Freightos envisions e-commerce market dominated by Amazon, Alibaba

Amazon is on track to command 50 percent of the global e-commerce market by 2021, says Hong Kong-based freight marketplace company Freightos, however wielding that sort of clout in the grocery space, will prove more challenging. “Despite the acquisition of Whole Foods, Amazon still lacks the refrigerated equivalent of the nationwide domestic warehouse space it […]

Pharma traffic surges at Miami

The 2016 value of international freight at Miami International Airport (MIA) rose eight percent to US$57.3 billion, according to U.S. Department of Commerce data. MIA accredited the rise to pharmaceutical freight, which rose 48 percent, year over year, to $4.4 billion. The South Florida airport has put in the work to make sure pharma shippers […]

Dallas Fort Worth Airport to open new cold chain facility

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) announced plans to build a 37,000-square-foot cold chain facility, to be operated by AirLogistix USA. The airport expects the facility to come online this summer. With 14,000 square feet of refrigerated storage space, the new transfer facility will give DFW the ability to control warehousing temperatures for shipments of […]