July 2017

Schiphol cargo puts focus on pharma, e-commerce; volumes grow 8.7% in 1st half 2017

Cargo volumes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol grew 8.7% to 866,713 tonnes between January and June 2017, up from 797,069 tonnes during the same period in 2016. Europe’s third busiest hub welcomed an additional 153 full freighter flights in the first half of the year, making a total number of 8,954 freight ATMs, and handled a record 148,765 tonnes in June, up 9.8% on June 2016 figures of 135,528 tonnes. Volumes to the ... [+]

Port of Baltimore Continues to Set Records in 2017

For the first time, the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals surpassed 1 million tons of general cargo in one month, handling a total of 1,007,704 tons in May and leapfrogging past the previous record of 923,030 tons set in January.  The Port also set a record ... [+]

OmniTRAX Receives BNSF Premier Transload Facility Designation

The transload facility operated by the OmniTRAX, Inc.-managed Sands Spring Railway Company (SS) was named by BNSF as a Premier Status location, signifying superior performance, a comprehensive service offering and a minimum capacity level. BNSF awards a limited number of Premier Status partner facilities during the course of the year. "BNSF ... [+]

CX North America Releases Freight Vision Mobile App

CX North America Information Services, Inc. announced the availability of the Freight Vision Mobile App, a new product designed to give a range of users, especially at the management level, visibility over the status of their freight operations anytime and anywhere. Nicknamed the "4:00 a.m. App," the app recognizes that ... [+]

Amerijet Becomes 1st US All-Cargo Airline to Earn CEIV Certification

Successful completion of the certification process allows Amerijet to strengthen its promise to exceed the high standards set by the pharmaceutical industry. Amerijet has invested heavily in technology, infrastructure and processes over the last few years to ensure the safe handling and transportation of high-value and temperature sensitive cargo. "This certification ... [+]

SC Ports Posts Strong Growth in Fiscal Year 2017

South Carolina Ports Authority posted significant growth across multiple business segments in fiscal year 2017, exceeding aggressive financial plans for containerized cargo, breakbulk tonnage and rail volumes. "SCPA had an ambitious growth plan for the 2017 fiscal year, and it is a true accomplishment to have exceeded that plan across all ... [+]

Port of LA ends FY with Western Hemisphere Record Volumes

Port of Los Angeles closed its 12-month fiscal year with total cargo volumes of 9.2 million TEUs, a new annual record for most container throughput for a Western Hemisphere port. Volumes increased 8.1% in June compared to the same period last year, marking the second busiest June in the Port’s ... [+]

Port Canaveral Hits Cargo Milestone

In Port Canaveral tradition, staff recently boarded the MOL Mermaid Ace to welcome the captain and crew on her inaugural visit to the Port. The vessel is the thirteenth roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) vessel to visit the port in recent months. Earlier this year, MOL began new carrier service to Port Canaveral ... [+]

Montana Specialty Mills Breaks Ground on New $20m Processing Facility in Montana

Montana Specialty Mills, LLC broke ground on its new $20 million, 20-acre processing center on July 25 at the Great Falls Montana Development Authority’s AgriTech Park. The new facility, expected to be complete by the fall of 2018, will feature state-of-the-art grain processing equipment dedicated to making non-GMO products and ... [+]

John Glenn International, Rickenbacker experience success, strong growth in 1st half 2017

Supported by a thriving regional economy, new air service announcements and airport developments, passenger and cargo volumes at John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) increased significantly year-to-date over 2016. “Passenger and air freight carriers are capitalizing on the dynamic opportunities that continue to arise in the ... [+]

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