June 19, 2017

Goodrich charters three freighters for complex load to Kazakhstan

Goodrich Kazakhstan needed three freighter to transport a canopy system from the UAE to one of the biggest construction projects…

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time:matters to enter US market as founder departs

Time-critical logistics firm time:matters is set to expand operations to the US later this year, while the company founder has…

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Siemens’ rotor to Kuwait is project managed by Volga-Dnepr

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed the urgent delivery of a 57-tonne generator rotor to Kuwait on behalf of energy shipper Siemens….

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Jim Butler: A bigger, better American

Jim Butler took over as president of American Airlines Cargo on December 9, 2013, the day that the merger of…

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Ariaen Zimmerman: Cargo 2000, eighteen years later

At next year’s World Cargo Symposium, Cargo 2000 is to get a new name and brand.  It has become a…

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Chris Leach: Air Charter Service – the first 25 years

Re-energised by a diet of salad, fish and regular morning workouts in the company multigym, Chris Leach is in robust…

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Munich Airport’s virtuous circle

If you want evidence that it is still possible for European airports to capture new freighter business, look no further…

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Ashwin Bhat: Swiss WorldCargo looking to preserve the premium

It can be tough to take over from a high profile figure, as Ashwin Bhat has done in succeeding Oliver…

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Luc Nadal: GEFCO’s purchase of IJS not just a takeover

The news in September that French logistics company GEFCO was buying Dutch freight forwarder IJS Global might have surprised those…

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Air charterer to the stars

Air Charter Service has moved its Los Angeles operations to new, larger premises on Santa Monica Boulevard. Director of ACS…

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Dan March: How WCA is backing the independents

Just keeping up with all the activities of WCA can leave one a little dizzy. Its founder and outright owner…

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Boeing’s Jim Edgar – the history man

Jim Edgar, who retired as regional director marketing, commercial airplanes for Boeing in December after an air transport career of…

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Schiphol’s Jonas van Stekelenburg: Only connect

When you are already one of the world’s busiest cargo airports, and arguably the one best known throughout the industry…

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Preetham Philip: Quikjet’s need for speed

India-based all-cargo carrier Quikjet Cargo Airlines certainly seems to be a big believer in the theory that slow and steady…

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Lars Droog: TIACA’s shipper committee chairman says we need to talk

A lot is said in the air cargo industry about the importance of understanding shippers’ needs, but how closely have…

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AF-KLM’s Bram Gräber says premium products won’t save you

The strong air cargo growth of the three decades to 2008 will not return and premium products are not going…

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Naomi Landman: Pharma game changers

All specialist product areas have their particular regulations and jargon, but they seem to proliferate in pharmaceuticals more than in…

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Nick Platts: Heathrow’s man with a plan

Heathrow Airport’s cargo chief, Nick Platts, is experienced in rescuing “errant English-men” from his ten years as a Southern Ocean…

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AMI’s Sharon Wright: The benefits of neutrality

Various ways have been suggested over the years to give small to medium forwarders the tools to compete with the…

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Cindy Miller: UPS forwarding and supply chain are pulling together

When UPS acquired Fritz in 2001 and then Menlo, which had itself absorbed the mighty Emery Worldwide, in 2004, there…

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