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COVID-19: US forwarders and truckers seek government financial and operational support

The US-based Airforwarders Association (AfA) has provided the White House and Congress with a list of written suggestions “critical to the…

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Special FedEx mission transports COVID-19 test specimens for the US government

A special operation by FedEx Express helped the US government transport COVID-19 test specimens from more than 50 remote drive-thru…

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Forwarder group FIATA backs IATA’s cargo push

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarder association FIATA has backed IATA’s efforts to ensure that airfreight is not affected by measures put in place…

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Cargo escapes US ban on travel from Europe

By Damian Brett

The White House has clarified that cargo is not included in the US ban on travel from Europe announced as…

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Dutch logistics group warns new tax could hit green efforts

By Damian Brett

Dutch shipper and logistics group Evofenedex has called on the country’s government to axe plans for a green air cargo…

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Emirates SkyCargo signs up for Accuity compliance solution

By Damian Brett

Emirates SkyCargo has teamed up with compliance solutions provider Accuity to help automate and streamline its regulatory compliance screening operations,…

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Forwarders need to prepare for Brexit following latest government update

By Damian Brett

Forwarders and hauliers should start to prepare for Brexit now they have more clarity on when the transition period will…

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US and Kenya extend cargo traffic rights

The US and Kenya have signed an amendment to their existing Air Transport Agreement adding seventh-freedom rights for all-cargo flights….

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Swiss WorldCargo launches Ljubljana service

By Rachelle Harry

Swiss WorldCargo is offering capacity on a new service to and from Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Flying between Zurich…

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InstoneAir collapsible airstable reduces container positioning costs

Horse transport specialist InstoneAir has received European regulator approval for its fully-collapsable airstable which reduces container positioning costs. The European…

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