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.

Growing partnership positions Emirates as Dubai handler for Cargolux

Luxembourg-based carrier Cargolux expanded its growing partnership with Emirates SkyCargo in a move that has Emirates’ cargo operation handling all Cargolux flights in and out of Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) as of this month, Cargolux announced. The switch will grant Cargolux customers transporting airfreight to or from Dubai access to Emirates’ dedicated temperature-controlled areas […]

NxtPort, Air Cargo Belgium partner to develop multimodal data platform

Data platform NxtPort signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Air Cargo Belgium and its data-sharing platform BRUcloud to streamline multimodal cargo transport by reducing redundancies shared between ocean- and airfreight. “There are differences between ship and air transport, but increasingly there are more similarities,” said NxtPort CEO Daniel Lievens. He noted that ports and […]

DHL Express opens new facilities in Budapest Airport ‘BUD:2020’ program

DHL Express has expanded its operations at Budapest Airport as part of the €160 million “BUD:2020” development program at the airport, which includes the addition of warehouse and office complexes on an area covering about 60,000 square meters. The new expansion includes a 15-year lease between DHL Express and Budapest Airport, said DHL Express Hungary’s […]

Qatar Airways Cargo’s first 777F charter flight arrives in Columbus

While fashion week was under way in New York, Qatar Airways Cargo was making a different kind of fashion statement with a shipment of more than 100 tonnes of clothing on a charter flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S.. The 777 freighter shipment to LCK was Qatar Airways […]

Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

SEATTLE — The good times keep rolling for air cargo in 2017 with month after record-setting month, but a panel at the Airforwarders Association’s (AfA) regional meeting at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) last night discussed an important point: How do you deal with too much of a good thing? “Sea-Tac’s current infrastructure wasn’t built […]

TT Club attributes 10 percent of cargo losses over past decade to theft

Insurance and risk management provider TT Club called cargo theft “one of the most significant causes of disruption in the supply chain and claims cost to the Club,” in a statement today, suggesting an answer to the problem may be found in covert tracking devices for the cargo. According to TT Club, cargo theft accounts […]

WFS doubles Boston-Logan cargo handling operation

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) secured three new customers via contracts beginning in September and October and secured a new building at Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) last month, more than doubling its cargo handling capacity at the airport, WFS announced. During 2016, WFS said it handled more than 24,000 tonnes of cargo. Its new […]

Frankfurt Airport cargo volumes rise in August

Like most European airports this summer, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) reported another rise in cargo volume in August, compared with the same month last year.  aAirport owner and manager, Fraport AG, reported a 5.4 percent increase, year-over-year, to 181,102 metric tonnes in August. The German airport also set a new August record for an accumulate maximum […]

Clearwater taps direct-to-consumer seafood market in China

Nova Scotia-based Clearwater Seafoods has found a market for its increased production of the Arctic surf clam by selling directly to consumers in China, according to Alibaba Group news hub Alizila. The seafood harvester, processor and distributor launched a flagship store on Alibaba-owned Tmall in September 2016 to take advantage of e-commerce opportunities in selling […]

Heathrow reports all-time high for August cargo volumes

Trade with Latin America and North America helped push cargo volumes at London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) to a record high for August, the airport reported. Heathrow saw a 13 percent, year-over-year, increase in cargo volumes for August, reaching 139,023 tonnes. Cargo volumes at LHR have been higher, y-o-y, every month so far in 2017. According […]

DHL Global Forwarding establishes direct routes from Oslo to East Asia

DHL Global Forwarding, the ocean- and airfreight forwarding arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, is increasing its nonstop flights between Oslo and South Korea and China in a move that is supportive of Norway’s seafood exports, according to a statement from Avinor, which manages the Oslo Airport. The new routes include two 747-400 chartered freighter […]

Transport firm Labelmaster pairs up with PA2 for safer lithium battery shipping

Two companies are partnering to tackle the ongoing safety risks posed by the transportation of flammable lithium batteries with a line of protective packaging products, called Obexion. Dangerous goods transport firm Labelmaster and Procyon-Alpha Squared (PA2), a technology company with experience in the aerospace field, plan to introduce a range of packaging that uses passive […]

Panalpina’s Air Connection acquisition expands Kenya perishables position

Freight forwarder Panalpina has made another move in its effort to become a market leader for perishables forwarding in Africa with its acquisition of Air Connection, Panalpina announced today. The purchase of Kenya-based Air Connection, a specialized flower and vegetable forwarder, follows Panalpina’s acquisition of another Kenyan perishables forwarder, Airflo, which was completed in 2016. […]

DHL Supply Chain, Huawei implement IoT application at automotive site

DHL Supply Chain announced it is moving forward with a “narrowband internet of things” (NB-IoT) program at a DHL automotive site in Liuzhou, China, in partnership with Chinese technology conglomerate Huawei Technologies. The move is intended to streamline management at the site’s manufacturing yard by connecting 100 DHL drivers and 30 docks at the site […]
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