Articles by: Randy Woods

Irma relief still arriving despite continuing storms in Caribbean

Irma relief still arriving despite continuing storms in Caribbean

September 22, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Even as the damages from Hurricane Maria are still being assessed in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, more relief continues to arrive to the storm-ravaged region. A 747-400 freighter operated by U.K.-based CargoLogicAir (see photo above) departed from the East Midlands Airport yesterday, carrying 110 tonnes of goods onRead More

DoKaSch Opticooler now available on China Airlines network

DoKaSch Opticooler now available on China Airlines network

September 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

Germany-based container manufacturer DoKaSch Temperature Solutions recently partnered with China Airlines to expands its global network and lease Opticooler temperature-controlled ULDs to customer in the carrier’s network. Opticooler is designed for “extremely temperature-sensitive air cargo shipments,” said China Airlines in a statement. “In this strongly competitive market, it is keyRead More

Irma recovery efforts continue as next hurricane threatens Caribbean

Irma recovery efforts continue as next hurricane threatens Caribbean

September 19, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Even as yet another major cyclone – the Category 5-level Hurricane Maria – plows through the Caribbean region today, cargo groups and nonprofits are scrambling to provide food, medicine and other relief supplies to help the islands recover from the last major storm, Hurricane Irma. Disaster relief charities Airlink, LIFT, Patient Airlift ServicesRead More

FedEx, NBA team up to airlift pets left behind in Florida after Irma [VIDEO]

FedEx, NBA team up to airlift pets left behind in Florida after Irma [VIDEO]

September 18, 2017 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

After delivering more than $11 million worth of critical supplies for Florida relief workers on Friday in the wake of Hiurricane Irma, FedEx gave a free ride to more than 150 dogs and cats that had been stranded by the storm during last week’s evacuation. Today, the rescued animals areRead More

Nine DEMOvation presenters announced for ELEVATE 2017

Nine DEMOvation presenters announced for ELEVATE 2017

September 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The votes are in and the finalists have been chosen. This morning, via Twitter (@ACWmagazine), Air Cargo World released the names of nine companies that were selected to make presentations about their innovative air cargo logistics technologies at the second annual DEMOvation Challenge, to be presented at the ELEVATE 2017Read More

ELEVATE set to announce DEMOvation presenters

ELEVATE set to announce DEMOvation presenters

September 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

With less than three weeks to go before the kick-off of the ELEVATE 2017 conference in Miami Beach, Air Cargo World will release the names of the presenters at the conferences DEMOvation Challenge. Check out the Twitter feed @ACWMagazine tomorrow morning at 8 am EST for the names and detailsRead More

UPS suspends ‘My Choice’ re-delivery fees for Hurricane Irma evacuees

UPS suspends ‘My Choice’ re-delivery fees for Hurricane Irma evacuees

September 11, 2017 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

With Hurricane Irma evacuees from Florida dispersed across the Southeastern United States and beyond, UPS has suspended its re-delivery fees for its My Choice customers, so that displaced residents can redirect their deliveries to their temporary address, free of charge. By suspending its fees, UPS joins other companies such asRead More

‘Ware-bnb’: The rise of on-demand distro

‘Ware-bnb’: The rise of on-demand distro

September 6, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

With its dark, gloomy winters, Seattle is a good place to run a wine accessories store, especially during the holiday season. A few years ago, a wine-themed company called True Fabrications was doing well in Seattle – so well, in fact, that it was running out of space to storeRead More