DXC Technology: Using data to break cargo’s boom-and-bust cycle

The air cargo business never had a reputation as a technological pioneer, and years after most businesses have switched to APIs, holdouts in the business still use electronic data interchanges (EDIs), a technology first developed in 1948, to share data. But with rising demand for full visibility and the promise of e-commerce traffic, that disposition […]
  • Lewis King
  • September 11, 2017

Lufthansa Cargo to launch API in push to innovate, cut costs

MIAMI — Air Cargo World’s first-ever ELEVATE 2016 conference kicked off in grand style here yesterday, as Monika Wiederhold, vice president of product management and innovation at Lufthansa Cargo, told the audience that successful innovators need to ignore the immediate legal and logistical hurdles, and rather concentrate on “securing the future.” During a live “Fireside […]
  • Lewis King
  • October 11, 2016

First steps to a better last mile for e-commerce

The annual barbeque was only days away when Miriam looked out of the kitchen window of the two-story Duluth duplex she and her husband Mark lived in and realized that their lawn furniture had been ruined by last year’s unusually severe Minnesota winter. Miriam flipped open her laptop and rushed to avert a seating crisis. […]
  • Lewis King
  • August 4, 2016