Schiphol’s slot dilemma – and no end in sight

Leading airports focus strategically and economically on growth rather than contraction. An exception is Schiphol. There, the municipality of Amsterdam demands that the number...

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Nordic Air Cargo Symposium is a must for Nordic...

Tomorrow (22APR24), the Nordic Air Cargo Symposium will be kicked off. This time, it is being held in Sweden’s...

Spotlight on… Ram Menon, Group Chief Commercial Officer, Wallenborn...

The reason the air cargo industry is still around, is down to the multitude of incredible individuals keeping it...

The Temu tsunami

For months, small consignments from the online marketplace Temu have been flooding the EU and North America, with rapidly...

E-Commerce is going through the roof in the ME

DHL Global Forwarding speaks of an ‘explosion’ of e-commerce in the Middle East, setting new records, year after year,...
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Mistrust prevails the debate on future of air cargo in the Netherlands

Frustration is growing within the Dutch air cargo community as the comprehensive ‘10 commitments plan’ presented by 31 parties earlier this year is not...

Hapag-Lloyd adopts new Strategy 2030

The document specifies and updates the Hapag-Lloyd's previous objectives, and names five building blocks as future priorities: the rapid modernization of its fleet, achieving...
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Embraer embarks on the freighter avenue

The Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A., better known as Embraer, wants to convert its C-390 military transporter into an aircraft designed...

Air Cargo Data has become the “new oil”

Air cargo data is commercial air freight shipment data sourced from the AWB. It reveals the actual transaction between a carrier and its forwarder,...
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FAA plays hardball with Boeing

Washington’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has tightened its grips on Boeing. The regulator is undertaking much tougher audits following a blowout on a B737...

Spotlight on… Julia Knecht-Ostwaldt, COO and CargoCoach

CargoForwarder Global’s ‘Spotlight On…’ series aims to highlight the many different functions involved in ensuring that cargo flies from A to B safely, efficiently,...
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China invests heavily in drone industry

Drones can be used in multiple ways, for both civilian and military purposes. The latter is demonstrated day after day by Russia's war against...

Ardian sells Staci to bpost

Belgian postal service provider bpostgroup has acquired Staci (100%), a fulfilment and logistics services specialist registered in the Parisian suburb, Pontoise. Seller is French...

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Pakistan puts PIA on the retail shelf

Islamabad has pulled the emergency brake on state-owned Pakistan International Airlines. The government is willing to sell the company completely or at least 51%...

Brussels cargo community cautious re new permit

As it goes, airport operating licenses are never welcomed with a standing ovation, and Brussels Airport’s is no exception. The cargo users take a...

Gebrüder Weiss returns to Riege, after 10 years

Austrian logistics company, Gebrüder Weiss, and IT manager, Riege cooperated until 2011. Then, the transport company switched to a competitor. Now they have decided...

Exclusive – Warehouse Automation lowers freighter downtime…

…, speeds up the throughput of shipments, and reduces costs mid-term, claims cargo veteran and intralogistics expert, Olaf Oczkos (OO). The concept, exclusively presented...

DHL Express and Standard Chartered embark on green path

The integrator and the British multinational bank have signed a strategic partnership to reduce CO2 emissions on their common path to reaching net zero....

Spotlight on… Elke Wasser, Managing Partner, Logistic Training Center GmbH

CargoForwarder Global’s ‘Spotlight On…’ series takes a look at the many different career aspects within the air cargo industry. Of the manifold stakeholders involved...

ULD manager ACL Airshop wants to up its market share

ACL Airshop gained a new CEO on 01 March 2024. Bernhard Kindelbacher, a former Lufthansa Cargo executive, took over the top leadership at ACL...

Hapag-Lloyd’s profits dropped in 2023

The sharp decline in freight rates after the end of the pandemic, has left a clear mark on the shipping company, Hapag-Lloyd. This is...

Aviation in the Baltic Sea region opts for Hydrogen

A total of 16 airports and aviation companies are involved in the H2 initiative, which was launched shortly before the turn of the year...

Drones are on the rise