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Air Canada Cargo to strengthen widebody flights to France by June

Air Canada Cargo to strengthen widebody flights to France by June

April 17, 2017 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

On June 9, Air Canada Cargo will launch service to and from Marseille, the carrier’s fourth city in France. This route will be operated with a 767-300ER aircraft. Air Canada is also starting Paris-Montreal twice-daily flights that some month, and will increase frequency on its Lyon service in July. ByRead More

Emirates flies America’s Cup boat to Bermuda from New Zealand [VIDEO]

Emirates flies America’s Cup boat to Bermuda from New Zealand [VIDEO]

April 14, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Emirates SkyCargo flew 44 tonnes worth of boat and associated gear from Auckland to Bermuda for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup sailing competition, which will begin in late May.  The boat, called “New Zealand Aotearoa” is the Emirates Team New Zealand’s race boat. The shipment included all associated support equipment,Read More

DHL Shanghai receives IATA CEIV-Pharma certification

DHL Shanghai receives IATA CEIV-Pharma certification

April 14, 2017 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

Once unheard of in Asia, the CEIV-Pharmaceutical certification program is starting to establish beachheads, first in Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS), then at Changi Airport. Now DHL Global Forwarding’s airfreight station in Shanghai has joined the CEIV-certified ranks. The 1,650-square-meter Shanghai facility features 245 square meters of space for air-exportRead More

IAG Cargo adds Madrid-Basel freighter service

IAG Cargo adds Madrid-Basel freighter service

April 14, 2017 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

IAG Cargo has launched a new freighter service between Madrid and Basel to meet the demands of Switzerland’s pharmaceutical sector. The route adds more than 29,000 kilograms of lift per flight, expanding capacity on IAG Cargo’s short-haul freighter network by 6 percent. The new service has been running on aRead More

GlobalTranz launches freight platform in crowded IT field

GlobalTranz launches freight platform in crowded IT field

April 14, 2017 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

For an industry all about managing freight traffic, it sure is looking crowded in the cargo management platform space. GlobalTranz Enterprises is the latest to announce the launch of a “next-generation” freight management platform. Called GTZrave, the logistics platform works to align shippers, carriers and freight agents for more efficientRead More

Jan de Rijk to use Route42 for trailer track and trace

Jan de Rijk to use Route42 for trailer track and trace

April 13, 2017 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

Jan de Rijk Logistics will equip all its trailers with the N-Dure System by Route42. N-Dure provides real time information, as well as insight in to condition and availability of the trailer. It is also possible to combine up to four sensors with the N-Dure System. Route42 provides a singleRead More

CHAMP integrates hands-free Amazon technology into airfreight

CHAMP integrates hands-free Amazon technology into airfreight

April 13, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Trying to track down your latest shipments? Try giving them a shout. As demand rises for voice-recognition technology in the logistics business, CHAMP Cargosystems has launched its “Traxon Air Cargo Shipment Tracking” on Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, called Alexa. Through Alexa, customers can now interact with CHAMP’s Traxon track-and-trace applicationRead More

Pharma traffic surges at Miami

Pharma traffic surges at Miami

April 13, 2017 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

The 2016 value of international freight at Miami International Airport (MIA) rose eight percent to US$57.3 billion, according to U.S. Department of Commerce data. MIA accredited the rise to pharmaceutical freight, which rose 48 percent, year over year, to $4.4 billion. The South Florida airport has put in the workRead More