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Jettainer completes ULD portfolio with ‘Cool Management’ service [VIDEO]

Jettainer completes ULD portfolio with ‘Cool Management’ service [VIDEO]

September 19, 2017 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

BUDAPEST — ULD management company Jettainer is expanding its temperature-sensitive transport presence, launching a temperature-controlled ULD service that, head of marketing and PR Martin Kraemer said, addressed a “gap in the management of complete ULD fleets.” The announcement was made earlier today at the Air Cargo Handling Conference, held hereRead More

Kuehne + Nagel wins pharma logistics contract from Sanofi

Kuehne + Nagel wins pharma logistics contract from Sanofi

September 19, 2017 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Following an expansion of its warehouse in Geel, Belgium, Kuehne + Nagel contracted with life-sciences company Sanofi to manage its warehouse activities in the city. K+N’s warehouse includes temperature-controlled zones between 15°C and 25°C, as well as cold-storage areas ranging between -25°C and 8°C. K+N will store raw materials forRead More

Airfreight takes stock of rise in cold-chain transport [VIDEO]

Airfreight takes stock of rise in cold-chain transport [VIDEO]

September 18, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

BUDAPEST – Speaking at the fifth Pharma & Bioscience Conference in Budapest, IAG Cargo’s global head of pharmaceuticals and life sciences Alan Dorling noted today that, despite “a huge amount of change,” the aviation logistics business still had a long way to go to meet the demands of shippers. DorlingRead 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

CEVA Logistics leases 120 Iveco Stralis tractors in the U.K.

CEVA Logistics leases 120 Iveco Stralis tractors in the U.K.

September 18, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

In a move to upgrade its current U.K. fleet, supply chain management company CEVA Logistics signed a three-year lease with Dawsonrentals Truck and Trailer Limited for 120 new vehicles. Beginning in the fall, the 44-tonne Iveco Stralis tractors will be distributed throughout CEVA’s operations in the U.K. The tractors comeRead More

Cathay Pacific August results mirror industry-wide strength in cargo demand

Cathay Pacific August results mirror industry-wide strength in cargo demand

September 18, 2017 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

Cathay Pacific and its subsidiary carrier Cathay Dragon reported an uptick in cargo volumes of 12 percent year-over-year in August, in line with large y-o-y increases reported so far for August by other carriers in Asia and in the Americas, as airfreight demand growth remains strong. Cathay airlines reported totalRead More

Pharma.Aero platform membership grows to 18 companies

Pharma.Aero platform membership grows to 18 companies

September 18, 2017 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

Pharma.Aero, an initiative formed last year between Brussels Airport and Miami International Airport to advocate for shipping standards based on IATA’s CEIV-Pharma certification, announced the addition of three new member organizations to its roster, for a total of 18 companies. Forwarder Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., and container manufacturer Envirotainer,Read More

Gimme Shelter: FedEx teams up with NBA to evacuate pets in Irma aftermath

Gimme Shelter: FedEx teams up with NBA to evacuate pets in Irma aftermath

September 15, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

A FedEx MD-10 freighter touched down in Miami this morning with medicine, hygiene kits and emergency medical backpacks to aid in Florida’s massive Hurricane Irma recovery effort. But when it takes off later today, the aircraft will be carrying an unusual group of hurricane refugees, far more adorable than anyRead More