Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
Posted 02/15 · 02:48 PM · LM Editorial
California’s exporters nearly clawed their way back to pre-recession levels of trade with a strong performance in 2010, according to an analysis by Beacon Economics
Posted 02/14 · 01:15 PM · LM Editorial
From a supply chain and logistics perspective, the most interesting part of this budget is the proposed six-year, $556 billion surface transportation and reauthorization proposal.
Posted 02/14 · 10:01 AM · LM Editorial
Last week, the leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced legislation designed to reform Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs, set policies and priorities for United States aviation systems, and create jobs through infrastructure improvements.
Posted 02/11 · 07:58 AM · LM Editorial
When the 36th Annual Federal Aviation Administration’s Forecast Conference convenes in Washington next week, shippers should expect to hear that profitability for U.S. carriers will hinge a stable environment for fuel prices.
Posted 02/09 · 01:45 PM · LM Editorial
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said today that it plans to spend $22.5 million to expand its hub facility at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport to meet the growing needs of international shippers.
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.