TACF18: In the weeds over blockchain use in air cargo

TORONTO – Yesterday, it became legal to buy and sell marijuana for recreational purposes all across this vast country. While the Canadian airwaves were filled with pundits spouting opinions about how to manage this new commodity, at least one speaker at TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum seemed to have one answer to the weed question: Blockchain. […]

TACF18: In the weeds over blockchain use in air cargo

TORONTO – Yesterday, it became legal to buy and sell marijuana for recreational purposes all across this vast country. While the Canadian airwaves were filled with pundits spouting opinions about how to manage this new commodity, at least one speaker at TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum seemed to have one answer to the weed question: Blockchain. […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 18, 2018

DB Schenker to automate warehouses with robotics

Logistics company DB Schenker is collaborating with IAM Robotics to implement artificial intelligence-based robots into its warehouses. The German company said the A.I.-based innovation will serve as a foundational platform as it aims to optimize its international network of warehouses with such technology advances over the next five to 10 years. Technology companies like Pennsylvania-based […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 17, 2018

Qatar Airways Cargo launches transpacific flight from Macau to LA

Qatar Airways Cargo has launched a twice-weekly trans-Pacific 777 freighter service from Macau, China (MFM) to Los Angeles (LAX), adding one hundred tonnes of cargo capacity per flight leg “just in time for the holiday season, when air freight demand is high, and the market is strong,” CEO Guillaume Halleux commented. Originating at the carrier’s […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 17, 2018

TACF 2018: Boeing says global freight demand will double by 2037

TORONTO – In a report released here yesterday at the TIACA Air Cargo Forum, Boeing said it expects the global demand for airfreight will double over the next two decades, averaging about 4.2 percent annual growth over that period – a figure that brings the market closer to its pre-recession average of 5 percent growth […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 17, 2018

Liège Airport adopts Nallian cloud platform

Under a new partnership between Liège Airport (LGG) and Belgium-based Nallian, LGG will adopt Nallian’s Air Cargo suite, which will allow stakeholders at LGG to operate in an integrated way through data sharing on a secure cloud platform. Liège will start off by utilizing slot booking, export VAT recovery, freight consolidation, e-commerce declaration, cargo performance […]
  • Chelsea Toczauer
  • October 17, 2018

ANC looking to add temperature-controlled cargo transit facility

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is looking to add a climate-controlled storage facility to accommodate short-term, trans-Pacific transit cargo moving through ANC, according to an invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) released by the airport. The facility would be located in close proximity to aircraft parking positions, where tugs can store and retrieve pallets quickly. […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 16, 2018

Tigers Logistics expands South African operations with winery client

Hong Kong-based logistics company Tigers is further expanding its South African foothold with a Franschoek-based client, Anthonij Rupert Wyne – handling the winery’s warehousing and logistics operations to address demand for South African wine, a major export of the country, in Germany and the United States. “One of the main benefits of working with Tigers […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 16, 2018

Silk Way adds twice-weekly route to Tianjin, China

Today, Silk Way West Airlines announced it would launch a twice-weekly freighter service from its global hub in Baku, Azerbijan (GYD) to Tianjin, China (TSN)– an industrial hub in northeastern China near Beijing. The route will run on Friday and Sunday, the carrier said, although the launch date has not yet been released. Silk Way […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 16, 2018

GEODIS to hold ‘hackathon’ in November

Logistics company GEODIS will host its first “hackathon” in which artificial intelligence (A.I.) experts, IT-professionals and data forecasting experts will compete in competitions that test their optimization skills – one challenge specific to warehouse optimization, the other to human and material resources. The company has said it intends to invest more in innovation and the […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 15, 2018

Thai Airways expands contract with WFS

Thai Airways has extended its cargo handling contract with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to now receive cargo security and trucking services between Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris to regional airports in surrounding areas. The new contract will cover cargo, mail and express handling at various airports throughout France, and provides for offline handling […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 15, 2018

B&H launches European road services, two new offices

United Kingdom-based aerospace logistics firm B&H Worldwide is expanding its European network with the launch of a pan-European road transport service that will underpin its airfreight services, as it prepares to open two new central European offices. The company said the new road services endeavor is a response to their client pool’s need for help […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 15, 2018

John McCormick Joins Royal Media to Manage Content Production

NEW YORK, NY — John McCormick, a seasoned content executive, has joined Royal Media, parent company of Air Cargo World, as Editorial Director. McCormick comes to Royal from SourceMedia, where he had the same title for 10 years. He was also a long-time senior editor at Ziff Davis. As Royal’s Editorial Director, a newly created position, […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 15, 2018

Last chance to vote for our Air Cargo Executive of the Year

Have you voted yet? Today is your last chance to make your voice heard in  Air Cargo World‘s annual Air Cargo Executive of the Year award, celebrating the highest achievement in the air cargo industry. The 2018 Air Cargo Executive of the Year will be named and profiled on the cover of the Dec/Jan issue of Air Cargo World for […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 15, 2018

CFS 2018: Latin American carriers face challenges in tapping future demand

SAN DIEGO – Latin America is considered one of the most promising regions in terms of growth in demand for airfreight capacity due to the recovery of its largest economy, Brazil, and an increased demand for e-commerce. But those interested in tapping the market may be remiss to find there are some major roadblocks in […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 12, 2018
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