U.K. Terror Police Say Explosive Devices Sent to Transport Hubs

Three packages containing improvised explosive devices were mailed to two London airports and a major train station on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Police said in a statement. The Met’s counter-terrorism command is investigating and treating the incidents as linked. The white postal bags each contained small devices, one of which was opened, causing it to ignite, […]
  • Bloomberg News
  • March 5, 2019

CNS 2018: Identifying threats, vulnerabilities of today’s supply chain

PALM SPRINGS, CALIF. – Yesterday, Pauline Leary (pictured) of Smiths Detection gave a presentation here at the CNS Partnership Conference on the industry’s latest innovations in threat detection at ports and borders, an aviation industry phenomenon that was catapulted into the mainstream by the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Terrorist activity, while rare (as far as […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • May 8, 2018

The politics of turmoil: Overcoming global supply chain disruption

When word spread through social media that rebel factions in the Turkish Army had taken both bridges crossing the Bosporus, Ömer’s mind jumped to airfreight arriving at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport and containers sitting on the docks at a port to the city’s south for which he was responsible. “Containers were left on the dock, everything […]
  • Lewis King
  • October 4, 2016

Air France-KLM Cargo still posting losses in first half of 2016

It’s been a year already scarred with bad economic and political news in France and much of Western Europe, and it has so far been reflected in the first-half figures from Air France-KLM Cargo, which saw freight volumes fall 6.5 percent to 558,000 tonnes, year-over-year. Cargo revenues for the first six months of the years […]
  • Lewis King
  • July 28, 2016

Transportation Intelligence rates emerging markets for 2016

John Manners-Bell, the CEO of Transportation Intelligence (TI) said investors in emerging markets need to be discerning in a confusing and complex world. That said, TI has ranked emerging markets using economic and trade data, social indicators and transport development to rank 45 markets for their potential in logistics. Some key findings were identified such […]
  • Staff Reports
  • January 21, 2016

Help for the families of Volga-Dnepr terror victims

The Volga-Dnepr Group has committed itself to taking care of the costs associated with the Nov. 20 terrorist attack in Mali, and has set up a fund to help the families of the six employees who were murdered. Volga-Dnepr footed the bill to bring the bodies of the crewmembers back to Russia and also paid […]
  • Staff Reports
  • December 3, 2015