US Airforwarders Association

How air cargo is responding to climate change

By Brandon Fried

In his latest column, Brandon Fried, executive director of the US Airforwarders Association, reports on a recent survey they carried…

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Teething problems in the US for new cargo screening requirements

By Damian Brett

Air cargo is facing delays in the US after stricter screening requirements were implemented for freighter shipments at the start…

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US forwarders call for concise guidance on 100% screening requirement

By Damian Brett

US Airforwarders Association has called on the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide detailed guidance on incoming cargo screening…

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Cargo volumes have skyrocketed – but are forwarders and truckers paying the price?

By Damian Brett

In his latest column, Brandon Fried, executive director of the US Airforwarders Association, explains the cost impact of airport logjams…

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Forwarders say new US cargo security programme is a quick fix

By Damian Brett

US forwarders have warned that plans for a new US air cargo security programme could be a quick fix benefiting…

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DSV and K+N take differing approaches to job cuts during the Covid-19 crisis

By Damian Brett

In late April Copenhagen-headquartered DSV Panalpina announced that it would cut around 3,000 jobs as a result of the coronavirus…

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US forwarders welcome government support for businesses

By Damian Brett

US forwarders have welcomed the introduction on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic (CARES) Act but said the failure to…

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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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Forwarders brace for transatlantic capacity crunch

By Damian Brett

Freight forwarders are bracing for capacity shortages on the transatlantic as airlines axe capacity between Europe and the US. Over…

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US airport limitations hurt cargo industry

One international carrier has had to rethink its plans for the US market. Its ambitions for a freighter service to…

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