Tag: e-commerce

Amazon, e-commerce opportunity, not a threat

Amazon’s move into logistics should be seen as an opportunity not a threat, according to panellists at the Air Cargo…

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Atran Airlines boosts e-commerce links between Chinese retailers and Russian consumers

Russian air express carrier Atran Airlines has launched a  freighter route linking Xi’an in China with Moscow Sheremetyevo airport, optimising…

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Tigers roars into Thurrock as it stalks e-commerce demand

Logistics firm Tigers has opened a new facility in Thurrock, near London Gateway, to continue with long-term UK investment plans…

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DHL Express squares Circle K’s e-commerce deliveries in Hong Kong

DHL Express has extended its On Demand Delivery service to more than 300 Circle K stores across Hong Kong. Customers…

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RedCargo and GD Express announce regional partnership in Asia for e-commerce

RedCargo Logistics, the cargo and logistics platform of AirAsia, has announced a strategic partnership with Malaysian express delivery provider, GD…

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Azul pulls out of e-commerce joint venture with Correios

Brazilian passenger airline Azul has pulled out of a proposed joint venture with national postal service Correios to launch a…

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Shippers rally to protect freighter slots

The Global Shippers’ Alliance (GSA) will put pressure on IATA to end its “detrimental to freighters” airport slots policy, one…

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E-commerce and specialist products can ‘cushion’ air cargo in economic downturns

Growing e-commerce volumes and specialist high value products such as pharma and perishables provide  a “cushion” and “in-built resilience” for…

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E-commerce: A gift from heaven for air cargo but challenges ahead

E-commerce is a “gift from heaven” for the air cargo sector but it faces several challenges if the industry is…

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Some 40% of shippers unaware of dangerous goods regulations

A large number of shippers, some 40%, admitted to being unaware of the dangerous goods regulations governing airfreight. That statistic,…

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