Posted 08/11 · 09:55 AM · LM EditorialOn August 1, a law mandating 100 percent screening of cargo transported on passenger aircraft took effect. While the mandate has not been in effect for that long, the early returns indicate things are off to a solid start, according to industry stakeholders.
Posted 08/09 · 10:13 AM · LM EditorialNow that the United States Senate has reached a stalemate of sorts regarding a national energy policy, the subsequent effects of this political stalemate from a transportation and logistics perspective remain to be seen, it seems.
Posted 08/02 · 03:45 PM · LM EditorialLate last week, Congress passed House passed the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010, which will extend FAA’s funding through September 30.
Posted 07/28 · 08:47 AM · LM EditorialThe International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced international scheduled traffic statistics for June, showing continued strong demand growth as the industry recovers from the impact of the global financial crisis.
Posted 07/21 · 10:55 AM · LM EditorialFollowing its promising forecast made last month, the International Air Transport Association is reporting a significant surge in air cargo demand.
Posted 07/14 · 12:28 PM · LM EditorialThe Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.4 percent in May, following two months of sequential increases.
Posted 07/07 · 06:51 AM · LM EditorialAs part of its ongoing global expansion, FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade arm, said it has chosen international freight forwarder Fritz Companies Israel as its sole Regional Service Provider (RSP) in Israel. Company officials said this partnership will provide shippers with expanded international ocean and air freight forwarding services.
Posted 06/18 · 06:36 AM · LM EditorialDHL Global Forwarding announced this week that it has rolled out a new Less-than-Container-Load (LCL) Expedited services which will connect 19 European origins to the United States.
Posted 06/11 · 07:14 AM · LM EditorialTransportation funding is an “explosive” issue facing the country, the nation’s top air cargo representative says.
Posted 06/09 · 11:58 AM · MMH EditorialBusiness logistics costs fell to a record low of 7.7 percent of Gross Domestic Product last year, compared with 9.3 percent of GDP in 2008, according to a new annual benchmark report issued Wednesday.