Post Tagged with: "Brexit"

Brexit foreign worker restrictions could scuttle U.K. logistics industry, FTA warns

Brexit foreign worker restrictions could scuttle U.K. logistics industry, FTA warns

June 28, 2017 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

If Brexit sends foreign workers packing, the U.K.’s freight and logistics sector could grind to a halt, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) warned today. The association is calling for clarification on the Government’s policy paper, released on Monday of this week, regarding the rights of foreign workers in the U.K.Read More

U.K. aviation, freight groups clash over possible Brexit negotiation delays

U.K. aviation, freight groups clash over possible Brexit negotiation delays

June 14, 2017 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

A full week after the surprise results of the U.K. general election that denied the Conservative Party a majority in Parliament, more aviation and freight groups are weighing in about possible delays in the negotiations over Great Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, or the “Brexit.” The traditional “Queen’sRead More

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Virgin Cargo reaches 49 weekly connections with new Manchester – JFK service

June 6, 2017 at 4:30 pm 1 comment

With the launch late May of a daily flights between Manchester and New York JFK, Virgin Atlantic Cargo now operates seven flights a day, seven times a week between New York and the U.K. In March and April, the airline saw its London Heathrow to New York revenues increase byRead More

Bridges to Breakthroughs: How free trade can survive in a protectionist world

Bridges to Breakthroughs: How free trade can survive in a protectionist world

June 5, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

A war on the Korean peninsula would be unthinkable for global supply chains. “If Korea is hit by a missile,” Soo Kyoum Kim, of IDC Research told Bloomberg, “all electronics production will stop.” South Korea’s semiconductor manufacturers supply two-thirds of the world’s electronic memory chips, and it was the country’sRead More

CH Robinson’s Eijsink explains impact of Brexit and digital freight forwarding [VIDEO]

CH Robinson’s Eijsink explains impact of Brexit and digital freight forwarding [VIDEO]

May 25, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

Air Cargo World sat down with Jeroen Eijsink, president of C.H. Robinson Europe, to talk about the impact of digitization on the freight forwarding business and the impact of anti-trade sentiment and globalization on the European economy.  

Are rising airfreight rates a sign of resurgent global trade?

Are rising airfreight rates a sign of resurgent global trade?

April 25, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

Airfreight rates ticked back up again in March, up US$0.21 per kilogram, or 6.7 percent over March 2016, as the industry moved out of a seasonal decline in rates that generally follows the holiday surge. Drewry’s East West Airfreight Price Index registered an increase of 4 percent, to 87.6 pointsRead More

Brexit, high costs undercut strong Q1 business at K+N

Brexit, high costs undercut strong Q1 business at K+N

April 20, 2017 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Increased volumes and turnover failed to offset currency depreciation, undercutting a strong showing at Kuehne + Nagel Group and ultimately pushing EBITDA and earnings growth into the red. For the first three months of 2017, K+N’s EBITDA was US$257 million, just shy of the previous year’s numbers, while earnings alsoRead More

Back in black? European air cargo business boom continues

Back in black? European air cargo business boom continues

April 11, 2017 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

With the March numbers starting to trickle in from European carriers and airports, early indicators suggest that the air cargo business is on track for yet another great month across the continent. On the airport side, Heathrow saw what it’s CEO, John Holland-Kaye, described as “surging trade.” Meanwhile, Air France-KLM,Read More