Air Cargo

Includes air cargo carriers and related products and services.


Accellos Announces Integration Between Prophesy Dispatch, MacroPoint

Duo provides dynamic location tracking for brokered loads within TMS.
April 10, 2014
Accellos announced new integration between their Prophesy Dispatch TMS product and MacroPoint, a service which provides location tracking for brokered loads.
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Forwarder Comments on Lufthansa Strike

UTi's Vice President of Global Air Product responded to question about spikes in demand from other air shippers who may have been looking for capacity
April 4, 2014
In good supply chain logistics fashion, the industry anticipated the impact of the Lufthansa pilot strike and put contingency plans into motion.
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Lufthansa Freighters Moving During Strike

Lufthansa Cargo will book shipments hit by cancelled flights on the next possible connection, the airline said.
April 2, 2014

Lufthansa Cargo says a number of flights will take place during the three-day pilot strike.

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Report: Airfreight Rates Retreat Over Chinese New Year

Higher pricing is anticipated in the spring.
April 1, 2014
Airfreight rates fell in February 2014 as factory closures over the Chinese New Year holiday period reduced cargo demand.
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CHAMP Cargosystems Signs Cargolux Airlines for New Cargo Software

The new platform will enable the global all-cargo carrier to deliver better service to its customers.
March 31, 2014
CHAMP Cargosystems announced that Cargolux Airlines International S.A. will replace its customized legacy cargo management system with a new tailor-made core cargo system.
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Boeing 787 to Bring Enhanced Service to Indian Pharma

The routes between London Heathrow and Hyderabad and Chennai will be serviced by the Boeing 787.
March 28, 2014
IAG Cargo has announced improvements to its services operating between London Heathrow and Indian trade hubs of Hyderabad and Chennai.
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Weather Impacted January 2014 U.S.-Canada Freight Flows

Trade using truck, the largest mode, declined 4.9 percent while rail dropped 9.9 percent.
March 27, 2014
Severe weather in January 2014 impacted freight transportation, contributing to a decline in U.S.-Canada trade for the month.
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Lufthansa Airline Strike Looming

An impending pilot strike to happen at German Airline, Lufthansa, over pay and working conditions.
March 25, 2014
More than 90 percent of carrier pilots at German airline, Lufthansa, have voted to strike in a long-running dispute over pay and working conditions
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Value of U.S.-NAFTA Freight on Surface Modes Rose in 2013

According to BTS, U.S.-NAFTA surface transportation modes of truck, rail and pipeline rose in 2013 from 2012, while air and vessel decreased.
March 20, 2014
Three of the five transportation modes – the surface transportation modes of truck, rail and pipeline – carried more U.S. trade with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico by value in 2013 than in 2012 while the value of freight transported by air and vessel decreased.
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wnDirect Launches Nine Lanes for Online Retail in Middle East

wnDirect can now offer retailers online delivery to Oman, Libya, Lebanon, Bahrain, UAE and more.
March 7, 2014
wnDirect has launched nine new lanes to support the growth of online retail in the Middle East...
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