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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.8% in August

Index 7.4% Above August 2021 American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 2.8% in August after decreasing 1.5% in July. In August, the index equaled 119 (2015=100) versus 115.8 in July. “Tonnage snapped back in August after a weaker than expected July,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. “With the economy in transition to slower growth and changing consumer patterns, we may see more volatility in the ... [+]

August air cargo data could signal better than expected peak season

Global air cargo market performance data for August offered a glimmer of hope for volumes in the upcoming peak season as the decline in demand seen over the previous four months slowed and general air cargo rates between Europe and North America stabilized, according to ... [+]

CMA CGM to launch new MEDGULF service

CMA CGM is launching new MEDGULF service, which provides full coverage from the West Med to US Gulf and Mexico, starting the end of September 2022. The rotation of this service is: Tanger, Genoa, Valencia, Miami, Veracruz, Altamira, Houston, Tanger.A fleet of six vessels will ... [+]

Port Canaveral Foreign Trade Zone #136 Expands

Port Canaveral’s Foreign Trade Zone #136 (FTZ) has expanded once again with the addition of Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) as a FTZ Operator for the receipt, storage, and distribution of jet fuel for international flights operating from the airport. Deliveries of jet fuel to ... [+]

Port of Long Beach has 2nd busiest August

Cargo volume in August at the Port of Long Beach fell just short of another record month as a slowdown in consumer spending in the U.S. continued.Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 806,940 TEUs of container cargo last month, down just 764 TEUs – 0.1% – ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Cargo volume eases in August

After record-breaking cargo volume in 2021 and the first half of 2022, the import surge at the Port of Los Angeles slowed in August. The port handled an estimated 806,000 TEUs in August, approximately 15% less than the same period a year ago.“Some goods that ... [+]

Rheinmetall partners with Air Canada

Rheinmetall is partnering with Air Canada to type trial its electric air start unit, the Rheinmetall eMSU, at airports. The Rheinmetall Group’s Canadian branch Rheinmetall Canada recently launched the world’s first zero-emission, all-electric air start unit.Air Canada has become a development partner and, upon successful ... [+]

SWISS joins the UN Global Compact

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has joined the UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein. In doing so, the airline is underlining its commitment to the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact in the fields of the environment, human rights, labor and anti-corruption, and ... [+]

American Airlines Cargo expands with WebCargo

The American Airlines Cargo network continues to expand on WebCargo, a Freightos company, now with the inclusion of 28 new countries and more than 40 markets across Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada.Following Europe and the U.S., this regional rollout onto WebCargo now includes a ... [+]

Bolloré Logistics partners with United Airlines

Bolloré Logistics and United Airlines entered into an innovative partnership relating to the purchase of three million liters of sustainable aviation fuel for 2022. This collaboration demonstrates Bolloré Logistics’ ongoing determination to pursue its commitments by developing sustainable offers to help decarbonize air freight transport.This ... [+]