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 […]

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. […]

How to find the right team to foster logistics innovation

Photo: Gort Productions MIAMI – When it comes to innovation in the airfreight industry, there are technological advances and there are process improvements. Both are equally important to the bottom line of a logistics firm, but they must have the right team in place to ensure that the benefits are sustainable, according to last week’s […]

Cargo42 and CargoSteps audience favorites at ELEVATE 2016 in Miami

The inaugural ELEVATE 2016 conference held in Miami last week featured DEMOvation, a panel of innovative startup companies that demonstrated their logistics products or services in front of an audience of aviation professionals, venture capital firms and other stakeholders in the air cargo sector. Left to right: Craig Ruess of CgoXchange.com, Alfredo Keri of Cargo42 […]

ELEVATE panelists discuss rising importance of innovation in logistics

Photo: Gort Productions MIAMI – Air Cargo World kicked off the inaugural session of its very first ELEVATE Airfreight Conference this week with a panel discussion titled “The Rise of Air Cargo Innovation.” Panelists agreed the industry is nearing an inflection point, and the flatness of the air cargo industry is finally starting to gain dimensionality. […]

Effective strategies for pursuing airport innovation [VIDEO]

At this year's ELEVATE conference in Miami, Mark Thorpe, Chief Development Officer, Ontario International Airport spoke on a panel dedicated to advanced route development strategies. Through his vast airport experience, Thorpe has developed a few achievable, and cost-effective strategies airports can adopt to make their cargo divisions more innovative. He shares them here: Please login to […]

Lufthansa Cargo to launch API in push to innovate, cut costs

MIAMI -- Air Cargo World’s first-ever ELEVATE 2016 conference kicked off in grand style here yesterday, as Monika Wiederhold, vice president of product management and innovation at Lufthansa Cargo, told the audience that successful innovators need to ignore the immediate legal and logistical hurdles, and rather concentrate on “securing the future.” During a live “Fireside […]

Lufthansa Cargo’s Monika Wiederhold to speak at ELEVATE 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Monika Wiederhold, Vice President of Product Management and Innovation for Lufthansa Cargo, will speak at the premiere of Air Cargo World’s ELEVATE 2016 Conference on Oct. 10 at the Mandarin Oriental Miami hotel. Wiederhold, who has been working jointly with the RocketSpace co-working service on a Logistics Tech Accelerator […]

New DEMOvation Challenge launched for Elevate 2016

Do you have an innovative technical solution to a nagging logistics problem? Have you created a startup company in the last two years to get your idea off the ground? Well, now is the time to put your vision to the test with the new DEMOvation Challenge event to be held during Air Cargo World’s […]

Air Cargo World introduces Elevate 2016 conference in Miami

Big data, analytics, digitization and the rise of global e-commerce are changing the face of airfreight logistics forever. To help propel the airfreight industry forward, Air Cargo World is proud to announce the launch of Elevate 2016, the air cargo industry’s first event focused on innovation. Elevate 2016 will take place on October 10 at the Mandarin […]
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