Articles by: Randy Woods

Apply today for the DEMOvation Challenge at ELEVATE 2017

Apply today for the DEMOvation Challenge at ELEVATE 2017

July 20, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

As we move closer to our second annual ELEVATE Conference on innovations in the logistics industry,  Air Cargo World is pleased to announce that ELEVATE 2017 will once again feature our DEMOvation Challenge. This exclusive session allows truly innovative and cutting-edge companies an opportunity to demo in front an engaged and enthusiastic audienceRead More

Southwest Airlines to sponsor ELEVATE 2017

Southwest Airlines to sponsor ELEVATE 2017

July 17, 2017 at 11:49 pm 0 comments

Air Cargo World is pleased to announce that Southwest Airlines is a sponsor of this year’s ELEVATE 2017 Conference, Oct. 2 at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach hotel, in Miami. ELEVATE, presented by Air Cargo World, is the leading event on digital innovation in air logistics. Southwest, which won Air Cargo World’sRead More

New Kids on the Blockchain: Perishables and the need for transparency

New Kids on the Blockchain: Perishables and the need for transparency

July 5, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Think about the last three seafood dinners you’ve had. Let’s say you ate fresh Coho salmon flown in from the Pacific Northwest, perhaps some tasty red snapper sourced from the Gulf of Mexico and some ahi tuna from Japan. Chances are, however, that one of those meals was mislabeled, andRead More

WFS adds Singapore Airlines to its cargo client list in Stockholm

WFS adds Singapore Airlines to its cargo client list in Stockholm

July 4, 2017 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

Just weeks after taking on a cargo-handling contract with Qatar Airways in Stockholm, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has taken on a new cargo client, Singapore Airlines, which recently began flying to the Swedish capital. Since late May, Singapore Airlines has operated five-times-per-week A350-900 service connecting Singapore, Moscow and Stockholm. ThisRead More

New Kids on the Blockchain: Effect on perishables market

New Kids on the Blockchain: Effect on perishables market

June 30, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Trust innovation or perish One of the more obvious types of cargo to be helped by blockchain will be temperature-sensitive cargo, such as food, flowers and pharmaceuticals, which must be kept at an optimal cool-chain degree range while traveling through some of the hottest and coldest places on earth. TracyRead More

New Kids on the Blockchain: Mechanics

New Kids on the Blockchain: Mechanics

June 30, 2017 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

By now, just about everyone has heard of blockchain networks – also known as distributed ledgers or smart contracts – thanks to their use in crypto-currency settings for the last several years. Blockchain’s association with the mysterious underworld of crypto-currency bitcoin may have delayed its spread to other industries. AsRead More

Second ‘cohort’ of startups offer demos at RocketSpace, Kaleido accelerator

Second ‘cohort’ of startups offer demos at RocketSpace, Kaleido accelerator

June 29, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

The 10 startup companies taking part in the second Logistics Tech Accelerator Program, hosted by Kaleido Logistics and the RocketSpace co-working firm, took part in the project’s Demonstration Day yesterday, showcasing the work they have done building their logistics-related business over the last several months. Also known as “Cohort II,”Read More

But… how does it fly? [VIDEO]

But… how does it fly? [VIDEO]

June 23, 2017 at 6:35 pm 0 comments

We’ve all heard about Howard Hughes’ “Spruce Goose” from the 1940s. We still see Antonov’s massive An-225 flying the skies today. But no one has quite seen the likes of the Stratolaunch, the next contender for “World’s Largest Aircraft,” which was revealed for the first time earlier this month. CreatedRead More