Logistics nonprofits provide timely U.S. Virgin Island response to Irma [VIDEO]

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – As Hurricane Irma completed its rampage across Florida over the weekend, additional emergency response teams started recovery efforts in the hard-hit U.S. Virgin Islands, with logistics nonprofit Airlink and United Airlines airlifting vital K-9 search and rescue dogs and other equipment here at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), the […]
  • Lewis King
  • September 11, 2017

One week left to donate to Airlink’s Harvey relief with ELEVATE registration

Most of the airports have re-opened, and many airfreight companies, such as UPS, FedEx and DHL are resuming operations this week in Houston, the 4th largest city in the United States. But for much of the region, devastated by Tropical Storm Harvey last week, the cleanup efforts are just beginning. As the massive infrastructure recovery […]
  • Randy Woods
  • September 4, 2017

In wake of Harvey, help from logistics industry pours in

As the last remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey makes its way inland, the logistics industry is beginning to assess the damage to the nation’s supply chain following what has been called the large single rain event ever recorded in the continental United States. And with this assessment, 3PLs and supply chain management firms are stepping […]
  • Randy Woods
  • August 30, 2017

First 45-tonne Airlink humanitarian shipment arrives in Haiti

With a cholera epidemic looming in Hurricane Matthew-stricken Haiti, after the storm caused over 1,000 casualties and destroyed infrastructure earlier this month, the first delivery from aviation-related humanitarian organization Airlink landed in the country. Two weeks after the storm came ashore on Oct. 4, he relief organization delivered more than 45 tonnes of critical aid, […]
  • Lewis King
  • October 19, 2016