Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
Posted 09/06 · 08:34 AM · LM Editorial
In its August report, Cass data indicated that shipments at 1.143 were down 3.7 percent compared to July, with shipments topping the 1.0 mark for the 15th straight month since May 2010, when shipments moved above the 1.0 mark for the first time since November 2008.
Posted 08/15 · 02:08 PM · LM Editorial
The company said that this effort consisted of adding or improving coverage for roughly 1,300 ZIP codes, adding that for deliveries by 8 a.m. UPS said it now serves more ZIP codes and businesses than any of its competitors, as well as serving more ZIP codes with regular 10:30 a.m. next-day delivery service than any other carrier.
Posted 08/11 · 04:05 PM · LM Editorial
While the U.S. economy may be languishing in inertia, California exporters racked up their 20th consecutive month of vigorous growth in June
Posted 08/05 · 02:50 AM · LM Editorial
Pilot officials said that this new location is the first Europe-based company-owned station, adding that it will provide new and existing customers with various services, including air, ocean, ground, and logistics.
Posted 08/03 · 08:39 AM · LM Editorial
The air cargo industry “is living in several different realities,” reports the International Air Transport Association
Posted 08/01 · 10:43 AM · LM Editorial
Posted 07/28 · 11:21 AM · LM Editorial
An edict from the European Union (EU) focused on emissions reduction is drawing the ire of the United States Congress and the air cargo industry.
Posted 07/27 · 01:54 PM · LM Editorial
Given the uncertain nature of the economy, coupled with lessons learned from DHL Express in the U.S. and how it was forced to exit the U.S. market not all that long ago, this seems like the right move by Schenker. After all, should things improve, it can always come back with dedicated air cargo service here in the U.S.
Posted 07/27 · 10:59 AM · LM Editorial
UPS said this week that it has begun operating flights into Chengdu, China as part of an effort to expand its connections between Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Posted 07/25 · 08:57 AM · LM Editorial
Less than a month after reports indicated that Deutsche Bahn was considering shuttering its United States-based DB Schenker Logistics, a third-party logistics, trucking, and airfreight services provider, Schenker Inc. said late last week it is making significant changes to its North American business model.