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Regional industry, belly growth drive record volumes at Budapest Airport

September 13, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Strong industrial activity across Central Europe pushed cargo volumes at Hungary’s Budapest Airport up 19.6 percent over the first seven months of 2017 to a record high, as the airport readies for even more U.S. traffic with the launch of new routes early next year. The latest numbers put theRead More

Seafreight woes boost cargo volumes at Hong Kong’s Hactl

Seafreight woes boost cargo volumes at Hong Kong’s Hactl

August 1, 2017 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Strong international trade and a shift from ocean to airfreight have pushed cargo volumes at Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. (Hactl) up 16.6 percent in the first half of 2017, according to the ground handler. Whatever the cause, some 860,242 tonnes of freight during those first six months areRead More

January, February cargo volumes warrant ‘cautious optimism,’ IATA says

January, February cargo volumes warrant ‘cautious optimism,’ IATA says

April 6, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) February 2017 data shows an 8.4 percent increase in demand in global air freight markets, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), compared to the same period last year. Adjusting for the impact of the leap year in 2016, demand increased by 12 percent, almostRead More

DHL: Cross-border e-commerce to grow at 25 percent through 2020

DHL: Cross-border e-commerce to grow at 25 percent through 2020

February 7, 2017 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

Cross-border e-commerce will increase at an annual average rate of 25 percent between 2015 and 2020 (from US$300 billion to $900 billion), according to research published last week by DHL Express. That rate is twice the pace of domestic e-commerce retailers and manufacturers in the six countries featured in theRead More

Cargo growth levels off at Dubai’s DWC

Cargo growth levels off at Dubai’s DWC

February 1, 2017 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Airfreight volumes at Al Maktoum International (DWC) registered an anemic increase during 2016, at just under 898,000 tonnes, up only 0.8 percent, compared to the nearly 891,000 tonnes handled during 2015. At this time last year, the airport announced that cargo volumes had surged 7.7 percent during 2015, compared toRead More

WCA eCommerce logistics network surpasses 100 members

WCA eCommerce logistics network surpasses 100 members

November 29, 2016 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

After launching a dedicated e-commerce logistics network in mid-October, WCA Ltd. has seen more than 100 logistics companies apply for membership. Called WCA eCommerce, the new network allows member companies to trade directly with each other, to build volumes and to strengthen business ties. In its final form, the networkRead More

Freightos CEO joins industry voices defending international trade

Freightos CEO joins industry voices defending international trade

November 25, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Nullifying the Trans Pacific Partnership would be an “inauguration gift to China at the expense of rapidly developing countries like Vietnam,” said Freightos CEO, Zvi Schreiber. He joins a growing list of industry leaders voicing concern that scuttling the deal would put the U.S. at a disadvantage, while empowering China,Read More