Wednesday 29th Mar 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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Air freight demand grows by 3.2 pc

Strong growth for air cargo demand

Air cargo demand rose 6.9 per cent in January 2017 compared to a year earlier, according to the International Air Transport Association.

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Panalpina EBIT drops 6pc

Pressure on margins in both air and ocean freight hit profits at Panalpina, with adjusted EBIT some six per cent lower at CHF109.9m for 2016.

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UPS trials drone delivery

UPS has tested an autonomous residential drone delivery; launched from one of its package vehicles.

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.

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