers Copper River salmon to the Lower 48

May 19, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

For many places around the world, the delivery of fresh salmon is a commonplace occurrence. But in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, there is a hotly anticipated annual return for seafood fans throughout the region. San Juan Capistrano may have its swallows, but Seattle – the home ofRead More

Cainiao now controls logistics for 81 percent of Alibaba’s domestic orders

Cainiao now controls logistics for 81 percent of Alibaba’s domestic orders

May 19, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Embedded within Alibaba’s most recent quarterly results was a clear sign that couriers in China have increasingly aligned their IT platforms with that of Alibaba’s logistics affiliate, Cainiao. As of March 2017, 81 percent of all items sold through Alibaba-owned sites moved through Cainiao’s delivery network. This figure was upRead More

Amphibious AG600 readies for takeoff

Amphibious AG600 readies for takeoff

May 19, 2017 at 4:57 pm 0 comments

Following a series of successful ground evaluations, the AG600 manufactured by Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC, China’s state-owned aerospace conglomerate) is expected to take off from land for the first time later this month. It’s first departure from sea is planned a few months later, during the second halfRead More