November 2018

Volga-Dnepr IL-76TD-90VD Freighters Reduce Ground Handling Time

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has performed another unique delivery involving the sequential loading of two IL-76TD-90VD freighters to expedite the cargo’s arrival in China. Volga-Dnepr’s specialists successfully used the airline’s unique technology and special loading equipment to complete the loading of both flights using an extension ramp, ensuring the transportation was completed within the shortest timeframes. Both charters originated in Orebro, Sweden, and were destined for two cities in China. The shipment consisted ... [+]

Shipa Freight Named “Logistics Technology Platform of the Year”

Shipa Freight, the leading online freight platform, was named Logistics Technology Platform of the Year at the first-ever Transport and Logistics Middle East Awards in Dubai.  The award, presented by Transport & Logistics Middle East, recognized the platform that offers the best solutions through use of cutting-edge technologies such as automation, ... [+]

Beaujolais Nouveau chooses air cargo for its way to Japan

Japanese wine lovers have circled November 15 on their calendars in red: on the third Thursday of each November, that year’s Beaujolais Nouveau traditionally goes on sale. And not just in France, its country of origin. The young wine is an export hit, with approximately half of the wine produced ... [+]

DB Schenker digitalizes global spare parts business

DB Schenker continues to focus on its digitalization campaign. With the launch of another new online platform, the spares logistics divisions of customers from the industrial and aerospace sectors are now also being digitalized. DB Schenker's "Logistics Orchestrator" now controls the central management of all spares orders within a global distribution ... [+]

Port of Oakland cargo volume up in trade war, but can it last?

A U.S.-China tit-for-tat over tariffs hasn’t dampened cargo volume growth at the Port of Oakland. In fact, the Port is on track for its third straight year of record container volume in 2018. But can it last? That’s the question supply chain experts pondered this week at the quarterly meeting of ... [+]

Port of Wilmington welcomes first Moroccan citrus vessel to U.S. for the 2018-19 season

The Port of Wilmington Delaware had the honor of receiving the first breakbulk shipment of fresh Moroccan citrus of the season to arrive in the United States. The M.V. Belgie Reefer, a specialized refrigerated vessel, was welcomed on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, to the nation’s foremost marine terminal for perishable cargo ... [+]

Port of Virginia Sets New All-Time Mark for Monthly Cargo Volume

The Port of Virginia® in October processed more than 270,000 TEUs and in doing so set a new record for the amount of cargo volume handled in a single month, besting the previous record set in 2017 by more than 5,000 units. The record was driven by a 2% increase in ... [+]

Savannah achieves all-time record

The Port of Savannah moved more container cargo in October than any other month in its history, with 413,800 TEUs crossing its docks. Containerized trade at the Port of Savannah has increased by 8% for the fiscal year to date (July-Oct. 2018), totaling 1.53 million TEUs - up 113,000 compared ... [+]

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again

This year, DACHSER will be organizing charter flights for the Frankfurt—Shanghai—Frankfurt route again, offering customers in central Europe and China weekly round trips during air freight’s peak season. “We are expecting this year’s peak season to be another strong one for air freight. Having our own charter means we can create ... [+]

Panama Canal Registers Record Year

The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year (FY 2018) with a record tonnage of 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), which represents a 9.5 percent increase from the previous year. With this tonnage, the Panama Canal surpasses the cargo projections of 429.4 million PC/UMS tons for FY 2018, as well ... [+]

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