TIACA, Magaya Corp. announce IT partnership

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and logistics software provider Magaya Corp. have partnered together to make Magaya software available to TIACA members. Magaya’s software offers inventory visibility, online tracking, air waybills, bill of lading templates, international shipping documentation and other features for freight forwarders, importers and exporters, and warehouse and distribution centers. The new […]
  • Jeff Lee
  • May 10, 2019

Korean Air replaces legacy systems with global iCargo platform rollout

Korean Air has become the latest cargo carrier to adopt the iCargo platform, offered by IBS Software, as it plans to discontinue its legacy system that has been in use for more than 30 years. Last week, the iCargo platform was integrated into 130 of Korean Air’s station worldwide, giving it control of the carrier’s […]
  • Randy Woods
  • April 29, 2019

MNX Global Logistics signs with Descartes to comply with ACAS rules

The new Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) final rules requiring the sharing of cargo data before it is loaded onto an aircraft bound for the United States have been implemented this month, but the program is not being fully enforced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) until next year. However, 3PL MNX Global Logistics […]
  • Randy Woods
  • June 28, 2018

Chain.io moves forward with blockchain-based data management service

On Monday, software service provider Chain.io announced it was bringing fellow Philadelphia-based logistics company BDP International on board to develop a blockchain-backed supply-chain management database, called Vault. The service will store supply-chain compliance records with the higher level of security associated with the encrypted network known as blockchain, which has been used in the financial […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • May 2, 2018

CNS Keynote: Petersen says cargo industry can be tamed by technology

ORLANDO -- If the airfreight industry’s troubles could be summed up in one phrase, it is that “airlines offer something nobody needs,” said Ryan Petersen, CEO of Flexport, the rising, software-driven freight forwarder. Carriers, he elaborated, “move cargo from airport to airport, but every single piece of cargo must go door to door.” During his […]
  • Randy Woods
  • May 2, 2017