DFW joins Groupe ADP in air cargo cooperation agreement

TORONTO – On Wednesday, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) signed a memorandum of understanding with Groupe ADP, operator of Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG) and others, to “develop air cargo strategies” and improve the movement of airfreight between the two global hubs. Under the agreement, DFW and CDG pledged to work together to expand […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 19, 2018

Logistics company Tigers opens temperature-controlled facility at DFW

Hong Kong-based logistics company Tigers has opened a new temperature-controlled facility at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The 86,000 square foot facility is intended to accommodate perishable goods like health supplements and cosmetics products. The company is known for its various virtual warehousing products, one of which being an integration management tool, “SmartHub: Connect,” which […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • March 13, 2018

Crane Worldwide opens new Dallas facility

Houston-based customs brokerage and logistics company Crane Worldwide Logistics opened a new Dallas facility near the airport “in preparation for continued growth in the Dallas region in 2018 and beyond,” the company said. The facility includes 355,000 square feet of warehouse and office space, with 5,500 rack positions for pallets, and will offer contract logistics […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • January 2, 2018

Ready for Takeoff: The world’s top 50 cargo airports prepare for e-commerce

The previous year was not expected to be a particularly promising one in terms of air cargo at the world’s airports. The industry had just been through about 15 years of steady, but modest growth, in the range of 3 to 4 percent each year. With the specter of the Brexit and a rise in […]
  • Staff Reports
  • November 1, 2017

The DFW Difference: How the Texas hub became a gateway to Latin America

John Ackerman was reviewing the freight numbers prior to an airport board meeting, but something about the numbers looked fishy. “The increase in cargo volumes was just too high,” recalled Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)’s executive vice president for global strategy and development. But after the number crunchers had revisited the data, they confirmed that […]
  • Lewis King
  • July 3, 2017

Bridges to Breakthroughs: How free trade can survive in a protectionist world

A war on the Korean peninsula would be unthinkable for global supply chains. “If Korea is hit by a missile,” Soo Kyoum Kim, of IDC Research told Bloomberg, “all electronics production will stop.” South Korea’s semiconductor manufacturers supply two-thirds of the world’s electronic memory chips, and it was the country’s indispensability to the global economy […]
  • Lewis King
  • June 5, 2017

UPS building $200 million facility, adds Saturday delivery to meet e-commerce demand

UPS announced today plans to build a US$200 million package operations facility in Arlington, Texas, just one day after it confirmed that it’s pilot Saturday-pickup project would be expanded nationwide through 2018. These developments point to an ongoing pivot towards more extensive and faster coverage by UPS in the context of growing e-commerce demand. “This […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 4, 2017

Dallas Fort Worth Airport to open new cold chain facility

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) announced plans to build a 37,000-square-foot cold chain facility, to be operated by AirLogistix USA. The airport expects the facility to come online this summer. With 14,000 square feet of refrigerated storage space, the new transfer facility will give DFW the ability to control warehousing temperatures for shipments of […]
  • Lewis King
  • February 3, 2017