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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

NEW-LDs: Thinking inside (and outside) the box

NEW-LDs: Thinking inside (and outside) the box

April 6, 2017 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Before a freighter pushes back from the apron, and the pilots go through the checklist of the critical systems and equipment on the aircraft, might it seem unusual to only check the sensors on three of the four engines? Or maybe test the flaps and rudder, but not the horizontalRead More

IATA’s CASS billing system goes live in Russia

IATA’s CASS billing system goes live in Russia

April 5, 2017 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

As cross-border trade continues to heat up, IATA and the global banking industry agreed that it’s time for Russian airfreight to come in from the cold. IATA’s Cargo Accounts Settlement Systems (CASS) has gone live in Russia, in partnership with Russian bank VTB and carrier Aeroflot. CASS simplifies the billingRead More

IATA’s e-AWB penetration rate falls in February

IATA’s e-AWB penetration rate falls in February

March 30, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Is there such a thing as a “silicon ceiling”? Much to IATA’s chagrin, the air cargo industry once again failed break through the 50 percent barrier in electronic airway bill (e-AWB) penetration. In fact, the rate just declined in the data most recently available. February’s 48.2 percent penetration rate representsRead More

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

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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