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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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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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