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Friday, June 01, 2012
With the ongoing consolidation of air carriers, shippers are growing concerned about losing old relationships while having to forge new ones. Fortunately, freight intermediaries are helping them stay on course.
TSA officials said that this agreement will result in better communication sharing, stronger security, and more efficient air cargo transportation between the U.S. and the EU, which represents more then 1 million tons per year going to and from each continent and 20 percent of all EU outbound air cargo.
Brian pierce, chief economist at the International Air Transport Association (IATA), recently reported that there are mixed signals for air cargo shippers during this year and heading into next. Air cargo shippers need to be aware of the current and future challenges that are facing air carriers in order to better position themselves for the service levels and capacity they’ll need if their companies are going to compete on a global level.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
A prominent air cargo security expert shared some insight with LM about the TSA's new December deadline for 100 percent cargo screening on international inbound flights to the U.S.
Friday, May 18, 2012
The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said this week that it has set a December 3, 2012 deadline, which requires passenger air carriers to conduct 100 percent cargo screening on international inbound flights.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS announced this week that it has expanded its UPS Express Freight service into Nicaragua and Honduras.
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Delta Air Lines wholly-owned subsidiary, Monroe Energy LLC, has reached agreement with Phillips 66 to acquire the Trainer refinery complex south of Philadelphia
Posted on 05/02 at 10:01 AM
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Now that David Brooks has stepped down as American Airlines’ cargo president, the shipping community has lost one of its staunchest advocates on Capitol Hill
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
A new piece of bipartisan legislation rolled out this week by Representatives Chip Cravaack (R-MN) and Tim Bishop (D-NY), entitled H.R. 4350, the Safe Skies Act of 2012, ensures that “pilot rest requirements apply to all air cargo operations.”
Posted on 04/19 at 01:00 PM
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