July 2020

Jan de Rijk signs up to trucking platform to combat ‘our biggest challenge’

By Damian Brett

Road feeder (RFS) firm Jan de Rijk Logistics has signed up to slot booking platform Trucking CDM as part of…

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Video: Qatar Cargo launches ‘1 Million Kilos’ campaign

By Rachelle Harry

Qatar Airways Cargo has launched a charitable initiative in which it will transport 1m kg cargo free of charge. The…

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RFS firms see spike in demand with bellyhold operations grounded

By Rachelle Harry

Road Feeder Service (RFS) providers have reported a spike in demand during the coronavirus outbreak as a result of the…

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Vekshin scoops Volga-Dnepr Group chief commercial officer role

By Damian Brett

The Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Konstantin Vekshin as chief commercial officer as part of a wider move to centralise its…

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Lufthansa Cargo to shed 10% of jobs by 2023

By Damian Brett

Lufthansa Cargo will shed just over 10% of its workforce by 2023 as part of a restructuring at the overall…

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Turkish Cargo launches chatbot to provide 24/7 shipment updates

Turkish Cargo has introduced an online chatbot that can provide customers with around-the-clock updates about the status of their cargo…

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RiverOak gets the go-ahead for Manston cargo hub

By Damian Brett

The UK’s Department for Transport has granted permission for Manston Airport to be transformed into an international airfreight hub. The…

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Delta Cargo moves to expand payment options

By Damian Brett

Delta Cargo has partnered with online payment platform PayCargo and Unisys to offer customers an additional option to pay for…

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IAG Cargo launches loyalty programme for larger customers

By Damian Brett

IAG Cargo has established a new loyalty programme for its larger freight forwarder customers. The Forward.Platinum programme allows customers with…

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Pegasus Airlines re-launches London-Tel Aviv services

By Rachelle Harry

Turkish carrier Pegasus Airlines has resumed its bellyhold operations to Tel Aviv, following the temporary suspension of flights due to…

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Tim Consult launches airfreight guide for pharma industry

By Rachelle Harry

Transport consultancy firm Tim Consult has launched a guide to help firms navigate “through the labyrinthine world of temperature-controlled global…

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DHL achieves CEIV Pharma re-certification

By Damian Brett

DHL Global Forwarding has been re-certified to IATA’s CEIV Pharma standard. The standard requires auditors to review certificated companies every…

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Time:matters continues expansion with US subsidiary

By Damian Brett

Time-critical logistics firm time:matters is continuing its recent expansion with the addition of a US subsidiary. The company has established…

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Neutral Air Partner launches Perishable Logistics Network

By Rachelle Harry

Freight networking group Neutral Air Partner (NAP) has teamed up with UK-based Peter Shepherd Consultancy to launch Perishable Logistics Network…

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Update: Canada bans commercial puppies imported from Ukraine

By Rachelle Harry

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has cancelled import permits for commercial puppies, travelling from Ukraine, that are less than…

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Amazon Air turns to sustainable fuel as part of green commitment

By Damian Brett

Amazon Air has secured up to 6m gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) over the next 12 months as part…

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DP DHL reports “significantly increased earnings” in Q2 2020

By Rachelle Harry

Deutsche Post DHL Group experienced “significantly increased earnings” in the second quarter of 2020, despite global disruption caused by the…

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Oman Air notes increase in cargo charters

By Damian Brett

Oman Air operated 69 chartered cargo-only flights from April to June, including the highest-ever cargo load the airline has carried….

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MASkargo adds Yangon freighter flight to meet demand

By Damian Brett

MASkargo has launched a freighter flight to Myanmar to meet demand growth. The airline had been serving Yangon (RGN) through…

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United Cargo teams up with DSV for blood plasma transport

By Damian Brett

United Cargo had been working with freight forwarder DSV to transport delicate blood plasma. The airline said that plasma is…

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