Carriers

UPS joins SF Holdings to energize China-U.S. cross-border e-commerce

UPS joins SF Holdings to energize China-U.S. cross-border e-commerce

May 26, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

UPS and Chinese transport and logistics company SF Holdings today announced plans to establish international delivery services, starting with deliveries from China to the United States, with plans to add more countries in the future. The joint-venture deal clears a path for cross-border e-commerce sellers in China looking to accessRead More

AirBridgeCargo transports universe mapping eROSITA X-ray telescope to Russia

AirBridgeCargo transports universe mapping eROSITA X-ray telescope to Russia

May 26, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

AirBridgeCargo Airline (ABC) has done its part to help map the heavens and decipher the origins of the universe. The Russian carrier transported the eROSITA X-ray telescope from Germany to Russia on the maindeck of one of its 747 freighters. By next spring, the delicate scientific instrument is to beRead More

SIA Cargo to be re-integrated into Singapore Airlines

SIA Cargo to be re-integrated into Singapore Airlines

May 25, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

After operating for more than 16 year as a standalone company, SIA Cargo will be re-integrated into its former parent, Singapore Airlines, by the first half of 2018, as the struggling carrier moves to improve efficiency across the wider SIA Group. The announcement came in the wake of SIA Group’sRead More

The center holds for UPS’ two Kansas e-commerce warehouses

The center holds for UPS’ two Kansas e-commerce warehouses

May 25, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Being in the center of it all really makes a difference in the North American express e-commerce business. That’s the main reason UPS chose to add nearly 400,000 square feet of package processing space at two facilities in Kansas, located in the geographic center of the United States. Already, aRead 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

April Drewry price index indicates ongoing recovery

April Drewry price index indicates ongoing recovery

May 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

Consider the airfreight recovery to be still alive and kicking. That’s the verdict according to th latest installment of the Drewry East-West Airfreight Price Index, showing airfreight rates continuing to recover through April. With an 8 percent year-over-year increase in monthly rates, Drewry’s numbers suggest that that demand for airfreightRead More

Prime Air pilots picket Amazon board meeting in Seattle

Prime Air pilots picket Amazon board meeting in Seattle

May 23, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

[UPDATED] Pilots that fly for Amazon.com’s Prime Air picketed the e-commerce giant’s annual shareholders meeting, held today in Seattle. The pilots, who fly for Atlas Air World Wide (AAWW), picketed outside the venue to pressure Amazon leadership to reverse the high attrition rate that Atlas Communications Committee chairman Michael GriffithRead More

Delta Cargo President Gareth Joyce on the carrier’s turnaround [VIDEO]

Delta Cargo President Gareth Joyce on the carrier’s turnaround [VIDEO]

May 23, 2017 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Delta Cargo’s president, Gareth Joyce, has led a promising turnaround for the cargo department, which had been stuck in the doldrums for years. From the moment Joyce began, it has been a learning experience for the former Mercedes-Benz Canada executive who traded his wheels for wings last May. “The firstRead More