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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

Air Canada’s Tim Strauss on the need for a common cargo language

Air Canada’s Tim Strauss on the need for a common cargo language

August 7, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Despite today’s climate of limited government and deregulation, there is at least one industry –airfreight forwarding – that may need regulations and standardization to ensure that it has a future, said Tim Strauss, the new vice president of cargo at Air Canada. While much of the industry is talking aboutRead More

Kerry Logistics’ Blank brings Europe, China a bit closer

Kerry Logistics’ Blank brings Europe, China a bit closer

July 7, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

With its extensive infrastructure and footprint in the world’s biggest e-commerce market, China, Kerry Logistics is intimately involved in directing and processing the growing volumes of goods circulating the globe. In Europe, the company is working to grow its footprint, but the market is mature, necessitating an ambitious mergers andRead More

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Silk Way’s Kamran Gasimov opens door to further U.S. expansion

December 8, 2016 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

Earlier this fall, Silk Way West Airlines, the scheduled-service subsidiary of the Silk Way Group, launched twice-weekly flights from its home base in Baku, Azerbaijan, directly to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Although the carrier has been operating similar scheduled flights to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)Read More

Cargo Chat: Cargolux makes Puerto Rico pharma service ‘official’

Cargo Chat: Cargolux makes Puerto Rico pharma service ‘official’

November 4, 2016 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

Early last month, Cargolux launched a new weekly route from its home base in Luxembourg directly to Rafael Hernández Airport (BQN) in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. That may not seem like a logical cargo route, considering that the American commonwealth in the Caribbean has been enduring a crippling recession for theRead More

Kintetsu’s Torii pumps up the volume on air cargo

Kintetsu’s Torii pumps up the volume on air cargo

October 10, 2016 at 6:30 am 0 comments

In June, Nobutoshi Torii assumed the role of president and CEO of Japanese forwarder Kintetsu World Express, Inc. (KWE). As a 34-year veteran of KWE, Torii has held numerous roles at the company, beginning in sales for the export airfreight forwarding office in Nagoya, and most recently serving as president,Read More