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La Compagnie appoints WFS to support its first-ever air cargo route

La Compagnie, the 100% SMART BUSINESS CLASS airline, has appointed Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to support its first-ever venture into the air cargo market.It has awarded WFS a three-year contract to handle cargo onboard its Airbus A321LR services from Paris Orly to New York’s Newark International Airport, which will increase from the current four flights a week to seven in September.This is the first time La Compagnie has carried cargo ... [+]

AACargo announces New Vice President, Operations

American Airlines Cargo has announced the appointment of Sam Mendenhall to Vice President, Operations. The appointment follows the retirement of former Operations leader David Vance after an impressive 34-year career at American Airlines.Mendenhall joins the cargo team with 22 years of experience at American, where ... [+]

Bolloré Logistics Americas supports sustainable aviation fuel

After a first commitment taken by Bolloré Logistics to cover at least 60% of its 2021 traffic with Air France KLM Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) flights between CDG and JFK by SAF, enabling a global CO2 reduction of 50%, its subsidiaries Bolloré Logistics USA and Mexico ... [+]

MSC announces metered inland inbound trains

Due to the record import WW volumes into USA and their continuous impact on the USA intermodal supply chain, rail operators have started to meter inland inbound trains from both WEST and EAST coast ocean terminals.WEST COASTEffective Sunday, July 18, 2021, and for the next ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi sets new tonnage records

The Port of Corpus Christi ended June 2021 with a new record quarter and a record first half of the year, moving nearly 80.5 million tons of cargo in the first six months of the year.The Port’s first-half 2021 total tonnage yielded a 4.7% increase ... [+]

Port of Virginia sets new volume record

The Port of Virginia® set a new June cargo volume record having handled more than 281,000 TEUs, which is an increase of nearly 71,000 units year over-year.June was the tenth consecutive month of record-breaking volumes for the port and helped push its total TEU volume ... [+]

World Cargo Solutions signs with CHAMP

World Cargo Solutions (WCS) has signed a multi-year contract with CHAMP Cargosystems for its suite of cargo management applications including Cargospot Airline, Handling, GSA, and Revenue Accounting. The company has also signed for CHAMP’s regulatory compliance services, Traxon Global Customs (TGC) and Traxon Global Security ... [+]

Zero-emissions truck project launches at Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland and its logistics partners launched a battery electric truck demonstration project this month on its path to zero emissions at the Oakland Seaport. The Port debuted ten new battery electric trucks at Shippers Transport Express (STE), a Port-based trucking operation. The ... [+]

Antonov Airlines Carries Medical Supplies under NATO’S SALIS programme

The world’s largest plane, the AN-225, safely transported the medical cargo at short notice as part of the fight against Covid-19. Antonov Airlines has safely transported medical supplies at short notice from Germany to Namibia on the world’s largest aircraft, the AN-225 “Mriya”. The mission was executed ... [+]

BBAM Orders 12 Additional 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

Boeing and BBAM Limited Partnership (BBAM) announced on July 12 that the lessor is expanding its 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter fleet with 12 additional firm orders. The agreement brings BBAM’s 737-800BCF orders and commitments to 31 as e-commerce and express cargo markets continue to drive ... [+]