Air Cargo Executives of the Year: FedEx’s Fred Smith & David Bronczek

In early April of this year, news broke from FedEx Corp. that raised a few eyebrows among cargo executives worldwide. The U.S.-based integrator had made a US$4.8 billion offer to buy struggling Dutch express firm TNT Express – the same TNT Express that was sought in a thwarted bid by arch-rival UPS, made just two […]

Freight 50: Strategies for cargo carrier success

At the top of the heap UPS grew operating profits and expanded margins across all three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, In­ternational Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. “The International seg­ment set a new high in second quarter operating profit, rising more than 17 percent,” the company said. “In the In­ternational segment, we expect to see […]

The Power 25 Forwarders of 2015

The larger you are, the harder it is to shove you aside. This basic fact of physics can be seen in The Power 25, Air Cargo World’s list of the top 25 largest freight forwarders in airfreight, based on tonnage last year. Many of the familiar brawny players – DHL Global Forwarding, Kuehne + Nagel, […]

Power 25: Top forwarders find strength in integration

Size still matters For all the agility of the smaller players in the market, there is no denying the power of size. In fact, the 10 largest players in the forwarding business currently control 35 percent of the global market. Sitting atop the list, as usual, is DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding, with US$32.19 […]

Many returning winners at ACE Awards

SHANGHAI – There were many familiar faces among the winners on March 10 during the Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Awards ceremony, held in conjunction with IATA’s World Cargo Symposium here. But there were also some notable newcomers that climbed the ranks in this celebration of the top airlines and airports, as chosen by Air Cargo […]
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