ELEVATE: Can supply chains stay competitive without data sharing?

MIAMI – At the 2017 ELEVATE Conference yesterday, panelists agreed on the importance of sharing airfreight data to making the entire cargo journey visible to the customers and remaining competitive with large, innovative players like Amazon and Alibaba. But the larger question remains: What will motivate airport communities to share data? “When we established the […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • October 3, 2017

ELEVATE panelists: To get on board with ‘big data,’ start with ‘low-hanging fruit’

MIAMI – With massive data collection becoming more standardized in the shipping industry, the question of how to make sense of collected data and use it to improve business performance is where big data comes in, said panelists at today’s ELEVATE 2017 conference. Most big players in the industry already have their own operational systems […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • October 2, 2017

ELEVATE set to announce DEMOvation presenters

With less than three weeks to go before the kick-off of the ELEVATE 2017 conference in Miami Beach, Air Cargo World will release the names of the presenters at the conferences DEMOvation Challenge. Check out the Twitter feed @ACWMagazine tomorrow morning at 8 am EST for the names and details of companies the will present. […]
  • Randy Woods
  • September 13, 2017

ELEVATE 2017 Preview: Robotics are the future of air freight [VIDEO]

With the second annual ELEVATE 2017 conference just weeks away (October 2), we’re in close contact with our speakers, making sure that our panels cover the latest trends and developments in the logistics industry. Our opening panel is one that you won’t want to miss. It features industry experts discussing “Using Next-Gen Technology to Solve […]
  • Lewis King
  • September 12, 2017

Apply today for the DEMOvation Challenge at ELEVATE 2017

As we move closer to our second annual ELEVATE Conference on innovations in the logistics industry,  Air Cargo World is pleased to announce that ELEVATE 2017 will once again feature our DEMOvation Challenge. This exclusive session allows truly innovative and cutting-edge companies an opportunity to demo in front an engaged and enthusiastic audience of leading logistics, airfreight and […]
  • Randy Woods
  • July 20, 2017

Registration begins for Air Cargo World’s second annual ELEVATE Conference

With the revolution of e-commerce spreading across the industry, innovation has become more important than ever for businesses involved in air logistics. To provide you with the tools needed to survive these coming changes, Air Cargo World is excited to announce that registration is officially open for the second annual ELEVATE event, which will take […]
  • Randy Woods
  • June 1, 2017

Frankfurt-based startup CargoSteps wins Frankfurt Founders Award

Frankfurt-based freight management startup CargoSteps walked away with this year’s Frankfurt Founders Award, with their online freight management platform that simplifies logistics processes and makes them “more efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly,” said Frankfurt Mayor Peter Feldman. “The Frankfurt-based startup makes a decisive contribution to changing the transport and logistics industry.” The award is an […]
  • Lewis King
  • May 15, 2017

The shock of the new

As we age, it’s common to feel indifferent toward the new year. Once you’ve seen 40, 50 or 60 years go by, the need for champagne, confetti and Guy Lombardo music can seem like overkill. As U2’s Bono memorably sang more than 30 years ago, “Nothing changes on New Year’s Day.’ Not so for 2017. […]
  • Randy Woods
  • February 6, 2017