Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
Posted 12/01 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
Recent US West Coast port congestion issues have temporarily reversed the long-term modal shift from air to ocean as shippers seek alternative ways to make sure their goods hit the stores in time for the US holiday season, note analysts at Drewry Supply Chain Advisors in London.
Posted 10/13 · 08:53 AM · LM Editorial
DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL, recently announced it is taking several steps to respond to global trade growth with various freight capacity initiatives designed to support shippers.
Posted 10/01 · 03:50 PM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced August 2014 data for global air freight markets showing continued “robust”growth in air cargo volumes.
Posted 09/25 · 08:28 AM · LM Editorial
Shippers attending the Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) annual Intermodal Expo in Long Beach this week were given some good news/bad news regarding truck and rail capacity for the remaining year.
Posted 09/02 · 09:05 AM · SCMR Editorial
Global air freight markets showed a strong increase in air cargo in July, with the Asia Pacific continuing to lead the way.
Posted 08/12 · 08:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
Air cargo carriers in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East have been the biggest beneficiaries of the improved market conditions.
Posted 08/11 · 06:47 PM · LM Editorial
Strong mid-year results disguise patchy regional performance
Posted 08/01 · 08:52 PM · LM Editorial
As noted in the 25th Annual State of Logistics Report, the air freight industry has been facing chronic overcapacity and deteriorating yields—and data surfacing in new research mirror these findings.
Posted 07/29 · 02:55 PM · LM Editorial
Flags of Convenience are a fact of life in the commercial maritime trade, but several European political action groups are worried that they will pose a threat to the Continent’s air cargo industry.
Posted 07/15 · 04:39 PM · LM Editorial
TIACA has applauded a move by U.S. regulators towards a more risk-based approach to air cargo screening.