Air Freight

Air freight management industry news and business issues for the logistics professional covering air cargo, pricing, screening, forwarding and service providers.


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By Patrick Burnson · October 7, 2015
The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has called on world leaders meeting at the United Nations this week to work together to find solutions to the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe
By Patrick Burnson · September 29, 2015
Ocean freight rates for cargo moving under contracts on the major East-West routes have seen a sharp reduction since the beginning of the year
By Patrick Burnson · September 22, 2015
Ever-evolving logistics management business models have driven significant change in the Domestic Transportation Management (DTM)/Freight Brokerage landscape
By Patrick Burnson · September 10, 2015
Targeting potentially dangerous air cargo is the focus and reason behind Pre-loading Advanced Cargo Information. How can freight forwarders get prepared?
By Patrick Burnson · September 9, 2015
Logistics managers charged with delivering heavy project cargo just-in-time may soon have an alternative to multiple air carrier contracts and/or less reliable ocean carriage alternatives.
By Patrick Burnson · September 2, 2015
Freight forwarders were relieved to learn yesterday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would be delaying its Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) implementation.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2015
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently announced an upward revision of its 2015 industry outlook to a $29.3 billion net profit.
By Patrick Burnson · July 1, 2015
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upward revision of its 2015 industry outlook to a $29.3 billion net profit. On expected revenues of $727 billion, the industry would achieve a 4 percent net profit margin.
By Patrick Burnson · April 28, 2015
With congestion issues and seaport gridlocks plaguing the transportation industry, air freight volumes are back on the rise. According to JLL’s annual Airport Outlook Report, global air cargo saw a 4.5 percent annual increase in 2014 and the forecast calls for 5 percent growth in 2015.
<p>IATA is an international trade body, created over 60 years ago by a group of airlines. Today, IATA represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic.</p> By Patrick Burnson · September 22, 2010
The air cargo industry has made unexpected gains in recent months, but analysts are not predicting that the trend will continue into 2011.
By Patrick Burnson · May 19, 2010
Just when shippers thought the worst was over, flight and service disruptions of volcanic proportions took place this spring. And when European air space finally re-opened, capacity was scarce and even more expensive on almost all global trade routes.

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