Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
Posted 11/10 · 04:26 PM · LM Editorial
In a move that was widely anticipated, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on eleven air cargo carriers today for price fixing
Posted 11/10 · 11:56 AM · LM Editorial
While the world’s airlines are posting an impressive revenue rebound, air cargo analysts claim that volatility caused by too little or too much capacity in the market has resulted in wide swings in rates and overall carrier performance.
Posted 11/09 · 04:14 PM · LM Editorial
Law 154, which imposes a discriminatory tax on multinational companies operating in Puerto Rico, may pose serious consequences for shippers, said The National Association of Manufacturers
Posted 11/08 · 10:45 AM · LM Editorial
Worldwide sales of semiconductors were $26.5 billion in September, a gain of 2.9 percent from the prior month when sales were $25.8 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association reported.
Posted 11/08 · 10:36 AM · LM Editorial
In an effort to involve more air cargo players in the “security dialogue,” the National Industrial Transportation League has invited some key players to participate in its annual conference next week.
Posted 11/02 · 11:21 AM · LM Editorial
Following the recent attempt by terrorists to send explosives to the United States on cargo and passenger planes, Massachusetts Representative Edward J. Markey (D) said he plans to introduce legislation requiring 100 percent screening of all cargo on cargo planes.
Posted 11/01 · 09:47 AM · LM Editorial
U.S. retailers and manufacturers continue to increase their reliance on air cargo from Asia, said a leading supply chain authority.
Posted 11/01 · 09:12 AM · SCMR Editorial
U.S. retailers and manufacturers continue to increase their reliance on air cargo from Asia, said a leading supply chain authority
Posted 10/29 · 11:45 AM · LM Editorial
Several media outlets are reporting that two United States airports—Newark, N.J. Liberty International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport—are on high alert after a UPS cargo plane originating in Yemen and had transited through Europe was carrying a suspicious package, which contained a printer toner package which was tampered with and resembled an improvised bomb.
Posted 10/26 · 03:24 PM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association announced International traffic recorded a 14.8 percent year-on-year increase, which is significantly weaker than the 19.0 percent rise recorded in August.