Caryn Livingston

Caryn Livingston

Caryn Livingston is Editor of the monthly magazine Air Cargo World and Deputy Editor of the company’s monthly newsletter, Cargo Facts, and its weekly e-mail publication Cargo Facts Update. Prior to joining Cargo Facts in 2017, Caryn worked as a journalist in Houston covering the oil and gas industry. She holds a BA in English from the University of Tulsa and an MA in Literature from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Shanghai hits 4 million tonnes of cargo for 2017

Shanghai, as of today, has joined a prestigious and exclusive ‘4-million tonne club’ to which only two other cities in the world can claim access. The airport authority reported this morning that its annual airfreight traffic surpassed 4 million tonnes, for the first time. Before this year, only Hong Kong and Memphis could boast similar […]

Panalpina to expand supply chain management offerings

Panalpina has consolidated its supply chain experts and offerings under one centralized entity called Supply Chain Solutions, saying that it will increase its supply chain team and offerings in the upcoming months. Supply Chain Solutions is “investing in people, IT and infrastructure” to increase flexibility, customization and visibility for customers, said Karl Weyeneth, Panalpina’s chief […]

AirBridgeCargo, DHL Global Forwarding successfully test RKN containers

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has completed its multi-modal shipment trial for Deutsche Post DHL Group’s ocean- and air-forwarding arm DHL Global Forwarding, using Envirotainer’s RKN active cargo container. The trial tested the container for delivery of healthcare products from Moscow to Miami using Good Distribution Practice (GDP) cool chain standards. During the trial, which took place […]

Delta Cargo’s seventh Europe station receives CEIV-Pharma approval

Atlanta-based Delta Cargo now offers CEIV-Pharma certified facilities at seven locations in Europe following the most recent addition of the carrier’s Dusseldorf station. Delta Cargo’s other European stations to hold CEIV approval include Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Milan, Paris-CDG and Rome. The CEIV-Pharma facilities are operated in cooperation with Air France-KLM. Delta is making “significant investments” […]

Early Christmas shopping boosts U.K. November cargo figures

Christmas came early for United Kingdom airports under Manchester Airports Group (MAG), as East Midlands and London Stansted airports saw record cargo volumes in November with heavy Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping. At London Stansted Airport (STN), November cargo volumes rose 12.3 percent year-over-year to 25,802 tonnes, while East Midlands Airport (EMA) reported a […]

WFS adds Copenhagen pharma facility

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) opened a new temperature-controlled facility in Copenhagen to support growing demand for pharmaceutical volumes and WFS’ CEIV-Pharma certification program in Denmark. The Copenhagen facility offers temperature-controlled chambers offering environments from +2◦C to +25◦C. All lanes in the facility are also equipped with electronic rollerbed systems to expedite pharma handling. […]

DHL, Air Hong Kong sign 15-year block-space agreement

DHL Express extended its Air Hong Kong (AHK) agreement, which grants DHL Express access to AHK’s overnight air services. The new agreement extends to 2033. As part of the deal, DHL Express and AHK formalized a reorganization announced in July, under which majority owner Cathay Pacific will buy out DHL Group’s 40 percent stake in […]

Growth resumes for Fraport’s airports in November

Fraport Group’s airports saw a rebound in year-over-year cargo volume growth for November, after October’s tepid y-o-y gain of only 0.7 percent at Frankfurt International Airport (FRA). The airport saw a 5 percent y-o-y increase in cargo throughput of 197,615 tonnes in November. Much of the gain was attributed to the large y-o-y gain in […]

DHL Global Forwarding secures CEIV certification for U.S. stations

Deutsche Post DHL Group’s ocean- and air-forwarding arm DHL Global Forwarding (DHL GF) received CEIV-pharma certification from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for seven of its airfreight stations across the United States. DHL Global Forwarding began the certification process for its global airfreight stations during the third quarter of 2016. Stations in Chicago, Cincinnati, […]

Freightos: airfreight capacity crunch in Europe pushes shippers to ocean

Airfreight in Europe reached full capacity two weeks ago, online pricing platform Freightos reported last week. High spot airfreight rates in the subsequent weeks have been high enough to motivate shippers to reconsider ocean shipping as a viable option. In addition to seasonally tight capacity affecting domestic and international freight shipments in the United States and […]

EzyCustoms adds Vietnam to customs network via Cathay Pacific

Customs management platform EzyCustoms – which provides customs process management in countries including Bangladesh, Canada, European Union countries, India, Philippines and the United States – is now submitting cargo information to Vietnam’s customs agency for its user Cathay Pacific Airways. Via EzyCustoms, Cathay Pacific can submit flight manifest, master air waybill and house manifest electronic […]

DHL ‘Innovation Day’ winners introduce new logistics tech

At Deutsche Post-DHL’s 2017 “Innovation Day” at its Bonn, Germany, Innovation Center, the winners of a series of technology “challenges” introduced new products, including autonomous warehouse robots, an online platform for package drop-offs and an internet of things (IoT) approach to online shopping, among other new logistics offerings. As the winner of the Robotics Challenge, […]

BIFA approves of Brexit negotiation progress

After the European Commission and the United Kingdom released a joint report this morning highlighting progress on the U.K.’s “Brexit” from the European Union, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) announced its optimism that “discussions on transitional arrangements and our future trading relationship with the E.U. can now commence,” now that “phase one” of the […]

Turkish Airlines takes delivery of first 777 freighter

Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines took delivery of its first 777 freighter, which is the first of two 777 freighters the airline has on order for 2017. The chairman of the board for Turkish Airlines, M. İlker Aycı, called the delivery a “milestone event” in the airline’s cargo business, which has expanded rapidly during the year, growing […]
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