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WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

September 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) secured three new customers via contracts beginning in September and October and secured a new building at Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) last month, more than doubling its cargo handling capacity at the airport, WFS announced. During 2016, WFS said it handled more than 24,000Read More

Swiss WorldCargo’s Perez gives inside scoop on what shippers want

Swiss WorldCargo’s Perez gives inside scoop on what shippers want

May 24, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

A few months ago, Andres Perez worked at Estée Lauder, a vertically integrated company where demand for goods could be accommodated by adding a few more shifts and simply producing more. But now that he’s the new head of business development and customer experience at Swiss WorldCargo, Perez is workingRead More

ACE Awards 2017: Winners for top carriers

ACE Awards 2017: Winners for top carriers

March 28, 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

On the carrier side, one of the most impressive improvements was seen at UPS Airlines, rising from 97 overall points and just missing a certificate last year to 113 points and a Diamond Award for carriers handling more than a million tonnes of cargo annually. Jim Mayer, public relations managerRead More

ACE Awards 2017: Special Delivery

ACE Awards 2017: Special Delivery

March 28, 2017 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Added to the list of questions in this year’s ACE Survey was one about how well the carriers and airports performed while handling “specialty cargo” – perishables, dangerous goods, pharma, animals and oddly shaped cargo, etc. This was included because of the growth in interest in niche categories of airRead More

Lufthansa-owned time:matters digitalizes its courier service

Lufthansa-owned time:matters digitalizes its courier service

March 23, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Time:matters, the Lufthansa-owned urgent transport service, has shaved off even more time by digitizing its On-Board Courier service. Customers and couriers can now input their shipment details and receive a complete quote in less than a minute. The company plans to have certified couriers at the 300 “most important businessRead More

The Freight 50: Breakdown of carriers within aviation groups

The Freight 50: Breakdown of carriers within aviation groups

August 26, 2016 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

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Asia-Europe cargo alliances appearing around every corner

Asia-Europe cargo alliances appearing around every corner

July 6, 2016 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Carrier alliances are rapidly becoming the way for forwarders in Asia to move their airfreight to overseas destinations. Following All Nippon Airways’ (ANA) alignment with Lufthansa, the Japanese carrier is about to embark on a second joint venture, this one across the Pacific with United Airlines. Germany- based Lufthansa, meanwhile,Read More

LHC’s Paderborn facility to enhance road-feeder connectivity

LHC’s Paderborn facility to enhance road-feeder connectivity

June 8, 2016 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

Starting June 15, a new Lufthansa Cargo facility at Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport will begin consolidating air cargo in Eastern Westphalia for road transport to the airline’s global hub at Frankfurt Airport, a 275 kilometer drive to the south. The facility will amalgamate standard freight, express freight and hazardous materials consignments beforeRead More