CHAMP introduces ‘Flight View’ to Traxon CDMP

CHAMP Cargosystems has recently introduced a new feature, ‘Flight View’, to its Traxon CDMP users. “Flight View’ enables airlines to view and monitor all shipments related to a particular flight.  This allows stations to group their to-do lists by flight, showing all action items across all shipments on that particular flight. Traxon CDMP is a leading quality management solution, that measures over 40% of the worldwide Cargo iQ airline shipments. The solution

port security

Lift truck visibility and detection for Smart Ports

To improve the awareness of lift truck drivers in terminals Hyster is exploring and developing an increased range of options for truck-to-truck, truck-to-object and truck-to-pedestrian detection systems. Combined with cameras, telematics and other technologies, “connected” Hyster® fleets are delivering greater productivity and visibility for the smart ports of tomorrow. Driver awareness “Lift truck drivers and pedestrians need to maintain proper awareness of each other, especially in port and terminal operations,”

Government Brexit plans rejected by Junker

Theresa May’s handling of Brexit has been criticised and the Prime Minister’s Brexit plans rejected, so reports The Evening Standard. Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission,  ruled out essential trade talks until “divorce” issues were first been settled, while stating that none of the Brexit papers published by the UK Government in recent weeks have been “satisfactory”. The UK Government is currently contesting demands by the EU for a multi-billion-pound cash

Qatar Airways Cargo awarded highest export tonnage out of Nepal

Qatar Airways Cargo took home the award for achieving the highest export tonnage out of Nepal for the year 2016 during the twenty-third Nepal Cargo Day celebrations organised by the Nepal Freight Forwarders Association (NEFFA) in Kathmandu recently. The awards, held every year by the Nepal Freight Forwarders Association, honour the top three carriers for their roles in supporting the country’s exports.This is the ninth time that the award-winning carrier

FJT LOGISTICS ships Ocean Cruising Trimaran from Vietnam to New Zealand

FJT LOGISTICS ships Ocean Cruising Trimaran from Vietnam to New Zealand TJ LOGISTICS, Pangea Member in New Zealand, has shipped a brand-new Ocean Cruising Trimaran constructed from light weight carbon fiber in Cat Lai, Vietnam to Auckland, New Zealand. The Trimaran departed from Tan Cang – Cat Lai port, near Ho Chi Minh city, which is the biggest and most modern container port in Vietnam. The Trimaran was secured with

ACUNIS to showcase air cargo intralogistics solutions at inter airport Europe

ACUNIS, the joint venture of Unitechnik and AMOVA and a leading international provider of turn-key intralogistics solutions for air cargo terminals, is showcasing solutions for air cargo intralogistics at inter airport europe in Munich. In hall A5 at stand 1158, one of the projects the company will feature is the air cargo terminal built for Ethiopian Airlines. The facility at the airport in Addis Ababa began its operations in June

Damascus trade fair struck by mortar shell

Damascus trade fair struck by mortar shell killing six  Six people are alleged to have been killed in Damascus after a trade fair taking place in the country’s capital was hit by rocket fire. The Damascus International Fair, which took place on Sunday at Exhibition City, dates back to 1954 but was last held in 2011. It was once the leading event on Syria’s economic calendar. As business representatives from more than

shipping

London International Shipping Week will address poor security practices

London International Shipping Week takes place between 11th and 15th September, during which an event at the IMO will focus on the correct packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTUs) and the safety issues that result from poor packing and securing practices.  ‘Safety in the Intermodal Supply Chain’ will promote the awareness, understanding and implementation of the IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code).  The hosts are the

NAFTA

Nafta to be renegotiated amid assertion by President Trump that it has "failed many Americans"

Nafta to be renegotiated amid assertion by President Trump that it has “failed many Americans”. The North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has “fundamentally failed” many Americans, according to President Trump. Robert Lighthizer, US trade representative, began renegotiating the pact between the US, Canada and Mexico by stating that the US President “Is not interested in a mere tweaking of a few provisions and a couple of updated chapters”, as he began the task

Cargo

IAG Cargo announce service from London to Nashville, USA

IAG Cargo has announced the introduction of a new direct service to Nashville, Tennessee. From May 2018 the B787-8 will operate five times a week from London Heathrow, bringing the total number of IAG Cargo-operated US gateways to 24.The aircraft will offer a cargo payload of up to 15 tonnes per flight and delivers easy access to any of IAG Cargo’s 350 destinations across its network and will constitute important