Temperature-controlled products heat up air cargo demand

With news of July being the hottest on record, it seemed fitting that we take a look at temperature-controlled air cargo. Indeed, a number of freight forwarders noted in recent earnings reports that temperature-controlled volumes were a bright spot in an otherwise disappointing first half of the year for air cargo. However, while temperature-controlled products […]
  • Cathy Roberson
  • August 20, 2019

At long last, IATA reaches agreement with FIATA

Burying the hatchet after four years of protracted negotiations and occasional disagreements, IATA and FIATA have joined forces to “review, refine, and reengineer the current Cargo Agency Program to develop a new and modernized Program – IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program (IFACP).” The new agreement will replace the current “IATA Cargo Agency Program,” and will  establish […]
  • Lewis King
  • July 18, 2016

Kerry Logistics sees opportunities in North America with APEX acquisition

Today Hong Kong-based logistics provider Kerry Logistics completed its acquisition of a 51 percent controlling stake in California-based, full-service freight forwarder, APEX Maritime. Although APEX’s strength is in oceanfreight, with 270,000 TEUs handled in 2015, the deal also has broader implications for Kerry’s airfreight forwarding operations, and expansion into the U.S. market through its increased […]
  • Charles Kauffman
  • June 1, 2016