May 2020

The longer term impact of the coronavirus outbreak on forwarders

By Richard Charles - WACO

Richard Charles, chief executive of independent forwarding network WACO, outlines how supply chains could change following the coronavirus outbreak. The…

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Why freighter strategy is a loaded question for Boeing

Few would dispute that Boeing has long shaded Airbus in the cargo sector with its broad portfolio of new-build “factory…

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Forwarders offer other modes in response to China air cargo congestion

By Damian Brett

Expeditors and DSV Panaplina have both been promoting alternatives to air cargo, such as road, rail and express ocean, as…

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Cargo-partner adds new Liège hub to cater for air cargo growth

By Damian Brett

Logistics firm cargo-partner has opened a new office at Liège airport (LGG) to meet recent demand growth. The company said…

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K+N extends at Heathrow South to meet pharma requirements

By Damian Brett

Global forwarder Kuehne+Nagel (K+N) has signed a lease extension to 2030 for its Heathrow South Cargo Centre warehouse at Heathrow…

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Avion Express set to launch US cargo services

Avion Express Malta has obtained Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification to conduct passenger and cargo flights to and from the…

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GEFCO re-organises air and sea division

GEFCO’s air and sea business has announced leadership changes and a reorganisation to boost the industry, automotive and life science/healthcare…

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AAPA on April’s airfreight demand decline

By Rachelle Harry

In its preliminary traffic figures for April 2020, the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) revealed that airfreight markets “remained…

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Dachser Mexico adds key Europe freighter destinations to support mango season

By Rachelle Harry

Dachser Mexico has announced that it is operating direct freighter services to five key destinations in Europe and that this…

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Tigers Logistics commences e-commerce logistics in new Rotterdam mega hub

By Rachelle Harry

Tigers Logistics has commenced operations at its new Rotterdam mega hub, which will enable it to offer “sustainable e-commerce and…

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CargoLogicAir operations boosted with CHAMP’s load planning tool

By Rachelle Harry

UK-based freighter operator CargoLogicAir is making use of CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution in its freighter operations. An advanced load…

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Airfreight rates from Shanghai decline as outlook remains uncertain

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates out of Asia Pacific appear to have peaked, with prices from Shanghai to Europe and North America both…

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Hellmann to roll out CargoWise digital platform

By Damian Brett

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has signed up to the CargoWise transport management system (TMS) for all air and sea freight operations….

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Groups join forces to call for air sector to gain ‘key worker’ designation

By Damian Brett

ICAO has joined the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in calling for personnel maintaining global…

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DAMCO in Antarctica cargo relief flight

By Damian Brett

DAMCO has helped to deliver over 120 parcels containing gifts and personal items to US Antarctic Program personnel spending extra…

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Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of 747

By FlightGlobal reporting team

Tension is building within Boeing about whether to keep the B747 in production beyond the current order backlog, as a…

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UK forwarders fear Brexit customs staff shortage

By Damian Brett

A survey carried out by UK forwarder group BIFA has shown that half of respondents are concerned that they will…

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Caribbean Cargo mooves 159 cows from Miami to Barbados

By Rachelle Harry

Caribbean Airlines Cargo has safely transported 159 dairy cows from Miami to Barbados. The cows were carried in stalls on…

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Air France KLM ups cargo operations following Covid-19 disruption

By Rachelle Harry

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has increased operations across its network, following severe disruption over the last few months…

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WFS continues to handle Qatar Cargo’s Paris PPE shipments

By Damian Brett

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling team in Paris has processed more shipments of personal protective equipment (PPE) delivered by…

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