Policy

Lufthansa Cargo blacklisting move highlights the challenge of DG shipments

By Ian Putzger

OPINION: Lufthansa Cargo temporarily blacklisted a manufacturer and two forwarders following an incident at Hong Kong International Airport. The shipper…

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U-Freight Hong Kong to offer off-airport screening

Hong Kong-based U-Freight has become one of the first freight forwarders to have one of its logistics hubs certified by…

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Swissport to increase its use of electric vehicles

Ground handler Swissport has committed to increase the share of electric vehicles in its fleet to at least 50% to…

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UK freight group urges government to push on with Heathrow expansion

By Damian Brett

The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging the country’s government to push ahead with the expansion of Heathrow Airport…

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Airfreight offers help following Hurricane Dorian

By Damian Brett

Amazon is mobilising aid flights and DHL has provided ground support to help relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane…

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UK forwarders critical of new Customs declaration system

By Damian Brett

UK freight forwarder group BIFA has “numerous concerns” over the progress of a new system that will replace the existing Customs…

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Dutch shipper groups welcome progress at Lelystad Airport

By Damian Brett

Dutch shipper and logistics groups have welcomed reports that the opening of Lelystad Airport has taken a step forward, potentially…

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BIFA casts doubt over UK government’s Brexit customs training funding

By Rachelle Harry

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expressed reservations about the UK government’s latest announcement about funding for customs training….

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TIACA selects Hourcade to join transformation team

By Rachelle Harry

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has appointed Celine Hourcade as a project manager. From September, in her new role,…

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How to prepare air cargo supply chains for Brexit

By Peter MacSwiney

In the second of our ‘How To’ series, Peter MacSwiney, chairman, Agency Sector Management, examines how companies can prepare their…

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