Business

US to impose tariffs on EU goods over aircraft subsidies row

By Damian Brett

The US is poised to impose import tariffs on European Union (EU) goods worth $7.5bn in response to an ongoing…

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FIATA issues guide to help forwarders combat corruption

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder organisation FIATA has published a guide to help freight forwarders combat corruption. The group pointed out that The…

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Shanghai airfreight rates improve as cargo switches from Hong Kong

By Damian Brett

The price of air cargo out of Shanghai airport has begun to improve over recent weeks as cargo volumes have…

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Air cargo hits the ground with a bump in August

By Damian Brett

The air cargo industry was brought back to earth in August as freight volumes declined by 7.1% compared with a…

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Handler WFS appoints Nils Andersen as chairman

By Damian Brett

Ground handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has announced the appointment of Nils Andersen as chairman of its board of directors….

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ECS Group expands Australasia presence with Wexco acquisition

By Damian Brett

Australia and New Zealand-based Wexco (not to be confused with Wexco Cargo GSSA) has been acquired by the ECS Group…

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JAL reports falling freight volumes in August

The JAL Group, of which Japan Airlines is the stand-out operation, flew 34,271 tons of cargo on international routes in…

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Drewry reports ongoing drop in airfreight rates

The latest Drewry East-West Airfreight Price Index has reported a fall in airfreight rates in August, compared with July and…

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DHL: global trade at a crossroads

The September edition of the DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) says world trade is at a “crossroads”, with the downward…

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Forwarders predict a slower peak season for 2019

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarders are not expecting to face the same cargo capacity shortages as they experienced on major trades in 2017…

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