dnata signs on as Cargo iQ member

Air service provider dnata has signed on as a full member of Cargo iQ, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) interest group aimed at increasing transparency across the logistics chain and efficiency in the industry. Cargo iQ was originally launched as Cargo 2000 before its rebranding in 2016. In addition to promoting transparent tracking across […]

Cargolux completes Cargo iQ certification renewal

Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines has renewed its Cargo iQ certification for the next three years, the carrier announced today. Cargo iQ is an International Air Transport Association (IATA) interest group, comprising airlines and forwarders. The group aims to improve end-to-end work processes across the logistics chain through increased transparency, as well as common and measurable standards. […]

ABC passes Cargo iQ audit for operations in Moscow

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) passed its second audit reconfirming its compliance with the quality standards of IATA interest group Cargo iQ, following a two-day inspection of its operations in Moscow, the same city in which it’s headquartered. Cargo iQ, formerly called Cargo 2000, uses a benchmarking system that rates a shipment’s performance, in terms of its […]

Emirates SkyCargo to expand Cargo iQ use throughout network

Emirates SkyCargo said it plans to implement the  Cargo iQ framework to more than 160 of its stations across six continents by early 2019. Cargo iQ, an IATA quality standards interest group, has multiple initiatives centered around creating benchmarks for participating members’ services and standardizing communications between supply chain partners. Henrik Ambak, senior vice president […]

TACF18: ANA Cargo, CargoXS join Cargo iQ

TORONTO – Tokyo-based ANA Cargo and Netherlands-based IT company CargoXS have joined Cargo iQ, the IATA interest group created to implement quality standards for the air cargo industry. The organization’s executive director Ariaen Zimmerman released the news today during a panel at TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum. Hiroshi Sugiguchi, executive vice president of global marketing at ANA Cargo […]

Emirates SkyCargo receives Cargo iQ certification

SkyCargo, the cargo division of Dubai-based Emirates, received its certification from the IATA interest group Cargo iQ today at the World Cargo Symposium in Dallas. SkyCargo has been a member of Cargo iQ since 2016, and the certification comes after an audit determined the carrier was complying with the supply chain transparency standards advocated by […]

Building a better hamburger: The importance of consistent quality

Hamburgers are great, either cooked on the home grill or savored in the finest of gourmet restaurants. Every so often, if in a rush, nothing is more pleasing than a straightforward and cheap one from a fast-food chain. The quality, so to speak, is always intact as these burger chains maintain a consistent and agreed-upon […]

Art of the deal: Industry cooperation announced at Paris TIACA summit

The pledging is already well underway this week at The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) 28th Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Paris. The inaugural day saw the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) join TIACA in a pledge to “work towards a paperless environment to ensure the industry maintains and […]

Committed to raising our collective Cargo iQ

Recently, while speaking at the World Cargo Symposium in Berlin, IATA’s CEO Tony Tyler called for a further transformation in the airfreight industry, saying that quality of service should be its priority. Indeed, industry performance has been lackluster over the past few years. As global recessionary pressures reduced yields, shippers began seeking the shelter of […]

WCS 2016: Cargo 2000 rebrands as Cargo iQ

BERLIN — Cargo 2000, the 82-member IATA specialist interest group, has finally moved beyond the turn of the millennium and changed its name officially to Cargo iQ. The group also recently embarked on its new Smart Data Project, which will add 110 million lines of performance data annually, enabling Cargo iQ  members to further improve […]