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Global air cargo trends re-shaping pharmaceuticals

Global Air Cargo Trends Re-Shaping Pharmaceutical Transport By Dominic Hyde, Vice President of Crēdo on Demand at Pelican BioThermal. As we welcome the new decade and the exciting advances it is expected to unleash, many of the forces that shaped the past decade for transporting pharmaceuticals will continue. Price pressures, alternatives to air freight and increasing automation are just a few. However, there are emerging trends that make 2020 unique.  As

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Freightos looks to bring United Airlines air cargo service online

Freightos, the software as a service (SaaS) platform for the freight industry, is building an online pricing and booking platform for air cargo for one the biggest airlines in the world. United Continental (NYSE: UAL) plans to use Freightos’ WebCargo Horizon platform as the back-end system for on-demand booking, dynamic pricing and real-time updates for its United Airlines air cargo business. The project for United, which will take a couple

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Turkish Cargo maintains its steady growth

According to the data obtained by WACD, the international air cargo information provider, in May; Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand providing service to 124 countries around the world, increased its tonnage rate by 7.1 percent, and grew substantially across the industry which shrank by 5.1 percent in the global air cargo market. Maintaining its steady growth as proven by the data disclosed right after its relocation to the


Budapest airport continues double-digit cargo growth rate and sets new records

Budapest Airport (BUD) is celebrating a new all-time-high record after processing a total of 13,313 tonnes of airfreight at the Hungarian hub last month, its largest figure ever for the month of October.The figure, which represents both trucked and flown freight, is a 22.9 per cent increase when compared to the same period in 2017, and is only the latest development after several years of strong double-digit growth at BUD.The

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Air Charter Service announces impressive half year results

Leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has revealed the company’s half year results for the six months ending 31stJuly 2018, which show revenue is up 23%, from £195.2m (US$253m) to £240.5m (US$312m). ACS’s CEO, Justin Bowman, commented: “We have had a stunning first six months of the financial year, with record numbers across the board. Especially when you take into consideration that last year’s figures were beyond our most

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United and Lufthansa Cargo Successfully Launch Air Cargo Joint Venture

United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo have launched their previously announced air cargo joint venture. Effective May 3, the two carriers jointly manage sales and booking of standard and express shipments on routes between Europe and the U.S. using their joint venture framework. Starting with selected routings from the U.S., Italy, Great Britain, Ireland and Germany, the carriers will expand the geographical scope in the coming months and plan to include


IATA submits to air cargo modernisation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has adopted a resolution to accelerate the modernisation and transformation of the air cargo industry. The resolution builds on the momentum created by the entry into force of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). “The TFA commits governments to making trade faster, cheaper and more efficient. Air cargo processes are stuck in another century. To ensure that air cargo is ready

Canadian International Freight Forwarders' Association to partner with TIACA for Toronto Air Cargo Forum

  The Canadian International Freight Forwarders’ Association (CIFFA) will partner with TIACA and Multimodal Americas at the Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto in October 2018. The announcement comes as Vladimir Zubkov formally takes the helm as TIACA’s new Secretary General, replacing Doug Brittin, who retired at the end of last year. CIFFA, which celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2018, will take part in the exhibition and host a conference

Schneider Electric official corporate sponsor of Airport Solutions Mexico

The inaugural Airport Solutions Mexico 2017, part of the Airport Solutions Global Series of events, is being officially sponsored by Schneider Electric, a software solutions provider. The two-day Airport Solutions Mexico exhibition and conference will be held 3-4 May 2017 at the Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City and is expected to attract more than 2,000 B2B buyers and 200 delegates.  It is unique in that it will bring together the industry’s

Morrison Express launches Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) service offering

Morrison Express, a leading, global logistics, transportation and supply chain management provider, announced the launch of a new service at the cargo-only Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Lockbourne, Ohio. Located just 10 miles from downtown Columbus, the LCK facility serves as a central hub for many of fashion, electronics, and retail’s biggest names. “When it comes to freight, turnaround time is everything, and both our clients and airline partners rely