Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
Posted 10/04 · 08:31 AM · LM Editorial
In a deal announced yesterday, United Continental Holdings signed a new logistics agreement between United Cargo, the cargo division formed by the merger of United and Continental Airlines, and Forward Air, Inc.
Posted 10/02 · 05:27 PM · LM Editorial
On the eve of the annual meeting of The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual meeting this week, American Airlines Cargo division announced the expansion of its cold-chain service
Posted 10/01 · 10:30 AM · LM Editorial
Big shippers and the world’s top carriers vow to work collectively towards leveraging technology to improve business processes and relationships. Will they make good on the promise or slip back to business as usual?
Posted 10/01 · 10:00 AM · LM Editorial
World air cargo traffic will triple over the next 20 years, with most of the growth being driven in the Asia Pacific marketplace. Is it any wonder that the biggest players in the industry are investing heavily in the region?
Posted 09/21 · 08:23 AM · LM Editorial
The brighter picture painted by the International Air Transport Association contained some disappointing news as well. Asia Pacific carriers have been hit by a dramatic downturn compared to 2010.
Posted 09/20 · 09:22 AM · LM Editorial
The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to accelerate its timetable for implementing new and more efficient air traffic procedures, a key pillar of a needed National Airline Policy.
Posted 09/20 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association announced an upgrading of its industry profit expectations
Posted 09/19 · 04:33 PM · LM Editorial
Shippers anticipating the launch of Boeing’s the 747-8 Freighter have been disappointed by the cancellation today
Posted 09/16 · 09:56 AM · LM Editorial
This announcement came 25 years to the day when UPS began operations out of this airport. Company officials said the roughly $200 million expansion, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2013, will be comprised of equipping the existing facility with additional state-of-the-art technology and an extension to the existing building, with the building processing larger freight shipments.
Posted 09/12 · 01:12 PM · LM Editorial
Global logistics and express delivery provider DHL Express recently announced it rolled out new flights between its Cincinnati and Panama hubs effective September 6.