Freight News

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 leaving the country. Together with joint venture partner ANA Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo is set to transport some hundred thousand bottles of ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Turkish Cargo continues to increase the quality standards in pharmaceutical transportation.

Turkish Cargo is now part of Pharma.Aero, which fosters collaboration between CEIV certified airport communities. The "Pharma.Aero full membership certificate" was presented to Turhan Özen, Chief Cargo Officer Turkish Airlines at the ceremony held at TIACA Air Cargo Forum. Pharma.Aero aims to achieve excellence in reliable end-to-end air ... [+]

$25 million state-of-the-art cancer treatment equipment moves through JAXPORT

Highly trained stevedores recently moved state-of-the-art cancer treatment equipment worth $25 million through JAXPORT’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal. The proton therapy equipment, which was unloaded in three pieces, is en route to the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville where it will be used ... [+]