Greener Skies Ahead: How going green can help your bottom line

Last month, FedEx issued a report with much fanfare about the results of two initiatives that made them understandably proud. They had set baseline targets back in 2005 and were already close to hitting their goals. All told, the two initiatives saved FedEx a combined US$281 million dollars in cost savings in fiscal 2016 alone. […]

E-retailers continue to struggle with cross-border demand

E-commerce has been the dominant force for change in the air cargo logistics business for the last several years, but online retailers, forwarders, carriers and integrators are still struggling with ways to keep up with the intense demand from international customers to deliver them the world instantly. This was the main theme of the plenary […]

Keeping up with the specialized needs of Asian air cargo [VIDEO]

HONG KONG – After being the manufacturer to the world for the last few decades, led mostly by the inexpensive labor in China, the Asian market is rapidly evolving into more of a consumer society, creating a new dynamic for global trade lanes in and out of Asia, with cross-border e-commerce dominating the scene. That […]

E-commerce, general airfreight markets a study in contrasts [VIDEO]

HONG KONG – When it comes to growth in the airfreight business, perception is based mostly on what region you’re in and what type of cargo you carry, said Gert-Jan Jansen, managing director of market analysis firm The Seabury Group, during a session at the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) on Tuesday. In the […]

Peak season robust at Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Terminal

HONG KONG – At the height of the peak season’s surge of activity, the ground floor of the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal was a hive of activity, where transshipments were being scanned, broken down, consolidated or repackaged and then hustled through the facility. During Monday’s tour of the facility by the operators, Cathay Pacific Services […]