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Indian government calls for single-window cargo communities

Indian government calls for single-window cargo communities

January 9, 2017 at 6:36 pm 0 comments

A report released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation Government of India in late 2016 recommended that, “an electronic platform be put in place to digitize key stakeholder interactions,” in order to increase efficiency of processing shipments and to cut costs. In other words, the proposal system, termed the AirRead More

Air freight demand growth accelerates in September

Air freight demand growth accelerates in September

October 17, 2016 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

Many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports have now reported their September results, and with only one exception the reports show increasing demand (the only carrier whose September results were not better than its year-to-date results was China Southern). Based on these individual reports, we expect that whenRead More

Freightos goes global with online-marketplace pricing model

Freightos goes global with online-marketplace pricing model

July 27, 2016 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Freightos has expanded its online marketplace that the logistics technology company hopes will revolutionize the freight market. After launching the Freightos Marketplace in January 2016 in “closed beta” mode, providing fast freight price quotes for some of the world’s largest forwarders, the company has broadened its scope to allow small-Read More

Signs of post-Brexit turbulence ahead for U.K. airfreight

Signs of post-Brexit turbulence ahead for U.K. airfreight

June 27, 2016 at 12:01 am 0 comments

Shortly after the last votes were counted last Thursday, favoring the U.K.’s exit from the European Union by a margin of 52 percent to 48 percent, a slew of graphs appeared online parsing out the nuances of the complicated event. Examined in conjunction, the numbers uncovered some startling trends –Read More

K+N’s Scharwath to take helm of recovering DHL Global Forwarding

K+N’s Scharwath to take helm of recovering DHL Global Forwarding

May 18, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Earlier this year, Deutsche Post DHL CEO Frank Appel vigorously defended the performance of its troubled Global Forwarding, Freight, division amid rumors that it might be sold at a fire-sale price. Today, Appel’s defense was solidified yet again with the announcement that Tim Scharwath, former   global head of air logisticsRead More

dnata opens cargo facilities at UK airports

October 30, 2013 at 9:50 am 0 comments

dnata announced the opening of three new facilities at Gatwick, Birmingham and Glasgow airports, expanding the company’s cargo capabilities to five of the UK’s key regional airports including Heathrow and Manchester. Development at the three additional regional airports complements the approaching opening of dnata City, Heathrow’s newest cargo hub. TheRead More

New cargo service brings pharma, garments from China

September 30, 2013 at 8:49 am 0 comments

China Southern Airlines launched a new freighter route from Hangzhou, China, to Los Angeles.

Forwarders associations push emissions measure

September 30, 2013 at 8:31 am 0 comments

Two freight forwarders’ associations, with its combined membership representing more than 164 countries, united in advocating for a global emissions measure.