Air Freight

By LM Staff · March 11, 2014
When the Air Freight Forwarder’s Association (AfA) stages its annual conference later this month, the focus will be “closing the deal.” Here, in a two-part exclusive interview with AfA president Brandon Fried, logistics managers are given an overview of some of the main issues on the agenda
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Patrick Burnson · March 4, 2014
When the Air Freight Forwarder’s Association (AfA) stages its annual conference next month, the focus will be “closing the deal.”
By Jeff Berman · February 18, 2014
DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL, recently announced it has launched a temperature-controlled air freight service going to and from Brussels and Cincinnati.
By Patrick Burnson · February 6, 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.
By Jeff Berman · October 23, 2013
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Richard Phillips, CEO of full service 3PL and non asset-based 3PL services provider Pilot Freight about various aspects of the supply chain and logistics sectors and the economy.
By Patrick Burnson · August 14, 2013
When the Justice Department joined six states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit yesterday to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, shippers may have good reason to feel ambivalent.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2013
As Logistics Management has been reporting, the global outlook for the airline industry in terms of profit and revenue has recently brightened—just a little—according to reports form the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
By Patrick Burnson · July 1, 2013
Freight volumes stagnant
By Jeff Berman · June 17, 2013
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has officially inaugurated its expanded $105 million Americas hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (CVG) Airport.
By Patrick Burnson · June 3, 2013
South Africa is the newest member of the BRICS grouping of states
By Peter Moore · May 1, 2013
The air cargo experts at Boeing provide a bi-annual report on the Air Cargo industry entitled World Air Cargo Forecast, and I recommend it to shippers preparing for discussions with their carriers and forwarders.
By Patrick Burnson · March 15, 2013
In response to global challenges faced by most businesses throughout the past few years, freight forwarders have adjusted their business models in response to adverse economic demands.
By Jeff Berman · March 4, 2013
Air cargo transportation services provider Forward Air Inc. said today it has acquired Grand Haven, Michigan-based Total Quality Inc. (TCI), a provider of maximum security and temperature-controlled services for pharmaceutical and life sciences shippers.
By Jeff Berman · February 12, 2013
Staying true to a major theme of expanding its service offerings—growth through acquisition—non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) services provider XPO Logistics announced today it has acquired the operating assets of Statesville, North Carolina-based East Coast Air Charter Inc. (ECAC), a non-asset, 3PL focused on expedited air charter brokerage.

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