Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
Posted 02/04 · 11:12 AM · LM Editorial
Despite the encouraging news from The International Air Transport Association on improving freight volumes, there are still two key issues that may have a negative impact on a full recovery: the weather and fuel prices.
Posted 02/04 · 10:40 AM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association reported full-year 2010 demand statistics for international scheduled air traffic that showed a 20.6 percent increase in freight
Posted 02/03 · 09:50 AM · LM Editorial
In light of attempts last October by terrorists to send explosives originating from Yemen to the United States on cargo and passenger planes, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said late last month it is looking to accelerate the deadline for screening United States-bound air cargo to December 31, 2011.
Posted 02/01 · 09:21 AM · LM Editorial
Even though the economy is still taking its lumps en route to a full-fledged recovery, UPS appears to be ahead of the game based on its fourth quarter and full-year 2010 earnings performance.
Posted 02/01 · 09:16 AM · LM Editorial
Freight forwarders need to see “realizable and significant value” added to the airport-to-airport portion of the air cargo supply chain before making a commitment to e-commerce, said two major shipper associations.
Posted 01/31 · 04:06 PM · SCMR Editorial
Freight forwarders need to see “realizable and significant value” added to the airport-to-airport portion of the air cargo supply chain before making a commitment to e-commerce, said two major shipper association
Posted 01/24 · 04:35 PM · LM Editorial
Listen to Group Editorial Director Michael Levans, Executive Editor Patrick Burnson, and a panel of leading energy and transportation analysts as they give shippers an updated look at the key drivers behind the increasing transportation rates U.S. logistics professionals will face over the course of 2011.
Posted 01/24 · 01:25 PM · LM Editorial
Pricing across the transportation modes
Posted 01/10 · 08:52 AM · LM Editorial
As part of its international growth strategy and ongoing strategic and smart investments to strengthen connectivity to and from India, FedEx Express announced that it has launched a new flight establishing direct connections between India and the FedEx Asia hub.
Posted 01/07 · 10:15 AM · LM Editorial
Freight volumes finished 2010 on a somewhat uneven growth path in December, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Information Systems Freight Index.