Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
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.
Posted 09/07 · 08:30 AM · LM Editorial
With the air cargo market continuing its decline, shippers are demanding that global governing bodies reassess their positions on taxes and new regulations
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