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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
With increased focus on penetrating new markets with high-value goods, shippers will be even more vigilant in vetting their freight intermediaries. Our panel sets out to explain how forwarders are preparing to take on the added volume and win their business.
I asked a pilot friend of mine if the large change in the upper level jet stream that we’ve been experiencing on the ground as unusual weather is having an impact on flight times and costs. While he said that the real impact has been on airport operations, he pointed out that there are significant changes in the “business jet stream” that will have an impact on both carriers and shippers.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
As noted in today’s news section, airports with new infrastructure and access to population centers will remain dominant in the air cargo arena.
Top U.S. airports are engaged in a fight for a larger share of the challenged U.S. air cargo market, according to JLL’s annual Airport Outlook Report.
$200 million investment in European logistics center poised for further trade and export growth
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
In the second part of an exclusive interview with AfA president Brandon Fried, logistics managers are given an overview of some of the main issues on the agenda.
Monday, March 10, 2014
The House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) breathed a collective sigh of relief last week, following the European Union’s (EU) reported agreement to reverse its plan to impose a carbon tax on non-EU carriers operating long haul flights in and out of Europe.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing a 1.4% expansion of global freight ton kilometers (FTKs) in 2013 when compared to 2012.
Posted on 02/06 at 10:33 AM
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Friday, January 24, 2014
Air cargo transportation services provider Forward Air Inc. said it inked a definitive agreement to acquire the stock of Central States Trucking Company and Central States Logistics.
Posted on 01/24 at 07:30 AM
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Monday, January 13, 2014
Our panel of top economic and transportation market analysts tell us that freight rates will most certainly see incremental gains across the board in 2014. And to keep even the smallest increases in check, our panel adds that it’s now imperative for the savviest shippers to control total landed costs by using a variety of modes—and to use that mix to its fullest advantage.Join us for an exclusive look at where rates are headed and the issues driving those rate increases over the coming year.