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Swissport Netherlands awarded IATA’s CEIV-Pharma cert

Swissport Netherlands awarded IATA’s CEIV-Pharma cert

July 20, 2017 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Swissport International’s Netherlands subsidiary was awarded IATA’s CEIV certification for pharmaceutical handling at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, allowing the Switzerland-based company to capitalize on the Pharma Gateway Amsterdam (PGA) program. The airport is a fast-growing hub for pharma shipments, and the PGA’s cargo community provides the sort of transparency thatRead More

Double-digit revenue growth at United Cargo confirms strong market

Double-digit revenue growth at United Cargo confirms strong market

July 19, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Surging volumes at United Cargo pushed cargo revenues up 22.1 percent, year-over-year, to US$254 million in the second quarter of 2017, pushing the year-to-date growth rate and revenue numbers up to 17.9 percent, y-o-y, and $474 million, respectively. Comprising of less than 3 percent of United’s total half-year revenues, cargoRead More

Hyperloop One tests world’s first full systems Hyperloop (PRNewsfoto/Hyperloop One)

Hyperloop One completes ‘breakthrough’ test in Nevada desert

July 19, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Hyperloop One announced the completion of a “breakthrough” test that proves the viability of the low-pressure transportation system for both people and cargo. “For the first time in over 100 years, a new mode of transportation has been introduced. Hyperloop is real, and it’s here now,” declared Shervin Pishevar, co-founderRead More

Qatar Cargo’s 4,000-cow airlift flaunts Saudi blockade

Qatar Cargo’s 4,000-cow airlift flaunts Saudi blockade

July 19, 2017 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

In light of last month’s decision by Saudi Arabia and its allies to impose a blockade on exports to Qatar, the Qataris appear to be ready to hold out until the cows come home — literally. Qatar is moving fast and sparing no expense in their efforts to cut SaudiRead 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

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