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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

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

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

Cloud Competing: Small forwarders embrace virtual IT to survive

Cloud Competing: Small forwarders embrace virtual IT to survive

February 7, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

It’s late afternoon on a Thursday and the weather report keeps getting angrier. Wind speeds are increasing, the rain is pounding the doors of your distribution center and there’s talk of a storm surge to come when the eyewall makes landfall in a few hours. Just another typical early autumnRead More