Air Cargo

  • FedEx announces new route connecting Hanoi to FedEx APAC hub in Guangzhou, China

    Aug 2, 2018 — FedEx Express is enhancing its services into and out of the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, with the introduction of a new flight connecting the city to the FedEx APAC Hub in Guangzhou, China. This new route will significantly improve transit times for all inbound flights to Hanoi, and enable next-business-day delivery within Asia for the first time.
  • DHL the first global forwarder to establish a footprint in Ethiopia

    Jul 27, 2018 — DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) claims to have become the first multinational forwarder to establish a presence in Ethiopia, following a joint venture agreement with Ethiopian Airlines.
  • Designer freighters with no pilots may become a reality, says Boeing strategy chief

    Jul 19, 2018 — Developments in technology and demand for freight capacity is enhancing the prospects of aircraft being designed solely to carry cargo.
  • Lufthansa Cargo to offer digital freight capacity booking

    Jul 16, 2018 — Lufthansa Cargo has released plans to offer digital freight capacity booking in a new partnership with the software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, cargo.one.
  • Air cargo forward price curve could dull the pain of pricing instability

    Jul 11, 2018 — Exposure to price volatility in air freight could soon be mitigated by the launch of an air freight ‘forward price curve’. The index could help forwarders manage the risk of rapid price changes in the $70bn market, according to the company behind it, Freight Investor Services (FIS).
  • Fewer flight delays for freighters, but 'meltdown' may be approaching

    Jun 25, 2018 — Frustrated by delayed flights? As the saying goes, you ain’t seen nothing yet. But, on a brighter note, charters and freighter flights may fare better than bellies.
  • At Time:matters, Technology Drives Growth

    May 18, 2017 — Like pretty much everyone else in logistics, time:matters considers digitalization to be central to its future. “We want to have the platform available in the 300 most important catchment areas in the world,” said Miller. That means setting up shop in cities that host the industries where time:matters has expertise. “We’re doing this by making it as easy to book an emergency logistics service as it is to book a hotel online,” he said. “By digitalizing the chain, we make something that is very complex very easy.”
  • Forwarders Call for Fast-track for U.S. Customs Chief

    May 16, 2017 — The Airforwarders Association (AfA) in the U.S. has called on the Senate to swiftly confirm Kevin McAleenan as Customs and Border Protection (CBP) commissioner, pointing out that the appointment was critical to the safe, secure and efficient movement of cargo.