CCA to launch perishable shipment data sharing tests

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) plans to launch a new series of data sharing tests called the “LAX Initiative” in the coming months, and leverage the initiative to monitor perishable shipments on global trade lanes in a bid to improve supply chain management and reduce food loss. The LAX Initiative is built upon a previous […]

Air France KLM Martinair’s Mauroux on perishable trends into 2020 [VIDEO]

LOS ANGELES – Air France KLM Martinair Cargo’s Eric Mauroux, director verticals and global head of perishables, gave Air Cargo World a snapshot of shifting global perishables markets over the past year and how they will likely evolve into 2020 at this year’s Cool Chain Association Americas conference. While the broader perishables market has seen […]

Air France KLM Cargo relaunches Lusaka freighter service

Today, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo reintroduced Lusaka, Zambia (LUN) as a stop in its Africa freighter network.  Following its departure from Lusaka three years ago, the Franco-Dutch carrier is returning to the airport with a weekly flight. The flight utilizes one of the carrier’s 747 freighters and operates in a Europe-to-Africa rotation originating in Amsterdam (AMS) , with stops in Johannesburg (JNB) and Lusaka (LUN) Harare (HRE) and Nairobi (NBO) on […]

Air France, Kuehne + Nagel complete system-to-system proof of concept 

Today, Air France-KLM and Kuehne + Nagel announced that they have jointly created a direct system-to-system connection that integrate their electronic booking processes.   In a proof of concept test completed in July, the companies enabled host-to-host connection through an application programming interface (API), which allowed for a system-based, integrated and interactive match between available capacity and demand between […]