The Last Shall Be First: South American e-commerce’s last-mile boom

If ever there was a country that encapsulates the extremes of modern society, it could be the South American country of Brazil. By far the largest of the nations on the continent, it is also the wealthiest, but also has some of the largest, most densely populated slums, located not far from enormous villas and […]
  • Staff Reports
  • June 5, 2019

Cargo Facts 2018: The peak marches on

SAN DIEGO—Following airfreight’s stellar performance in 2017 and the ongoing growth so far in 2018, industry there are concerns about slower growth in recent months, as well as potential damage to the air cargo market from the global trade war. Not panelists at today’s Cargo Facts Symposium, held by our sister publication, Cargo Facts, in […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • October 11, 2018

Brazilian supply-chain company to launch cargo aircraft fleet

A Brazilian supply-chain solution company, Modern Logistics, has the official go-ahead to operate a fleet of cargo aircraft. Modern Logistics plans to scale up to 15 logistics centers and a fleet of 32 aircraft in the next few years. Modern Logistics, the company in question, offers third-party logistics solutions via an integrated logistics platform with […]
  • Lewis King
  • April 21, 2017

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  • Staff Reports
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