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Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

September 13, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

SEATTLE — The good times keep rolling for air cargo in 2017 with month after record-setting month, but a panel at the Airforwarders Association’s (AfA) regional meeting at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) last night discussed an important point: How do you deal with too much of a good thing?Read More

TT Club attributes 10 percent of cargo losses over past decade to theft

TT Club attributes 10 percent of cargo losses over past decade to theft

September 13, 2017 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Insurance and risk management provider TT Club called cargo theft “one of the most significant causes of disruption in the supply chain and claims cost to the Club,” in a statement today, suggesting an answer to the problem may be found in covert tracking devices for the cargo. According toRead More

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

September 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) secured three new customers via contracts beginning in September and October and secured a new building at Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) last month, more than doubling its cargo handling capacity at the airport, WFS announced. During 2016, WFS said it handled more than 24,000Read More

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Regional industry, belly growth drive record volumes at Budapest Airport

September 13, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Strong industrial activity across Central Europe pushed cargo volumes at Hungary’s Budapest Airport up 19.6 percent over the first seven months of 2017 to a record high, as the airport readies for even more U.S. traffic with the launch of new routes early next year. The latest numbers put theRead More

Next-generation supply-chain visibility goes live at C.H. Robinson

Next-generation supply-chain visibility goes live at C.H. Robinson

September 12, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Recent weather disruptions across the southern United States and the Caribbean region have underscored the importance of informed supply-chain visibility. Today’s launch of Navisphere Vision, by logistic firm C.H. Robinson, is the latest generation of data-informed management tools, providing comprehensive supply chain insights and warnings for disruptions from weather, trafficRead More

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes rise in August

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes rise in August

September 12, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

Like most European airports this summer, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) reported another rise in cargo volume in August, compared with the same month last year.  aAirport owner and manager, Fraport AG, reported a 5.4 percent increase, year-over-year, to 181,102 metric tonnes in August. The German airport also set a new AugustRead More

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Tigers ramps up Silk Road rail forwarding service

September 12, 2017 at 5:28 pm 0 comments

Tiger is the latest forwarder to add China-Europe railfreight to its portfolio, offering customers a 16-day transit time both east- and westbound, between Duisburg, Germany, and the cities of Hefei, Chongqing, and Chengdu in China. The service, called ‘Tiger Rail,”’ was launched over the Summer, transporting auto parts. The NewRead More

ELEVATE 2017 Preview: Robotics are the future of air freight [VIDEO]

ELEVATE 2017 Preview: Robotics are the future of air freight [VIDEO]

September 12, 2017 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

With the second annual ELEVATE 2017 conference just weeks away (October 2), we’re in close contact with our speakers, making sure that our panels cover the latest trends and developments in the logistics industry. Our opening panel is one that you won’t want to miss. It features industry experts discussingRead More