e-AWB gains momentum, but may miss goal

For the second-straight month, the usage of electronic air waybills (e-AWB) across the airfreight industry has grown by 2 percentage points, according to IATA. However, the added momentum appears to be insufficient for the industry to reach IATA’s goal of 45 percent penetration by the end of 2015. At the end of September, IATA reported […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 29, 2015

SDV to certify 16 pharma locations under CEIV

Recognizing the importance of cargo safety and security, U.K.-based forwarder SDV was one of the first to participate in the 2014 pharmaceutical certification program at Brussels Airport. Subsequently, SDV has decided to pursue certification for an additional 16 major air hubs in Europe, Asia, North America and South Africa, via IATA’s Center of Excellence for […]
  • Randy Woods
  • June 22, 2015

The Power 25 Forwarders of 2015

The larger you are, the harder it is to shove you aside. This basic fact of physics can be seen in The Power 25, Air Cargo World’s list of the top 25 largest freight forwarders in airfreight, based on tonnage last year. Many of the familiar brawny players – DHL Global Forwarding, Kuehne + Nagel, […]
  • Randy Woods
  • June 5, 2015

Paperless airplanes: Integrating e-freight

Excitement is mounting. Well, as far as excitement is possible in the often stagnant field of e-freight, anyway. The global usage of electronic air waybills (e-AWBs) stood, at the end of February, at 26.9 percent, up 2 percent from January. And IATA is confident that the industry can reach its 2015 target of 45 percent by […]
  • Alex Lennane
  • May 8, 2015