Tag: WCS19

No bellyache for freighters, the backbone of air cargo

Freighter aircraft will continue to play an important role in air cargo supply chains, despite the growth in big bellied…

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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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Asian air cargo faces short-term turbulence

The Asian air cargo industry faces turbulence over the coming months, with predictions of further demand declines. Speaking at the…

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CCN and Microsoft launch air cargo blockchain first

Singapore’s Cargo Community Network (CCN) and Microsoft have launched the world’s first blockchain-based air cargo billing, costing and reconciliation system….

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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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Cutting the paper chain in dangerous goods declarations

Electronic-Dangerous Goods Declarations (e-DGDs) offer the prospect of shorter consignment cut-off times for shippers and of reducing the number of…

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Fresh approach for Hong Kong

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is the first airport community in the world to be certified as an IATA CEIV…

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Air France KLM Cargo signs up for IATA’s new DG AutoCheck

Air France KLM Cargo (AFKL Cargo) has become the first airline group to adopt IATA’s Dangerous Goods AutoCheck (DG AutoCheck)…

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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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First companies awarded IATA Fresh certification

The first companies have passed IATA’s CEIV Fresh certification programme for the handling of perishable cargo. At the IATA World…

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