Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.
Posted 04/27 · 09:37 AM · LM Editorial
Sir Richard Branson, Chairman of Virgin Group, is urging university graduates, college students and school leavers to explore a career in air logistics, calling it “an outstanding industry that needs well educated executives and entrepreneurs who will be tomorrow’s leaders and innovators.
Posted 04/23 · 03:55 PM · LM Editorial
Los Angeles and Long Beach comprise the largest marine port complex in North America as well as the No. 1-emitting facility in the Southland.
Posted 04/17 · 02:29 PM · LM Editorial
Another indication of resurgence in the third-party logistics (3PL) marketplace surfaced yesterday, as a leading industry consultancy entered the executive recruiting sector.
Posted 04/15 · 08:19 AM · LM Editorial
Global logistics and express delivery services provider DHL Express said last week that it has made various enhancements and additions on many key lanes that will take effect by the end of the month.
Posted 03/15 · 11:45 AM · LM Editorial
In response to global challenges faced by most businesses throughout the past few years, freight forwarders have adjusted their business models in response to adverse economic demands.
Posted 03/04 · 02:43 PM · LM Editorial
Air cargo transportation services provider Forward Air Inc. said today it has acquired Grand Haven, Michigan-based Total Quality Inc. (TCI), a provider of maximum security and temperature-controlled services for pharmaceutical and life sciences shippers.
Posted 03/01 · 04:00 PM · LM Editorial
While logistics managers wait to see how the American/US Airways merger shakes out, analysts say deals like this recent blockbuster may be a blessing in the long run for shippers.
Posted 02/12 · 12:03 PM · LM Editorial
Staying true to a major theme of expanding its service offerings—growth through acquisition—non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) services provider XPO Logistics announced today it has acquired the operating assets of Statesville, North Carolina-based East Coast Air Charter Inc. (ECAC), a non-asset, 3PL focused on expedited air charter brokerage.
Posted 02/05 · 12:03 PM · SCMR Editorial
ICAO’s engagement with industry, including GACAG members, in recognizing best practices and developing standards, recommendations, guidance materials and templates is a positive approach to achieving improvements.
Posted 02/05 · 12:01 PM · SCMR Editorial
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) should serve as the focal point for implementing global air cargo supply chain security standards, the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG) says.