July 2018

APL Logistics Joins BiTA

APL Logistics has become the latest member of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). Blockchain technology is promising to transform the supply chain and change how one good is being transported from its manufacturer to freight forwarders, and ultimately to the hands of the end-consumer. Companies which were previously only competitors, will now have the opportunity to use this technology to communicate and share information without assuming security risks. BiTA, a ... [+]

Delta, Korean Air launch JV partnership

Delta Air Lines Cargo and Korean Air Cargo are launching new cargo cooperation in connection with the implementation of their Joint Venture partnership to offer world-class cargo services across one of the most comprehensive route networks in the trans-Pacific market. This comes after the recent implementation of the trans-Pacific Joint ... [+]

DHL in the U.S. Expands Medical Express Service

DHL Express has launched an enhanced service between Mexico and the United States for customers in the pharmaceutical and clinical research sectors through DHL Medical Express (WMX). The transportation solution, which DHL piloted in Mexico in 2017, minimizes the risks for customers operating within a complex supply chain. The service ... [+]

CEIV Pharma Certification for Edmonton International Airport

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) will become the first airport community in Canada to pursue a certification in pharmaceutical logistics with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Because pharmaceutical products are often required urgently, they are frequently shipped by air. These products require a consistent and stable temperature in the supply ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo-Freightos Launch

While ecommerce sales drove a 9% growth in air freight demand in 2017, manual air freight management and sales continued to cost the industry billions annually in changing fees, untapped capacity, and manual labor. This contributes to the average air cargo transit time of six days, while the flight itself is ... [+]

ODW Logistics Opens New Ecommerce Facility in Ohio

ODW Logistics is opening a high-technology logistics center near Columbus, Ohio to take ecommerce fulfillment to the next level.   "We are focused on delivering innovative supply chain solutions to middle market and growth-focused customers," said ODW Executive Vice President Jeff Clark. "This facility brings a scalable, out-of-the-box ecomm fulfillment solution to ... [+]

Pilot Acquires Manna To Expand Final Mile Delivery Services

Pilot Freight Services has acquired Mann Freight Systems, a final mile logistics provider based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, in a strategic move to create unparalleled final mile service for furniture and appliance delivery with installation capabilities. Pilot will leverage Manna's network, technology solutions and expertise in final mile ... [+]

Port of LA moves 723,141 TEUs in June

The Port of Los Angeles processed 723,141 TEUs in June, nearly on par – a dip of 1.1% – with last June.  It is the second fiscal year period the port has surpassed the 9.1 million TEU mark, marking 24 months of record-breaking cargo movement.  "We closed our fiscal year on ... [+]

Boeing, Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding Announce Sweeping Freighter Package

Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding today signed a package of agreements that will further optimize the cargo transportation leaders' airplane fleet and global operations. The deals, announced at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, includes a letter of intent to acquire 29 Boeing 777 Freighters, confirmation of an order for five Boeing ... [+]

Rickenbacker’s Upgraded Animal Transport Facility Benefits Livestock Industry Logistics

Rickenbacker International Airport's recently renovated animal transport facility enhances the convenience and personal service offered to the logistics and agricultural industries. The extensive project included a wide range of upgrades to maximize operational efficiency and ensure animal safety. The facility recently earned U.S. Department of Agriculture status as both a certified ... [+]

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