Articles by: Caryn Livingston

NxtPort, Air Cargo Belgium partner to develop multimodal data platform

NxtPort, Air Cargo Belgium partner to develop multimodal data platform

September 14, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Data platform NxtPort signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Air Cargo Belgium and its data-sharing platform BRUcloud to streamline multimodal cargo transport by reducing redundancies shared between ocean- and airfreight. “There are differences between ship and air transport, but increasingly there are more similarities,” said NxtPort CEO Daniel Lievens.Read More

DHL Express opens new facilities in Budapest Airport ‘BUD:2020’ program

DHL Express opens new facilities in Budapest Airport ‘BUD:2020’ program

September 14, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

DHL Express has expanded its operations at Budapest Airport as part of the €160 million “BUD:2020” development program at the airport, which includes the addition of warehouse and office complexes on an area covering about 60,000 square meters. The new expansion includes a 15-year lease between DHL Express and BudapestRead More

Qatar Airways Cargo’s first 777F charter flight arrives in Columbus

Qatar Airways Cargo’s first 777F charter flight arrives in Columbus

September 14, 2017 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

While fashion week was under way in New York, Qatar Airways Cargo was making a different kind of fashion statement with a shipment of more than 100 tonnes of clothing on a charter flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S.. The 777 freighter shipmentRead More

Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

September 13, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

SEATTLE — The good times keep rolling for air cargo in 2017 with month after record-setting month, but a panel at the Airforwarders Association’s (AfA) regional meeting at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) last night discussed an important point: How do you deal with too much of a good thing?Read More

TT Club attributes 10 percent of cargo losses over past decade to theft

TT Club attributes 10 percent of cargo losses over past decade to theft

September 13, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Insurance and risk management provider TT Club called cargo theft “one of the most significant causes of disruption in the supply chain and claims cost to the Club,” in a statement today, suggesting an answer to the problem may be found in covert tracking devices for the cargo. According toRead More

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

September 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) secured three new customers via contracts beginning in September and October and secured a new building at Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) last month, more than doubling its cargo handling capacity at the airport, WFS announced. During 2016, WFS said it handled more than 24,000Read More

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes rise in August

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes rise in August

September 12, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

Like most European airports this summer, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) reported another rise in cargo volume in August, compared with the same month last year.  aAirport owner and manager, Fraport AG, reported a 5.4 percent increase, year-over-year, to 181,102 metric tonnes in August. The German airport also set a new AugustRead More

Clearwater taps direct-to-consumer seafood market in China

Clearwater taps direct-to-consumer seafood market in China

September 11, 2017 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

Nova Scotia-based Clearwater Seafoods has found a market for its increased production of the Arctic surf clam by selling directly to consumers in China, according to Alibaba Group news hub Alizila. The seafood harvester, processor and distributor launched a flagship store on Alibaba-owned Tmall in September 2016 to take advantageRead More