Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.

Asia Pacific air cargo still surging

Posted 03/27 · 08:47 AM · LM Editorial
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reports that air cargo services ramped up again in February.

Air Cargo Safety Remains a Weak Link in Asia Pacific Supply Chain

Posted 03/24 · 08:02 AM · SCMR Editorial
Last year’s tragic crash of AirAsia’s flight QZ 8501 enroute from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore remains a mystery, but may have been a “wake up call” for Asia Pacific airlines.
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Forwarders insist that security concerns be addressed

Posted 03/23 · 09:02 AM · LM Editorial
The TSA has been without a confirmed administrator since the end of 2014, when John Pistole retired from the agency to take a position in academia.

Air cargo conference examines urgent congestion issues

Posted 02/19 · 09:02 AM · LM Editorial
More than 800 professionals from across the air freight supply chain will gather in New Orleans in two weeks to discuss trends, challenges, opportunities and the future of the air cargo industry at the industry's premier conference and trade show, AirCargo 2015.

Message to Presidents and CEOs: Chaos at the West Coast Ports Equals Chaos for Your Supply Chain

Posted 02/18 · 04:02 PM · LM Editorial
In 2002, I spoke at a supply chain forum for Presidents and CEOs. Since there was a labor dispute going on at the ports on the west coast at the time, I asked a hypothetical question: “What would happen if the west coast ports shut down, and you were not able to get products delivered in a timely manner?” Thirteen years later, this hypothetical question has become a reality for many companies.

Good times for air cargo forwarders are finally here

Posted 02/16 · 01:39 PM · LM Editorial
Air Cargo 2015 – the annual industry event staged in New Orleans next month – promises to yield a great deal of exclusive market intelligence, says Brandon Fried Executive Director, The Airforwarders Association.

Trucking freight volumes look good going into 2015

Posted 01/20 · 08:27 PM · LM Editorial
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in December, following a jump of 3.5% during the previous month. In December, the index equaled 136.8 (2000=100), which tied November as the all-time high.
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Air Cargo Shippers Should “Lock in” Rates, Advises Analyst

Posted 01/20 · 09:24 AM · SCMR Editorial
Charles Clowdis, managing director, transportation advisory services, IHS Global Insight shares his views on the current state of air cargo in this exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes Achieves Milestone Year for Deliveries

Posted 01/12 · 10:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
Commercial orders valued at $232.7 billion at list prices

Supply chain managers to factor in air cargo demand

Posted 01/05 · 08:59 AM · LM Editorial
2015 promises to be a year where supply chain managers will become more reliant on air cargo. Indeed, Boeing projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.7 percent over the next 20 years, with global air freight traffic expected to more than double by 2033.
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