Articles by: Caryn Livingston

Delta Cargo expands cold-chain offerings with Envirotainer RAP e2

Delta Cargo expands cold-chain offerings with Envirotainer RAP e2

August 11, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

After becoming the first United States-based global carrier to earn IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification for pharmaceutical handling in July, Delta Cargo continues to invest in expanding its cold-chain offerings for pharma transport. Most recently, the company announced that it has received approval to carry theRead More

Cargolux moves forward with Luxembourg headquarters

Cargolux moves forward with Luxembourg headquarters

August 11, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Luxembourg-based all-cargo airline Cargolux is moving forward with plans for a headquarters adjacent to its maintenance hangar in Luxembourg the company announced, bringing its employees together in a central location. Including crews and maintenance staff, Cargolux employs about 1,400 people in Luxembourg. The headquarters building will provide space for administrativeRead More

Nacho Pascual, the new Commercial Delegate of Milestone Logistics in Madrid.

Milestone Logistics opening Madrid office

August 10, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Spain-based company Milestone Logistics is opening a new office in Madrid, launched jointly with its logistics consulting partner, Gesprolog. The Madrid location was selected to increase Milestone’s commercial presence in central Spain, as the company is headquartered on the country’s eastern coast in Valencia. The opening of Milestone’s Madrid officeRead More

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Fraport reports higher Frankfurt cargo volumes for July

August 10, 2017 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Mirroring reports of strong cargo demand growth across Europe, cargo throughput at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continued to increase in July, rising 4.2 percent, year-over-year, to 188,009 tonnes, according to airport owner and manager Fraport AG. Year-to-date, total cargo traffic increased 4.7 percent, compared to the first seven months in 2016,Read More

Qatar Airways to expand Latin America with cargo-friendly flights

Qatar Airways to expand Latin America with cargo-friendly flights

August 9, 2017 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

While it still struggles with a Saudi-led boycott of trade with several Middle East nations, Qatar Airways is looking elsewhere and following through on its planned expansion of operations in Latin America. The Doha-based carrier announced plans to offer passenger flights on cargo-friendly A350-900 widebodies from Doha to Rio deRead More

Agility first-half profits up, but feels pressure from lawsuit, rates

Agility first-half profits up, but feels pressure from lawsuit, rates

August 9, 2017 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Kuwait-based Agility Logistics posted positive results during the first half of the year, as strength in the aviation services and industrial real estate sectors boosted profits. However, the logistics provider also felt pressure from higher airfreight rates and a US$95 million civil lawsuit settlement. Air and ocean revenue in Agility’sRead More

JD.com opens unmanned sorting center in China to boost e-commerce automation

JD.com opens unmanned sorting center in China to boost e-commerce automation

August 9, 2017 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

China’s second-largest e-commerce company, JD.com, continues to take enthusiastic steps to automate and streamline e-commerce logistics, most recently by opening an “unmanned” parcel sorting center in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, according to a media report on the company’s investor page. This move, following the e-tailer’s recently announced alliance with China’s InspectionRead More

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UPS to launch Returns Manager tool for e-commerce

August 8, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Beginning in August, UPS will launch a free online tool giving e-commerce merchants options to customize return shipments. The tool, called UPS Returns Manager, will give merchant customers the option to print return shipping labels directly through the UPS website or at UPS stores. The tool is scheduled to launchRead More