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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

As Hong Kong recovers, Hurricane Harvey threatens Texas logistics

As Hong Kong recovers, Hurricane Harvey threatens Texas logistics

August 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

A day after Hong Kong’s cargo operations were buffeted by Typhoon Hato, the southern coast of the United States is bracing for the landfall ofHurricane Harvey, with airfreight operations standing by to accommodate potential disruptions. The National Hurricane Center said it expects Harvey to become a Category 3 storm onceRead 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

Airlink offers relief to Cyclone Winston victims in Fiji

Airlink offers relief to Cyclone Winston victims in Fiji

February 26, 2016 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

With the death toll rising to 44 and the total damages rising to about US$650 million, the reverberations from Cyclone Winston’s path of destruction in the Pacific are still being felt a week after it made landfall at Fiji on Feb. 20. The Category 5 storm – the largest everRead More