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United, Lufthansa Cargo JV to share freight capacity, booking, handling

United, Lufthansa Cargo JV to share freight capacity, booking, handling

April 20, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Finally, some good news regarding United – United Cargo, that is. After two years of negotiations, United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo entered into a joint venture this week, covering a wide-range of cargo cooperation on routes between the United States and Europe. The trans-Atlantic deal, first proposed in 2015, coversRead More

Every silver lining has a cloud at Lufthansa Cargo

Every silver lining has a cloud at Lufthansa Cargo

September 13, 2016 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Lufthansa Cargo is the sixth airline to be awarded IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification for pharmaceuticals, the carrier announced. Of course, every silver lining has its cloud, and in Lufthansa’s case, it comes in the form of impending layoffs early next year. According to IATA, Lufthansa’sRead More

Hamburg-Greenville, S.C., freighter services to begin in November

Hamburg-Greenville, S.C., freighter services to begin in November

July 26, 2016 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Hamburg-based freight forwarder Senator International has announced plans to start twice-weekly flights between Greenville-Spartanburg Airport in South Carolina (GSP) and Munich, beginning on Nov. 5. Senator International’s addition will significantly increase cargo capacity between Germany and the region, which includes the U.S. states of South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, TennesseeRead More

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DHL to deliver from smartphone to Smart cars in Germany

July 25, 2016 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Starting this September, Smart car owners in Stuttgart will be able to use their cars as mobile addresses for DHL deliveries. Shortly thereafter, the partnership will be expanded to other German cites, such as Bonn, Berlin and Cologne. The joint delivery experiment uses smartphones, with the car owner and DHLRead More

Lufthansa Cargo brings back deferred shipments

Lufthansa Cargo brings back deferred shipments

July 22, 2016 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

In another sign that the air cargo overcapacity issue is creating havoc among legacy carriers, Lufthansa Cargo is bringing back the concept of deferred products – this time in the form of td.Basic, a new online offering for standard air cargo that puts the carrier, “on the offensive in theRead More

WorldACD: May another disappointment for air cargo

WorldACD: May another disappointment for air cargo

July 1, 2016 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

Air cargo volumes grew by an anemic 0.5 percent in May 2016, measured against the previous year’s May figures, according to WorldACD (see chart above). In a report released this week, the market data company noted significant diversity in performance, with the origin North America market tumbling 4 percent, year-over-year,Read More

DB Schenker hires uShip to improve freight brokerage

DB Schenker hires uShip to improve freight brokerage

June 30, 2016 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

In an effort to capitalize more quickly on the rise of e-commerce, DB Schenker has purchased the exclusive European rights to uShip’s transportation management software (TMS), rather than creating its own system. The two companies signed a five-year deal that uShip’s chief marketing officer Dick Metzler explained as a wayRead More

Lufthansa, ANA expand their JV

Lufthansa, ANA expand their JV

June 29, 2016 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways (ANA) will extend their much-lauded joint venture this July by merging both of their feeder networks. The new agreement builds on the current JV, which connects Lufthansa Cargo’s services in Germany, Austria, France, the U.K. and Belgium to intercontinental flights. As of July 12,Read More