Policy

Environment

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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Entries open for TIACA’s new Sustainability Award

By Rachelle Harry

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has announced that it will host its first ever Sustainability Award, as part of…

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Swedish forwarder to offer ‘carbon free’ airfreight

By Damian Brett

Sweden-based freight forwarder Scandinavian Logistics Partners (Scanlog) will cease selling traditional airfreight and is now launching Always Carbon Offset Airfreight…

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IATA responds to Dutch plans for green tax on air cargo and passengers

By Damian Brett

IATA has published research claiming that people would rather see investment in green aviation technology than “environmental taxes” following the…

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High Court dismisses legal challenges to Heathrow’s third runway

The High Court in London has ruled against campaigners challenging the legality of the UK government’s decision to allow a…

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Shippers and forwarders team-up to drive greener supply chains

European shippers and freight forwarders have teamed up to try and try and improve  the logistics sector’s environmental performance. The…

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Rhenus’ carbon calculator allows airfreight shippers to fly greener

Rhenus Logistics Air and Ocean has launched a free-of-charge airfreight carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction programme which allows shippers to choose…

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CHAMP Cargosystems launches EmissionsCalculator solution

CHAMP Cargosystems has launched ian EmissionsCalculator to help airlines, shippers and forwarders measure accurately their supply chain emissions The calculator…

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