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Monday, April 18, 2016
On the heels of the international Paris Agreement on climate change, many companies are seizing the opportunity to create innovative technologies that benefit the bottom line and also reduce emissions.
Friday, April 01, 2016
In an effort to help shippers better manage the skies, our panel of air cargo experts examines the global economy, fuel costs, ongoing security and regulatory measures as well as the advent of new airborne cargo options.
Over 300 air cargo shippers recently surveyed by the International Air Cargo Association (IATA) expressed continued reticence to use air cargo because of eight factors. According to the IATA, the persistent issues included the mode being too complex; having a lack of transparency; bad past experiences; a weak value proposition; poor customer service; carriers maintaining an old-fashion culture; no real-time information on tracking; and overall inefficient processes.
Monday, March 07, 2016
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in January showing a rise in freight ton kilometers (FTK) of 2.7% compared to January 2015.
Friday, March 04, 2016
The Airforwarders Association, representing 360 companies and more than 300,000 employees who move air cargo through the supply chain, today urges the U.S. Department of Transportation to assign routes to U.S. passenger air carriers that currently offer air cargo service.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Today's signing of a new US-Cuba air services pact opening up a scheduled services market closed since the 1960s was greeted with enthusiasm by both United and American Airlines.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The U.S. Customs & Border Protection announced earlier this week that it will delay the implementation of some parts of its Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) electronic document single window platform beyond the current February 28th deadline.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson said this week it has opened up a certified cargo screening facility (CCSF) for air cargo in Carson, California, which it set will screen air cargo directly, instead of relying on third party facilities. This is the company’s second CCSF. It opened its first one in Chicago in April 2012.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Join our panel of panel of energy, logistics, trade, and transportation analysts for an exclusive look at where rates are headed and the issues driving those rate increases over the coming year.
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Wednesday, December 09, 2015
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo volumes rose just 0.5% in October compared to a year ago.