IAG Cargo leads European carriers for e-AWB penetration

Ranks well above the industry average of 25% Boasting a 34% penetration, IAG Cargo now leads European carriers when it comes to e-AWB penetration and is fifth globally for volumes, as of January 2015 (IATA figures). IAG Cargo’s e-AWB penetration ranks well above the industry average of 25%. IAG Cargo has made e-AWB available in more than 160 stations globally, amounting to nearly 100% of its network where e-AWBs are

A direct Japan to Miami LCL import service from CaroTrans

Miami key hub for freight bound for Florida and Latin America CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces further expansion of its Asia import network with a new multi-origin Japan to Miami LCL service. The first sailing was February 27th. Direct consolidations from five Japan origins – Kobe, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo and Yokohama to Miami occur each week. CaroTrans, with extensive Latin

Transport charity calls for industry to get on their bikes

Three-day Celtic Challenge International development charity, Transaid, has mapped out a Celtic challenge for this year’s annual European cycling fundraiser, and is now calling on industry professionals to take part. The Three Day Celtic Challenge, which will begin on September 18th, will see participants starting their 350km ride by the spectacular Brecon Beacons, and finishing at Dublin’s famous Trinity College. Along the way they will tackle rolling Welsh and Irish

Growth in British manufacturing will continue into 2015

Export orders return to positive territory Britain’s manufacturers have reported positive news at the start of 2015. Export orders have returned to positive territory, and some firms have reported a pick-up in demand from European customers. A survey of 400 firms from the EEF manufacturers’ organisation and global law firm DLA Piper suggests the positive run of output expansion across manufacturing for the past eight quarters will carry on in