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.

WorldACD: ‘The beat goes on’ for airfreight’s good news

The strong growth story for the airfreight industry that began early in 2017, and continued unexpectedly through July, is “becoming somewhat monotonous,” reported WorldACD in its monthly airfreight market analysis for July. But it’s doubtful that anyone else in the industry is complaining. Year-over-year volumes grew by 11.8 percent worldwide on the strength of traffic […]

Deliv expansion to nearly double its same-day delivery footprint

California-based delivery start-up Deliv announced it would expand from 19 to 33 major markets for its same-day delivery service, nearly doubling its reach across 23 states and in more than 1,400 cities. The expansion of same-day delivery services is necessary as retailers move to compete with Amazon’s Prime Now service, said Deliv CEO and founder […]

Panalpina re-opens in Houston after Harvey

Third-party logistics provider Panalpina resumed its Houston operations at 8 a.m. this morning in local time, after Tropical Storm Harvey caused massive flooding across the city. Panalpina’s Houston facilities escaped the flooding and currently have full power, the company said in an announcement. Panalpina’s employees in the region are accounted for, and the company announced […]

DHL launches Saloodo digital platform in the U.K.

Deutsche Post DHL’s digital freight platform Saloodo expanded into the United Kingdom, marking another step forward in the freight forwarding industry’s march into the technology age – as well as another step towards the eventual Brexit. The new launch offers transport services within the U.K., and between the U.K. and the European Union. The online […]

DB Schenker to acquire New Zealand partner SB Global Logistics

A long-standing New Zealand logistics partnership is taking its relationship to the next level, as SB Global Logistics announced it will be acquired by DB Schenker as of Sept. 24. “DB Schenker NZ has enjoyed a 20-year relationship with SB Logistics, from which we have seen both companies grow together off the back of mutual […]

Envirotainer adds RAP e2 stations in Italy, Puerto Rico

Growing pharmaceutical transport demand has spurred recent temperature-controlled shipment expansions through the logistics industry, and Envirotainer is moving to keep up. The company, which provides specialized cold-chain containers for transport of pharma products, announced the addition of new RAP e2 active container stations at airports in Italy and Puerto Rico. The new Italy station will […]

Air transport associations urge E.U. to fix border delays

Nobody enjoys flight delays, and in an open letter to the European Council of Ministers, several air transport organizations are calling for European Union member states to adopt measures reducing widespread delays that followed recent regulatory changes. Delays at E.U. airports, the letter stated, have increased drastically after the recent implementation of an E.U. regulation […]

AAPA July airfreight demand surges with manufacturing growth

In what is beginning to sound like a skipping record, another airfreight group is reporting more good news about traffic. In this case, it’s the Association of Asia-Pacific Airlines (AAPA) saying that airfreight demand in the Asia-Pacific region continues to soar, according to preliminary results from the association’s carriers in July. Cargo traffic in the […]

DHL looks to Cambodia, Thailand as next growth frontiers in Asia

With ongoing expansions and new delivery programs increasing DHL Supply Chain’s footprint in Asia already in 2017, the logistics provider is maintaining that pace in the region with the new announcement that it has set its sights on Cambodia and Thailand. DHL announced plans today to invest more than €70 million to grow its regional […]

LUG announces new links in Frankfurt cold-chain services

In its most recent efforts to strengthen its cool-chain operations, ground-handler LUG aircargo handling is expanding its temperature-controlled Health Care Center for pharmaceutical transport at Frankfurt Airport (FRA). The first step of the Health Care Center’s expansion will increase its size to 650 square meters, with eight rooms offering storage temperatures in a wide range […]

AirBridgeCargo’s volume growth slows, but remains in double digits

As perhaps the world’s fastest-growing all-cargo airline, AirBridgeCargo (ABC) again reported respectable volume growth of 16 percent, year-over-year, for the first half of 2017 to 335,000 tonnes. Growth rates, however, are down compared to 2016 – when ABC reported sharply higher cargo tonnage growth of 31 percent, y-o-y, during the first five months of the […]

Drewry East-West price index continues climb through July

Even during the usually slack summer months, the good news for 2017 air cargo keeps rolling in. Airfreight rates rose again during July, marking the third-highest month for freight rates so far in 2017, ahead of strong expectations for the peak season. According to new figures from the Drewry East-West Airfreight Price Index, the average […]

TACA Peru launches MIA freighter flights

Freighter traffic is picking up at Miami International Airport (MIA), where Avianca Holdings subsidiary Trans American Airlines (TACA Peru) will operate four A330-2F flights per week between MIA and five South American cities, the airport announced. TACA’s South American widebody freighter service from MIA will transport airfreight to Lima, Santiago, Bogota, Medellin and Buenos Aires, […]

Turkish Cargo expansion strategy pays off with stunning H1 growth

Turkish Cargo announced that its freighter driven growth strategy has pushed income up 24 percent year-over-year (y-o-y) for the first half of 2017. The carrier increased its cargo destinations from 55 at the start of 2016 to 72 by the end of August 2017, with seven new destinations added in the past two months alone, […]
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