Business

American Airlines Cargo Remains Key Partner for Global Trade

American Airlines is continuing to operate international widebody service to key locations around the globe, serving as a vital partner for freight forwarders and supporting global trade in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The world’s largest airline will fly long-haul widebody passenger flights carrying cargo this week to locations including Auckland Airport (AKL), São Paulo International Airport (GRU) and Honolulu International Airport (HNL). These flights are in ... [+]

AAFA Welcomes Stimulus Package; Calls on Administration to end Tariffs

The American Apparel & Footwear Association welcomed Senate approval of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act to provide sorely needed stimulus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and called for further action from the administration with regards to tariff relief. “For the past ... [+]

Port Throughput Indices

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 220 ports worldwide, representing over 75% of global volumes. The base point for the indices is January 2012 = 100. Drewry’s latest ... [+]

Trucking Industry Applauds Senate for Passing “Phase Three” COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Bill contains important relief for employers and small business Arlington, Virginia – The largest trade group representing America’s trucking industry is praising the Senate today for passing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act—bipartisan legislation that will deliver critical relief to Americans and ... [+]

From Packages to Pallets, Delta Cargo Launches Charter Operation

Delta Cargo is launching charter operations to provide global transportation of customers’ goods. “Serving our customers and communities where we live, work and serve, is part of Delta's DNA.” said Shawn Cole, Vice President, Delta Cargo. “Offering new supply chain solutions through Delta Cargo to our customers ... [+]

Port of Oakland, Oakland International Airport will remain open

The Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport will remain operational despite an Alameda County shelter-in-place order. Both facilities are essential services exempt from the order, the Port said. The Port’s announcement followed shelter-in-place orders issued by six Bay Area counties. The orders are ... [+]

Kontainers Expands Enterprise Capabilities with Addition of Airfreight and Trucking

Kontainers, an e-commerce software provider for freight brands, announced the addition of full trucking and air freight to its flagship product, Enterprise, which is designed for large freight brands with heavy transactional volumes and the need to highly customize interfaces. Kontainers Enterprise provides a complete ... [+]

Port of Longview exceeds 2019 budget projections

Port of Longview Commissioners report that revenues exceeded 2019 budget projections. The budget projected lower revenue resulting from global market conditions that had adversely affected several grain products. However, imports of wind energy components, foreign steel and soda ash exports saw marked increases and ... [+]

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Funding Availability for Port Infrastructure Development Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $225 million in discretionary grant funding through the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). “America’s ports are a critical part of the Nation’s multimodal transportation network and this Notice of Funding ... [+]

WFS Strengthens Leadership Team in North America

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has announced key appointments to its leadership team in North America to support its air cargo and ground handling growth ambitions in 2020 and beyond. • Paul Walton joins the company as Senior Vice President Express, responsible for all aspects ... [+]