Freight News

Duluth achieves wind energy cargo record

The final inbound wind energy cargo vessel of 2019 off-loaded at Duluth’s Clure Public Marine Terminal recently, and her cargo helped set a record. In total, the Port of Duluth welcomed 306,000 freight tons of wind energy cargo in 2019, a single-season record. This hefty haul eclipsed the previous high of 302,000 freight tons set in 2008. Duluth Cargo Connect, recently honored as worldwide Port/Terminal Operator of the Year by Heavy Lift ... [+]

dnata gains IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification at Dubai World Central (DWC)

dnata has been certified by IATA's Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) for its pharma handling processes at its state-of-the-art cargo facility at Dubai World Central (DWC). The accreditation complements dnata's existing CEIV Pharma certification at Dubai International (DXB), demonstrating ... [+]

Carrier Transicold Introduces Next-Gen EverFRESH®

Building on the pioneering legacy of the refrigerated container shipping industry’s first controlled-atmosphere system 25 years ago, Carrier Transicold has developed the next-generation EverFRESH® system, which makes premium performance more affordable than ever for fleets and container leasing companies. The new EverFRESH system was unveiled ... [+]

DHL and Hewlett Packard Enterprise take aim at invoice process improvement

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have worked to deploy a blockchain solution supporting logistics payment processing. Based upon smart contracts and blockchain technology, this solution offers a more robust alternative to ... [+]

Federal government awards JAXPORT $20 million for terminal improvements

The federal government has awarded the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) a $20 million grant for the reconstruction of more than 100 acres of existing terminal pavement at the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The funding is part of a $238 ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo accelerates fleet modernization

Lufthansa Cargo will significantly accelerate the modernization of its fleet by purchasing two more brand-new Boeing 777F freighters. Lufthansa Group and Supervisory Board have approved the corresponding investments. The aircraft will be delivered by the manufacturer in 2020 and be based in Frankfurt. The ten ... [+]

Turkish Cargo is entitled to “TAPA FSR” security certificate

The global air cargo brand, Turkish Cargo, is entitled to "GROUP A TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) FSR" certificate founded to reduce the loss in the international supply chain and based on the security of facilities. TÜV Rheinland, providing independent audit services in terms of quality ... [+]

Virgin Australia will add Japan to its international cargo network

Virgin Australia will add Japan to its international cargo network in March with the launch of daily services between Brisbane and Tokyo-Haneda. Commencing on 29 March 2020, cargo space on the new route will be marketed by Virgin Atlantic Cargo under its longstanding international long-haul sales ... [+]

AACargo Undergoes Major Modernization Upgrade

American Airlines Cargo recently launched the first phase of its single largest investment to-date with the roll out of a new cargo end-to-end management system on October 1. The overhaul replaces the majority of the organization’s legacy technology, narrowing 90 systems down to less than 10. ... [+]

CargoSphere Launches Common Rate Infrastructure for Ocean Carriers

CargoSphere, the neutral rate network for container shipping, recently announced the launch of eSUDS Connector, a universal rate structure and API for ocean carriers to accelerate 100% digital rate distribution to customers. eSUDS Connector offers carriers a standard API to transfer confidential customer contracts, amendments and ... [+]