Sunday 19th Feb 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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Air cargo demand up 3.8pc

Global air cargo demand last year was up 3.8 per cent on 2015 – nearly double the average growth rate over the past five years, according to figures from the International Air Transport Association.

IATA messaging combined with UNCTAD system

IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard has now been fully integrated into the UNCTAD automated customs management system, ASYCUDA World, which is now used in 90 countries around the world.

Are you ready for the challenge of the New Year?

Just before Christmas the news emerged that Amazon has applied for a patent on an airborne fulfilment system that uses an airship floating at 45,000 feet to hold stock and a fleet of drones to handle the actual deliveries.

Air cargo leaders pledge cooperation

Air cargo leaders and regulators from across the globe pledged to work more closely together to ensure a more efficient, safer air cargo supply chain at The International Air Cargo Association’s Air Cargo Forum in Paris last week.


Rhenus launches South Korea business

Rhenus has opened its first office in Seoul, South Korea focusing on sea and airfreight operations, third party logistics and domestic transport services in future.


Air freight boost for Panalpina

Air freight was the bright spot for Panalpina in the first nine months of 2016, with volumes rising by nine per cent despite a one per cent fall in the market.

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