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Davies Turner expands handling/distributing opps in Scottish market

Davies Turner expands handling/distributing opps in Scottish market

July 24, 2017 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

UK freight forwarder Davies Turner has completed a 20,000-square foot expansion of its Cumbernauld distribution center, doubling existing warehouse capacity. The expansion allows for 3,500 pallet spaces and increased floor space for cargo handling and sortation. Situated between Glasgow and Edinburgh, the facility is within striking distance of Scotland’s twoRead More

Swissport Cargo USA opens warehouse at Chicago O’Hare

Swissport Cargo USA opens warehouse at Chicago O’Hare

July 24, 2017 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

Swissport Cargo USA opened a new 138,000-square foot facility, located in the North Cargo Area of Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The ground handler said that it’s facility’s automated material handling system was the “first of its kind in the region” that could accommodate over 120 10-ft ULDs at a time usingRead 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

Kuehne + Nagel caps strong first half with major cold-chain acquisitions

Kuehne + Nagel caps strong first half with major cold-chain acquisitions

July 18, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Swiss logistics company Kuehne + Nagel is riding the resurgence of airfreight and expanding its volumes across modes, as the company adds thousands of employees and expands its position in the perishables logistics sector with acquisitions in the United States and Kenya. Kuehne + Nagel’s logistics business is booming, especiallyRead 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

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

Cargobase adds parcel freight mode to online spot-buy platform

Cargobase adds parcel freight mode to online spot-buy platform

July 11, 2017 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

Online freight spot-buy platform Cargobase has added a parcel freight mode to its platform, which the Singapore-based company says is the first such system that enables shippers to procure and manage any type of spot-buy freight, be it air, road, ocean or express parcel mode. “Comparing different offerings in aRead More