Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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AirBaltic to build cargo hangar in Latvia

The Supply Chain Journal

Latvian flag carrier airBaltic has leased land from Riga Airport to build a new air cargo warehouse capable of handling 33,000 tons of cargo each year, the parties announced Thursday. The warehouse will be operated by airBaltic’s cargo-handling subsidiary.

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Azerbaijan cargo airline debuts at Rickenbacker airport

The Supply Chain Journal

Azerbaijan-based Silkway West Airlines is the latest carrier to begin flying to Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, a cargo-focused airport that recently marked the arrival of its 500th passenger aircraft with only cargo onboard.

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New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

The Supply Chain Journal

Aeroméxico Cargo launched a route Saturday between Wuhan, China, and Mexico City, becoming the first regular service from the Chinese mainland to Latin America, according to a release. Air Cargo News Trucking Aeromexico air cargo cargo-only flights China e-commerce Mexico City Wuhan China

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New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

The Supply Chain Journal

Aeroméxico Cargo launched a route Saturday between Wuhan, China, and Mexico City, becoming the first regular service from the Chinese mainland to Latin America, according to a release. Air Cargo News Trucking Aeromexico air cargo cargo-only flights China e-commerce Mexico City Wuhan China

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AirBaltic to build cargo hangar in Latvia

The Supply Chain Journal

Latvian flag carrier airBaltic has leased land from Riga Airport to build a new air cargo warehouse capable of handling 33,000 tons of cargo each year, the parties announced Thursday. The warehouse will be operated by airBaltic’s cargo-handling subsidiary.

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Hong Kong relaxes COVID rules for cargo pilots

The Supply Chain Journal

The government of Hong Kong announced Friday it has loosened requirements for Hong Kong-based aircrews to quarantine after returning home from duty, removing a major operational burden for all-cargo airlines such as Cathay Pacific and FedEx Express (NYSE: FDX ). drop in cargo capacity.

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Lufthansa replicates sharkskin to boost fuel efficiency of cargo jets

The Supply Chain Journal

Lufthansa Cargo next year will cover its fleet of Boeing 777 freighters with a high-tech coating that mimics the structure of a shark’s skin to reduce aerodynamic drag and fuel consumption, the company said Monday. RECOMMENDED READING: Lufthansa Cargo’s carbon-neutral flights take off.

Airlines to lose $48B despite banner year for cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

Airlines will rake in record-high cargo revenues in 2021 on double-digit growth in shipping demand, but lose $47.7 The financial situation would be worse without the cargo side of the business, which normally provides limited ancillary revenue, exceeding its regular performance.

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Alibaba cargo flights supply duty-free shopping zone in China

The Supply Chain Journal

The logistics arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has contracted with Suparna Airlines to operate daily dedicated cargo flights between Singapore and Hainan province in China to support Hainan’s emergence as a duty-free shopping hub and growing e-commerce orders.

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Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

Cargo congestion has gone from bad to worse at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, forcing importers to wait several days to retrieve shipments and prompting two large logistics companies to migrate airfreight operations an hour west to an uncrowded facility in Rockford, Illinois.

777 ‘Big Twin’ program reaches midpoint for cargo conversion

The Supply Chain Journal

Kalitta Air, a large all-cargo operator based in Michigan, is the launch customer for the 777-300 converted freighter program. GECAS says the 777 converted freighters will burn 21% less fuel per ton than the larger 747-400 freighters and offer 25% more cargo volume than the 777-200.

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Airfreight Logistics

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Cargo, new passenger demand brighten United Airlines’ outlook

The Supply Chain Journal

United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL ) increased cargo revenue by 74% in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2019, and officials expressed optimism about a near-term return to profitability despite an adjusted net loss of $2.4 Cargo represented 15.5%

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Cargo Insurance: What You Need to Know

ShipLilly

The rough and often unpredictable conditions of the sea mean that cargo insurance is critical in the shipping industry. Most freight forwarders will use this service and may require it as a precondition when packing and securing cargo. Types of Cargo Insurance.

Cargo Theft and Protecting Your Shipment

Freight Center

Did you know that each year about $30 billion worth of cargo is lost due to theft ? Understanding the causes and more prominent times of cargo theft can help you protect your shipments. Shipping Costs Freight Insurance Freight Preparation

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No swift changes for air cargo

Logistics Management

There is no telling just how stormy air cargo markets may be in 2021, but one thing is certain: The passenger side is rocky because capacity remains tight

Cathay Pacific strips seats from 777 aircraft for cargo

Supply Chain and Logistics

One of the highlights of my trip was going to see the Maya ruins at Tikal, which is … Continue reading → Uncategorized air freight cargo innovation LogisticsI am fascinated by this article. What an innovative solution! Many years ago my family and I took a trip to Guatemala.

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Project cargo complexities simplified

20Cube Logistics

Well, some cargos’ are special and require an eye for detail and prior planning to implement the whole operation. Such special deliveries are known as ‘Project Cargo’. What’s Project Cargo? Managing the Project Cargo.

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‘Bit of a gamble’ – carriers seek the right balance for belly cargo flights

The LoadStar

Like other international cargo airports, Rickenbacker in Ohio has clocked up an impressive increase in freighter landings, with Silkway West Airlines the latest all-cargo operator to launch regular flights. More and more forwarders have signed-up dedicated cargo flights to.

IAG Cargo celebrates 10th anniversary

Logistics Business Magazine

This month (April 2021), IAG Cargo , the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), celebrates its 10th anniversary – marking a decade of transporting vital shipments safely and efficiently for customers across the world. Air Cargo air cargo freight forwarding logistics

Air Cargo India Announces Turkish Cargo as the Fastest Growing Air Cargo Brand in 2020

Airfreight Logistics

Participants from the air cargo industry, agencies, clients as well as followers of the worldwide air cargo industry casted their votes for the Stat Trade Times honors. The award ceremony in Mumbai, India hosted experts and air cargo companies from all around the world.

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Fight the inside jobs of cargo theft

Truck News

My first experience with cargo theft was one summer during university. Business Management Transportation cargo theft Newsletter

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Cargo Insurance in Transportation

Globalior

Cargo Insurance In case a consignment is either lost or damaged, cargo insurance helps reimburse the concerned vendor or the customer. When is cargo insurance necessary? Moving cargo is risky. What kind of risks does cargo insurance eliminate?

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Nokscoot Cargo Appoints World Cargo Solutions as GSA

Airfreight Logistics

Nokscoot Cargo has appointed World Cargo Solutions ( WCS ) as their new GSA. Nokscoot Cargo is the cargo division of NokScoot Airlines and is based at its hub in Don Mueang airport (DMK). Ground & Cargo Handling GSA NokScoot WCS

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How some PAX airlines have fallen down in cargo

The LoadStar

Major airlines’ financial results for 2020 have revealed both how they viewed cargo, and how successfully they adapted to the new reality; some were far, far better than others. The post How some PAX airlines have fallen down in cargo appeared first on The Loadstar.

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Turkish Cargo Named best European Air Cargo Brand

247 Customs Broker

2nd November 2020 Part of the national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, Turkish Cargo has been chosen as the best cargo brand in Europe and received… The post Turkish Cargo Named best European Air Cargo Brand appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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Suez Canal Disaster: Ever Given’s Cargo Owners Facing an Unexpected $900M Bill

Now, That's Logistics

Understandably, shippers that have cargo on the Ever Given are anxious. One month later, it’s still an open question when they’ll be able to take possession of their cargo. It dates back to a time when carriers had to “jettison” cargo into the sea in order to prevent shipwrecks.

10 tips to avoid losses due to abandoned cargo

Shipping and Freight Resource

In any normal year, hundreds of thousands of containers filled with cargo are abandoned all over the world. While abandoned cargo could be quite stressful and considered to be a big headache for everyone concerned, a freight forwarder may be especially affected by cargo abandonment.

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FreightWaves Classics: PortMiami handles cargo and cruises

The Supply Chain Journal

PortMiami is one of the busiest ports in the United States because it is both a major cargo gateway in the Americas as well as being the largest passenger port in the world. Cargo at the Port of Miami. Cargo operations at PortMiami account for $35 billion in economic impact.

2020 State of Logistics: Ocean Cargo

Logistics Management

Global shippers disappointed in the ocean cargo fleet performance

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Saudia Cargo Operates 1500 Cargo Flights over 100 days

Airfreight Logistics

Saudia Cargo has operated more than 1500 flights since the COVID-19 restrictions came into effect in March. According to an announcement by the company, 500 of these flights have been operated using passenger aircraft deployed for international air cargo. Airlines Saudia Cargo

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Cargo Securement Regulations – The Proper Use of Tiedowns

United World Transporation

Unsecured cargo is not only dangerous but deadly for drivers on the road. In a study over three years, it was estimated that 200,000 accidents were caused by unsecured cargo falling from trucks. How to Properly Secure Cargo With Tiedowns. Keep Your Cargo and the Road Safe.

DSV Panalpina Acquires Prime Cargo

Airfreight Logistics

DSV Panalpina has acquired Prime Cargo from Mitsui-Soko Group in Japan. The acquisition includes Prime Cargo’s activities in Denmark, Poland and China. Prime Cargo is headquartered in Kolding, Denmark, but operates internationally and has activities in both Poland and China.

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