The event focused on unlocking the potential of the Road and Belt Initiative kicked off by the Chinese government in 2013. Other sessions covered E-commerce, innovations in logistics, the changing role of airports, and the impact of digitalization on the entire freight sector.
Anyone from the global air freight community who missed the Summit which took place in Baku, Azerbaijan from October
8-9, will regret their absence when hearing about the wealth of information delivered at the forum. Read more >>
CargoForwarder Global recently reported on the financial losses incurred through the increase in theft from trucks
carrying airfreight and other types of cargo throughout Europe and Africa. This problem is foremost in TAPA’s (Transport Asset Protection Association) efforts to tackle cargo crime on both
continents. Read more
AMI, a daughter company of Menzies Aviation has terminated its current franchise agreement and handed all activities
to AirMc Int’l, GmbH. Simultaneously, AirMc have signed an agency agreement to represent Air Menzies International (AMI) in the German market. Read more >>
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AirportCollege, strategic IATA partner, already offers a wide range of online training courses for airlines, airport
ground handling agents and logistics service providers. It is now going one step further to help its clients reduce carbon emissions and has kicked off the Zero Emission Training (ZET)
initiative. Read more >>
Christoph Goetzmann, Managing Director of Frankfurt Hahn Airport (HNA) told CargoForwarder Global during the Caspian
Cargo Summit held in Baku, Azerbaijan from 8-9 October, that Hahn’s management has launched a marketing campaign promoting the airport as the 5th runway of Frankfurt Main Airport, located roughly
120 km west of HHN. Read more >>
Like attracts like, so when a Germany-based, quality cargo airline decides to redesign its customs processes, it naturally seeks similar values in the tendering software providers. Riege Software came out on top in competition against a number of other well-known companies. Read more >>
Lower Austria’s Logistics Day celebrated its 10th anniversary at the General Aviation Center at Schwechat Airport,
Vienna, on 08 OCT 19. Its official motto was “Simply Rethink” and it was under this title, that speakers were invited to talk about the focus topics of Region, Capacities, Decarbonization,
Digitalization, Real Estate, Sustainability, Transport, and Competencies. Read more
In a press conference held last week at Leipzig/Halle Airport, Saxony, CargoLogic Germany’s home base, the newcomer’s management provided an overview of the carrier’s growth strategy, its market ambitions, and their fleet policy. The most surprising message: “There is a lack of suitable capacity providers. That’s why we are here!” Read more >>
It’s as easy as: ship, pay, click and get the consignment released.
This is, in a nutshell, PayCargo’s service, offered to the global air freight community, as well as shipping lines and trucking companies.
The clearing house, founded 2009 in the USA and now also active across Europe and Asia, facilitates electronic financial transactions between forwarders and ground handling agents, freight vendors, and payers within 30 days – max.
If this intermediary did not exist, it would have to be invented. Read more >>
The fragile truce between the two co-founders of InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, which operates budget Indian airline IndiGo, appears to be all but broken. This is evidenced by the fact that co-founder Rahul Bhatia and his IGE Group has submitted an arbitration request against his partner Rakesh Gangwal before the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) on issues of compliance with the shareholders’ agreement and articles of association in the company. Read more >>
Big news for DoKaSch Temperature Solutions GmbH. Washington’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified the company’s ‘flying temperature-controlled warehouse’, their Opticooler RAP. It is a technically sophisticated special transport box tailored for shipping temperature sensitive pharma and similar delicate consignments. This approval allows U.S. and Canadian carriers to now make use of the Opticooler. Read more >>
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Both Airbus and Boeing are famous for regularly delivering updates on their ten, twenty or even thirty-year forecasts for future passenger and cargo aircraft needs across the globe. They
make interesting reading - but sometimes one has to take the contents with “a pinch of salt,” - knowing that both companies are in the business to sell their aircraft.
Fact is though - demand for aircraft transport has grown tremendously over the past four to five decades and indications are that this trend, despite economic turndowns and tariffs just announced by the Trump administration to be imposed on Airbus and aircraft parts manufactured in Europe as of mid-October, will continue. Read more >>