E-Commerce

E-commerce drives US$180 million investment in UPS Arizona facility

E-commerce drives US$180 million investment in UPS Arizona facility

June 2, 2017 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

The UPS response to the e-commerce revolution seems to be pouring money into the U.S. logistics sector, this time with a new package processing hub in Goodyear, Ariz. UPS is already offering Saturday ground delivery and pickup service, which began last month in Mesa, Ariz., and plans to expand theRead More

The Power 25: How the world’s top forwarders are facing the future

The Power 25: How the world’s top forwarders are facing the future

June 1, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

(Charles Kauffman and Lewis King also contributed to this article.) If 2015 was called the “year of the merger,” with the wave of consolidations across the airfreight industry, 2016 could be the year of deja vu. We have seen these companies before – well, almost all. While there has beenRead More

Registration begins for Air Cargo World’s second annual ELEVATE Conference

Registration begins for Air Cargo World’s second annual ELEVATE Conference

June 1, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With the revolution of e-commerce spreading across the industry, innovation has become more important than ever for businesses involved in air logistics. To provide you with the tools needed to survive these coming changes, Air Cargo World is excited to announce that registration is officially open for the second annualRead More

Purolator International enters U.S. domestic forwarding market

Purolator International enters U.S. domestic forwarding market

June 1, 2017 at 4:58 pm 0 comments

Canadian logistics provider Purolator International has launched an expedited forwarding service for domestic American shipments, putting its extensive forwarding and freight experience into play south of the border in the U.S. freight forwarding market. The service is available for next day, two-day, or three-to-five-day delivery.  For shipments that require aRead More

UPS: American businesses forgoing billions in cross-border e-commerce

UPS: American businesses forgoing billions in cross-border e-commerce

May 31, 2017 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

Cross-border trade is still where the smart money is in the e-commerce market, but American businesses are largely missing out on this growth opportunity. Tandem reports released by UPS suggest that trade policies and attitudes in the United States are costing domestic businesses billions of dollars in lost revenues fromRead More

German online forwarder expands Cargonexx platform in Europe

German online forwarder expands Cargonexx platform in Europe

May 31, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Online freight platform Cargonexx, which launched late 2016 in Germany, has expanded to Austria and Denmark, following a successful pilot program in Poland. With more than 3,000 transport companies from Germany and Poland already on board, Cargonexx has set its sights on the Netherlands and eventually plans to cover mostRead More

Virgin Atlantic, VAA 787-9 air-to-air visualization design

Virgin Atlantic Cargo, Virgin Australia to launch Melbourne-Hong Kong route

May 30, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With no end in sight for the growing Asia-Pacific e-commerce business, Virgin Atlantic Cargo said it will launch a new Melbourne-Hong Kong route on July 5, in partnership with Virgin Australia, bringing total capacity up to five A330-200 flights per week on the route. Each flight will offer 14 tonnesRead More

The Power 25: How long can the good times last?

The Power 25: How long can the good times last?

May 27, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

EARLY RISERS For this year’s Power 25, the positive trends outweighed the bad. Last year, we at Air Cargo World predicted DSV, following its completed absorption of UTi, would be a fast riser – and rise it did, leaping up seven spots on the Power 25 list, from No. 16Read More