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Southwest Cargo commences ops at CVG

June 9, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

  Earlier this week, Southwest Cargo opened its newest cargo facility at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG). Like Southwest’s entire U.S. domestic network, the carrier’s cargo division will manage the bellyspace capacity on flights moving through CVG. Initially, eight daily nonstop flights will serve CVG, with five to Chicago’s Midway (MDW),Read More

Will the air cargo industry hire Alexa?

Will the air cargo industry hire Alexa?

March 17, 2017 at 9:21 pm 0 comments

With the release of a new “Cargo Trace skill” that can be taught to Amazon’s interactive app, Alexa, Luxembourg-based CHAMP Cargosystems is adding voice-controlled track-and-trace capabilities to its Traxon air cargo shipment tracking platform. Stakeholders in the air cargo supply chain will be able to track the status of airRead More

IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging integrated into ASYCUDA World standard

IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging integrated into ASYCUDA World standard

January 25, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

The long, steady march of digitization in the air cargo world took another step forward this month with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) agreement to integrate IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard into ASYCUDA World, the UNCTAD automated customs management systemRead More

Jettainer, Lufthansa developing ‘digital’ ULDs to increase transparency

Jettainer, Lufthansa developing ‘digital’ ULDs to increase transparency

October 24, 2016 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

Jettainer and IT specialists at Lufthansa Industry Solutions are working to develop a digital container that can “measure temperature changes, shocks and other external factors independently and provide information about its state.” Both partners are subsidiaries of the Lufthansa Group, and Jettainer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa CargoRead More

C2K to begin revision of door-to-door standards

C2K to begin revision of door-to-door standards

November 3, 2015 at 10:39 pm 0 comments

More than 60 technical and operational managers took part in a meeting of C2K’s (Cargo 2000) technical working group last week as part of a drive to implement new quality standards for the air cargo industry. The group met in Vienna, Austria, to finalize C2K’s revised airport-to-airport specification and kick-startRead More

DHL GF reconsiders IT system amid first-half losses

DHL GF reconsiders IT system amid first-half losses

August 7, 2015 at 9:16 pm 0 comments

The troubles for forwarding giant DHL Global Forwarding continued this week as is its parent company said it is reconsidering the full deployment of it much-talked-about New Forwarding Environment (NFE) IT system, which has been suspended since May. The news came as DHL GF released its second quarter results thatRead More