Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted 01/12 · 10:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
Commercial orders valued at $232.7 billion at list prices
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.
Posted 01/01 · 09:00 PM · LM Editorial
The global economic recovery moves sluggishly forward, while the domestic picture has brightened considerably. Our leading market analysts explain how shippers should ready themselves for sustainable demand and plan for incremental rate hikes.
Posted 12/30 · 04:50 PM · SCMR Editorial
4.7 percent average annual growth rate projected
Cargo market recovery continues to strengthen
Posted 12/29 · 09:33 AM · SCMR Editorial
Prospects for further expansion remain positive, with Asia already the world’s largest aviation market.
Posted 12/11 · 10:13 AM · LM Editorial
Full service 3PL and non asset-based 3PL services provider Pilot Freight Services recently announced it will open new stations on Mexico City, Mexico and Vancouver, British Columbia during the first quarter of 2015.