E-Commerce

Airspace Technologies launches voice-responsive shipper tracking tool [VIDEO]

Airspace Technologies launches voice-responsive shipper tracking tool [VIDEO]

July 24, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

Shippers can use Amazon.com’s voice recognition feature to track, trace and review shipments with Alexa-enabled devices. Logistics company Airspace Technologies, which specializes in time-critical shipments, launched its Amazon Alexa-enabled application that allows device users to track, trace and review their shipments using voice commands. Finding the status and expected deliveryRead More

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

ALMERE - De nieuwe Containerbike van DHL. FOTO: DIEDERIK VAN DER LAAN

DHL eCommerce launches green e-commerce deliveries in Vietnam

July 18, 2017 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

DHL eCommerce has launched a domestic delivery service in Vietnam, helping small, medium and large e-tailers by handling cash-on-delivery services for customers that lack online payment ability. The e-commerce delivery includes next-day delivery across Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and other primary urban areas. “Only 15 percent of Vietnam’s e-commerceRead 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

FedEx’s TNT Express still reeling from Petya cyberattack last month

FedEx’s TNT Express still reeling from Petya cyberattack last month

July 17, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

The impact from the latest cyberattack on TNT Express operations has turned out to be far greater than initially reported, with many offices reduced to pen-and-paper operations and critical business data seemingly permanently destroyed. The virus first struck the company’s Ukraine operations on June 27, before infiltrating the company’s globalRead More

Air France- KLM doubles down on e-commerce strategy

Air France- KLM doubles down on e-commerce strategy

July 14, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Air France-KLM opened what it is calling “the world’s first” combination-carrier-operated sorting system capable of handling package-level freight. Air France-KLM has pursued a number of cargo strategies over the years with limited success, however this new strategy suggests that the carrier’s ambitions are still intact. The new facility “allows usRead More

JD.com signs cold-chain logistics deal with Japan’s Yamato Holdings

JD.com signs cold-chain logistics deal with Japan’s Yamato Holdings

July 14, 2017 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

The vast size of the Chinese e-commerce market is about to join forces with the forwarding expertise of the Japanese logistics industry. Chinese e-commerce company JD.com has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Yamato Holdings, a Japanese logistics company, to build a cold-chain logistics network in China. The allianceRead More

Hactl wins contract for Melbourne-Hong Kong Virgin Australia route

Hactl wins contract for Melbourne-Hong Kong Virgin Australia route

July 13, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) was appointed as cargo ground handler for Virgin Australia’s new services from Melbourne to Hong Kong that started on July 5. At five weekly Airbus A330-200 arrivals, each with 14 tonnes of bellyhold capacity a piece, Virgin Australia could move a significant shareRead More