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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

Cross-border shipment cuts logistics cost by 20% in the Subcontinent [SPONSORED]

Cross-border shipment cuts logistics cost by 20% in the Subcontinent [SPONSORED]

November 7, 2016 at 6:28 pm 0 comments

For the first time in September this year, a truck carrying cargo was allowed to cross over to India from Bangladesh without requiring the consignment to be unloaded and transferred to another truck. Known as transhipment, this has been the time consuming and costly practice of border crossing norms untilRead More

Dachser opens three Southeast Asian offices to handle logistics demand

Dachser opens three Southeast Asian offices to handle logistics demand

October 31, 2016 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

With demand for logistics continuing to skyrocket across the Southeast Asia region, Dachser has now opened new offices in Vietnam, Hong Kong and India. Dachser said the new locations have been set up in Hanoi, the New Territories of Hong Kong, and Mumbai. The new branch in Hanoi will supplementRead More

DHL lands global airfreight contract with Chinese cell phone manufacturer

DHL lands global airfreight contract with Chinese cell phone manufacturer

July 14, 2016 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

Transsion Holdings, one of the world’s fastest-growing and mobile phone manufacturers, has chosen DHL Global Forwarding to arrange the shipment of its cell phones. Under the agreement, DHL-GF will provide airfreight services, including customs clearance, from Transsion’s manufacturing base in South China to 28 countries around the world, covering partsRead More

Bravo Industries to purchase ten LM-100J freighters [VIDEO]

Bravo Industries to purchase ten LM-100J freighters [VIDEO]

July 13, 2016 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

Bravo Industries said it will purchase ten LM-100J Super Hercules commercial freighter aircraft from Lockheed Martin. The Brazil-focused logistics and defense group made the announcement at this week’s Farnborough Air Show in the U.K. The freighters will be used for air cargo operations in Brazil by Bravo’s Logística division, whichRead More

Airbus 20-year forecast predicts massive shift in freighter demand

Airbus 20-year forecast predicts massive shift in freighter demand

July 13, 2016 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

Airbus has drastically drawn down the number of dedicated freighters it anticipates being in service 20 years hence, according to its recently released “Global Market Forecast, 2016-2035.” The disparity is remarkable, both terms of number of aircraft and the shift in the market that it signals over the next twoRead More

India encourages foreign investment by loosening FDI rules

India encourages foreign investment by loosening FDI rules

June 22, 2016 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

In an attempt to attract more foreign funds to boost the nation’s businesses, India’s government this week relaxed the rules regulating the amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) allowed across a wide spectrum of Indian business sectors, including the aviation industry. Under the new rules, India will now allow non-airlineRead More

Atlas accelerating pivot from heavy freight to express

Atlas accelerating pivot from heavy freight to express

June 17, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) is pivoting towards e-commerce and express shipments to take advantage of high-growth markets, said CEO William Flynn at the company’s investor meeting yesterday. And while Atlas already has a reputation as one of the more dynamic cargo airlines, the announcement accelerates its move away fromRead More