Temperature-controlled products heat up air cargo demand

With news of July being the hottest on record, it seemed fitting that we take a look at temperature-controlled air cargo. Indeed, a number of freight forwarders noted in recent earnings reports that temperature-controlled volumes were a bright spot in an otherwise disappointing first half of the year for air cargo. However, while temperature-controlled products […]

UPS to acquire Marken to bolster life sciences, pharma footprint

Adding further evidence that life sciences transport is “the new black” in the global transportation business, UPS has entered into a “definitive purchase agreement” to acquire Marken, A U.K.-based supply-chain company focusing on pharmaceuticals and life sciences. UPS plans to use Marken’s clinical supply-chain services to bolster its position across the life sciences market, and […]