Posted 05/01 · 08:00 PM · LM EditorialIt’s easy for shippers to fall in love with an air carrier or forwarder when short-term goals are met, but these vital relationships require a long-term commitment. These two short case studies demonstrate how to succeed.
Posted 05/01 · 08:00 AM · LM EditorialThe air cargo experts at Boeing provide a bi-annual report on the Air Cargo industry entitled World Air Cargo Forecast, and I recommend it to shippers preparing for discussions with their carriers and forwarders.
Posted 04/27 · 09:37 AM · LM EditorialSir Richard Branson, Chairman of Virgin Group, is urging university graduates, college students and school leavers to explore a career in air logistics, calling it “an outstanding industry that needs well educated executives and entrepreneurs who will be tomorrow’s leaders and innovators.
Posted 04/23 · 03:55 PM · LM EditorialLos Angeles and Long Beach comprise the largest marine port complex in North America as well as the No. 1-emitting facility in the Southland.
Posted 04/17 · 02:29 PM · LM EditorialAnother indication of resurgence in the third-party logistics (3PL) marketplace surfaced yesterday, as a leading industry consultancy entered the executive recruiting sector.
Posted 04/15 · 08:19 AM · LM EditorialGlobal logistics and express delivery services provider DHL Express said last week that it has made various enhancements and additions on many key lanes that will take effect by the end of the month.
Posted 03/15 · 11:45 AM · LM EditorialIn response to global challenges faced by most businesses throughout the past few years, freight forwarders have adjusted their business models in response to adverse economic demands.
Posted 03/04 · 02:43 PM · LM EditorialAir cargo transportation services provider Forward Air Inc. said today it has acquired Grand Haven, Michigan-based Total Quality Inc. (TCI), a provider of maximum security and temperature-controlled services for pharmaceutical and life sciences shippers.
Posted 03/01 · 04:00 PM · LM EditorialWhile logistics managers wait to see how the American/US Airways merger shakes out, analysts say deals like this recent blockbuster may be a blessing in the long run for shippers.
Posted 02/12 · 12:03 PM · LM EditorialStaying true to a major theme of expanding its service offerings—growth through acquisition—non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) services provider XPO Logistics announced today it has acquired the operating assets of Statesville, North Carolina-based East Coast Air Charter Inc. (ECAC), a non-asset, 3PL focused on expedited air charter brokerage.