Articles by: Lewis King

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Regional industry, belly growth drive record volumes at Budapest Airport

September 13, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Strong industrial activity across Central Europe pushed cargo volumes at Hungary’s Budapest Airport up 19.6 percent over the first seven months of 2017 to a record high, as the airport readies for even more U.S. traffic with the launch of new routes early next year. The latest numbers put theRead More

Next-generation supply-chain visibility goes live at C.H. Robinson

Next-generation supply-chain visibility goes live at C.H. Robinson

September 12, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Recent weather disruptions across the southern United States and the Caribbean region have underscored the importance of informed supply-chain visibility. Today’s launch of Navisphere Vision, by logistic firm C.H. Robinson, is the latest generation of data-informed management tools, providing comprehensive supply chain insights and warnings for disruptions from weather, trafficRead More

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Tigers ramps up Silk Road rail forwarding service

September 12, 2017 at 5:28 pm 0 comments

Tiger is the latest forwarder to add China-Europe railfreight to its portfolio, offering customers a 16-day transit time both east- and westbound, between Duisburg, Germany, and the cities of Hefei, Chongqing, and Chengdu in China. The service, called ‘Tiger Rail,”’ was launched over the Summer, transporting auto parts. The NewRead More

ELEVATE 2017 Preview: Robotics are the future of air freight [VIDEO]

ELEVATE 2017 Preview: Robotics are the future of air freight [VIDEO]

September 12, 2017 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

With the second annual ELEVATE 2017 conference just weeks away (October 2), we’re in close contact with our speakers, making sure that our panels cover the latest trends and developments in the logistics industry. Our opening panel is one that you won’t want to miss. It features industry experts discussingRead More

Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

September 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – As Hurricane Irma completed its rampage across Florida over the weekend, additional emergency response teams started recovery efforts in the hard-hit U.S. Virgin Islands, with logistics nonprofit Airlink and United Airlines airlifting vital K-9 search and rescue dogs and other equipment here at Luis MuñozRead More

DXC Technology: Using data to break cargo’s boom-and-bust cycle

DXC Technology: Using data to break cargo’s boom-and-bust cycle

September 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

The air cargo business never had a reputation as a technological pioneer, and years after most businesses have switched to APIs, holdouts in the business still use electronic data interchanges (EDIs), a technology first developed in 1948, to share data. But with rising demand for full visibility and the promiseRead More

Cargo restrictions move north as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida

Cargo restrictions move north as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida

September 8, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – After churning across most of the northern Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea over the last three days, Hurricane Irma has set a course for the low-lying U.S. state of Florida, packing 150-mile-per-hour winds and expected storm surges of 6 to 12 feet by thisRead More

Hovering on the Edge: Will airships go mainstream… again?

Hovering on the Edge: Will airships go mainstream… again?

September 7, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

A light breeze gusted against the enormous hangars that dominate the pastoral skyline of Bedfordshire, like Brobdingnagian relics in Gulliver’s Travels. “The weather was fine,” the post-accident report stated – perfect conditions for the Airlander 10’s second test flight, scheduled for Aug. 24, 2016. In the fields adjacent to theRead More