Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
Posted 10/08 · 12:00 PM · LM Editorial
Now that pricing has been restored and capacity restrained, the leading vessel operators are staging a comeback. What lessons have they learned from the recent recession and dismal earning cycles? Here’s what the top analysts are saying.
Posted 10/01 · 08:20 AM · LM Editorial
As noted in today’s news, the U.S. Department of Justice may not be through with naming forwarders guilty of price-fixing.
Posted 10/01 · 08:06 AM · LM Editorial
While news that half a dozen major international freight forwarders have plead guilty to price-fixing, there may be more collateral damage to come.
Posted 09/22 · 06:31 AM · LM Editorial
The air cargo industry has made unexpected gains in recent months, but analysts are not predicting that the trend will continue into 2011.
Posted 09/20 · 09:03 AM · LM Editorial
Damco, the logistics arm of A.P. Moller-Maersk and one of the world’s “top 20” providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions, has announced that Maersk Distribution Services Inc. (MDSI) will be integrated into Damco.
Posted 09/17 · 02:39 PM · LM Editorial
Having proved its resilience in the face of Hurricane Katrina and the recent BP spill, the Port of New Orleans is ready to demonstrate it can compete with some of its regional neighbors for more cargo in the future.
Posted 09/17 · 08:29 AM · LM Editorial
The Long Beach Express service will have first departures from Hong Kong and Yantian and a new second weekly call at Shanghai.
Posted 09/13 · 09:17 AM · LM Editorial
Trucking executives are feeling somewhat optimistic about business conditions heading into the fourth quarter, according to the results of a recent survey from Transport Capital Partners (TCP).
Posted 09/12 · 06:54 PM · LM Editorial
Atlantic Canada's largest city and the modern, bustling cargo facilities at the Port of Halifax will be the backdrop for the American Association of Port Authorities' 99th Annual Convention and Exhibition, Sept. 19-23, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted 09/10 · 10:00 AM · LM Editorial
Freight forwarders have been trying to remain confident during the rocky economic rebound. However, industry analysts report that demand has recovered at a remarkable rate in 2010, signaling a whole new set of challenges for forwarders and shippers alike.