The Air Cargo Caucus: Our friend in Washington

It’s no secret that air cargo remains a challenging and competitive market. In an industry faced with disruptors and increasing supply chain demands, agility is essential to maintain airfreight’s speed and commercial advantage. Several members of the U.S. Congress who seem to understand this value are now formally coming together on Capitol Hill to spread […]

Amazon Air increases presence at Chicago’s Rockford Airport

It is becoming apparent that Amazon’s strategy for growing its air cargo operation includes diversifying its U.S. operations network beyond the gates of the growing hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG). This week, Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) said that the e-commerce giant plans to more than double its footprint at the airport and bump […]

Cultivating an airport cargo community

Airport representatives listened closely to a discussion at AirCargo 2014 in Orlando, Fla., about how to develop a successful airport community for cargo. Shawn McWhorter, president NCA Americas for Nippon Cargo Airlines, addressed the audience at the annual gathering of airfreight forwarders, saying that he sees a difference between airports that are friendly to freight […]
  • April 29, 2014