Air Cargo

By Patrick Burnson · October 4, 2011
In a deal announced yesterday, United Continental Holdings signed a new logistics agreement between United Cargo, the cargo division formed by the merger of United and Continental Airlines, and Forward Air, Inc.
By Patrick Burnson · October 2, 2011
On the eve of the annual meeting of The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual meeting this week, American Airlines Cargo division announced the expansion of its cold-chain service
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By Patrick Burnson · October 1, 2011
World air cargo traffic will triple over the next 20 years, with most of the growth being driven in the Asia Pacific marketplace. Is it any wonder that the biggest players in the industry are investing heavily in the region?
By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2011
The brighter picture painted by the International Air Transport Association contained some disappointing news as well. Asia Pacific carriers have been hit by a dramatic downturn compared to 2010.
By Patrick Burnson · September 20, 2011
The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to accelerate its timetable for implementing new and more efficient air traffic procedures, a key pillar of a needed National Airline Policy.
By Patrick Burnson · September 20, 2011
The International Air Transport Association announced an upgrading of its industry profit expectations
By Patrick Burnson · September 19, 2011
Shippers anticipating the launch of Boeing’s the 747-8 Freighter have been disappointed by the cancellation today
By Jeff Berman · September 16, 2011
This announcement came 25 years to the day when UPS began operations out of this airport. Company officials said the roughly $200 million expansion, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2013, will be comprised of equipping the existing facility with additional state-of-the-art technology and an extension to the existing building, with the building processing larger freight shipments.
By Jeff Berman · September 12, 2011
Global logistics and express delivery provider DHL Express recently announced it rolled out new flights between its Cincinnati and Panama hubs effective September 6.
By Patrick Burnson · September 7, 2011
With the air cargo market continuing its decline, shippers are demanding that global governing bodies reassess their positions on taxes and new regulations
By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2011
The company said that this effort consisted of adding or improving coverage for roughly 1,300 ZIP codes, adding that for deliveries by 8 a.m. UPS said it now serves more ZIP codes and businesses than any of its competitors, as well as serving more ZIP codes with regular 10:30 a.m. next-day delivery service than any other carrier.
By Patrick Burnson · August 11, 2011
While the U.S. economy may be languishing in inertia, California exporters racked up their 20th consecutive month of vigorous growth in June
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2011
Pilot officials said that this new location is the first Europe-based company-owned station, adding that it will provide new and existing customers with various services, including air, ocean, ground, and logistics.
By Patrick Burnson · August 3, 2011
The air cargo industry “is living in several different realities,” reports the International Air Transport Association
By Jeff Berman · July 27, 2011
Given the uncertain nature of the economy, coupled with lessons learned from DHL Express in the U.S. and how it was forced to exit the U.S. market not all that long ago, this seems like the right move by Schenker. After all, should things improve, it can always come back with dedicated air cargo service here in the U.S.

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