Post Tagged with: "IATA"

WCS 2017: Disruption finally hits air cargo as carriers pivot

WCS 2017: Disruption finally hits air cargo as carriers pivot

March 15, 2017 at 7:53 pm 0 comments

ABU DHABI — There has been talk in recent years about the wave of digital disruption coming to air cargo. Well, that wave appears to have arrived. Air France-KLM Martinair Cargo, as an example, is on its way to true digital transformation, said Laurent Petitmangin, the carrier’s Vice President Marketing,Read More

WCS 2017: Air cargo moves from ‘me’ to ‘us’

WCS 2017: Air cargo moves from ‘me’ to ‘us’

March 15, 2017 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

ABU DHABI — At the World Cargo Symposium in Abu Dhabi today, host IATA announced the launch of the IATA Cargo Handling Manual, “to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively while improving safety and efficiency in air cargo operations.” For more, see below from our sister publication, CargoRead More

WCS 2017: Schiphol to combat temperature excursions with new warning system

WCS 2017: Schiphol to combat temperature excursions with new warning system

March 14, 2017 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

ABU DHABI, UAE–During a CEIV Pharma workshop held at IATA’s 11th annual World Cargo Symposium, speakers praised the air cargo industry for rapidly improving the reliability of the pharma supply-chain; but still, with more than US$34.1 billion in annual losses due to temperature excursions, and with allegations that nearly 25Read More

multilateral e-awb agreement

e-AWB penetration rate dips as shippers call for more digitization

February 28, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

While the newly formed Shippers’ Advisory Committee, created last year by the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), today released a position paper calling for greater transparency and digitization of the global supply chain, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently reported that the penetration rate for its electronic air waybillRead More

IATA: New Trade Facilitation Agreement a shot in the arm for global trade

IATA: New Trade Facilitation Agreement a shot in the arm for global trade

February 23, 2017 at 6:25 pm 0 comments

A trade agreement promoting faster, cheaper and easier trade that entered into force this week is “great news for airlines, which deliver about a third of the goods traded across borders by value,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s director general and CEO. The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), which passed Wednesday,Read More

IATA releases nominees for annual Cargo Innovation Awards

IATA releases nominees for annual Cargo Innovation Awards

February 17, 2017 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

After honoring a successful group of cutting-edge cargo entrepreneurs and established firms in 2015, IATA has revived its Cargo Innovation Awards program for 2017 and released the names of five finalists for this year’s award. The second edition of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards received 46 entries from acrossRead More

Cold Front Approaching: China gets serious about pharma temperature control

Cold Front Approaching: China gets serious about pharma temperature control

February 1, 2017 at 7:00 pm 0 comments

As the truck entered the warehouse, it was unloaded by workers and the cargo was placed on the floor on open platforms. After the pallet was broken down for transport by truck to various locations, the cargo was stored in an open cage, with a few pipes running overhead toRead More

K+N first logistics firm to earn network-wide CEIV-Pharma cert

K+N first logistics firm to earn network-wide CEIV-Pharma cert

February 1, 2017 at 6:34 am 0 comments

Kuehne + Nagel has become the first logistics provider to earn IATA’s CEIV certification for pharmaceuticals to cover its entire KN PharmaChain air network, which involves 86 locations worldwide. The certification, earned through IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceuticals (CEIV-Pharma) program, is an assurance that shipments ofRead More