Real-life Tetris: Computer game tech shakes up DHL’s logistics ops

Anyone who has loaded a truck knows that the process is basically an analog version of Tetris, and with more sweating and swearing. But 33 years after Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov released the tile-matching puzzle video game, the two have finally become twain, thanks to some innovative thinking on the part of DHL and […]

IATA’s e-AWB penetration rate falls in February

Is there such a thing as a “silicon ceiling”? Much to IATA’s chagrin, the air cargo industry once again failed break through the 50 percent barrier in electronic airway bill (e-AWB) penetration. In fact, the rate just declined in the data most recently available. February’s 48.2 percent penetration rate represents a 0.3 percent month-to-month decline, […]