DHL Global Forwarding to open humanitarian logistics hub in Dubai [VIDEO]

DHL Global Forwarding is creating a new center focused specifically on logistics for humanitarian crises around the world. The Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics is to be located in Dubai, strategically positioned between Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. The facility is also in relative proximity to the already existing International Humanitarian City – a major […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • February 6, 2019

WCS 2016: Saving lives with the help of Matternet cargo drones

BERLIN – On the final day of the World Cargo Symposium, the future of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the industry was a hot topic, especially following a morning presentation by Matternet, a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of drones that are currently being uded to deliver life-saving drugs to remote field clinics in Malawi. In the […]
  • Staff Reports
  • March 18, 2016

Dropping in for the holidays in the South Pacific

As we prepare for our annual holiday break, here’s a little heartwarming story about a Christmas tradition among U.S. Air Force crews stationed in Micronesia: Operation Christmas Drop, the longest running humanitarian airlift operation in the world. Since 1952, these crews, operating out of Guam, Japan and other U.S. bases, have been delivering much needed […]
  • Randy Woods
  • December 24, 2015