Lufthansa Cargo quickens the pace with eFreight
Lufthansa Cargo is promoting the electronic Air Waybill (eAWB). The cargo carrier signed an agreement with IATA last week enabling electronic Air Waybills to be used significantly easier and more efficiently in future.
Airbus, Air Canada and BioFuelNet Canada push for new aviation fuels
Airbus, Air Canada and BioFuelNet Canada, hosted by Montreal’s McGill University, have formed a partnership to assess Canadian solutions for the production of sustainable alternative jet fuels with the long term goal to supply Air Canada.
IAG Cargo LHR wins best Air Cargo Terminal in Europe Award
IAG Cargo has been named as the best air cargo terminal in Europe at Cargonews Asia’s Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards, held in Beijing on the 9th May 2013. The awards, which have recognised excellence within the air cargo industry for the past 27 years,
WB Report: Developing world’s share of global investment to triple by 2030
Seventeen years from now, half the global stock of capital, totalling US$ 158 trillion (in 2010 dollars), will reside in the developing world, compared to less than one-third today, with countries in East Asia and Latin America accounting for the largest shares of this stock,
Ex-Im Bank Approves US$ 45.5 Million for Brazilian Airline
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has approved a Final Commitment for a US$ 45.5 million loan guarantee to VRG Linhas Aereas S.A. (GOL), a Brazilian airline.
World Bank Continues to Support Georgia’s Major Transport Route
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$ 75 million equivalent financing for the Fourth East-West Highway Improvement Project (EWHIP4) for Georgia.
Texas success leads to network expansion for IAS
IAS Logistics an American specialist airfreight trucker – has announced plans to expand its highly-successful Texas Trucking Operation. This will initially include Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami.
USTDA supports Expansion of Energy Resources in India
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) concluded two grant agreements in Mumbai to assist in improving power sector efficiency and developing shale gas and oil in India.
Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Fifth Round of Funding from TIGER Grant Program
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced yesterday the availability of US$ 474 million for a fifth round of the highly successful TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) competitive grant program to fund surface transportation projects,
DHL to invest US$ 13 million in Vietnam
DHL Supply Chain, announced it will invest Euro 10 million (US$ 13 million) by 2015 in Vietnam. The company unveiled its extensive plans to invest in new facilities and IT solutions including a Warehousing Management System and Transportation Management System to increase efficiency and visibility,
Agility Announces Five-Year Deal with KNPC
Agility announced it has won a new contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), one of the leading oil companies in the Middle East. The five-year contract, worth an estimated US$ 24.4 million, will begin this month.
Geodis Wilson Honours its Innovators
Geodis Wilson has once more honoured its employees who have shown particular creative prowess, as the Company announces the winners of its annual “Innovation Masters Award” recognising outstanding internal innovative initiatives throughout the logistic service provider’s global network.
DP World wins Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence
DP World is the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence for 2013 for its professionalism and quality operations across its five marine terminals in India.
Kalmar acquires Spanish Mareiport
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has acquired total ownership in the Spanish crane refurbishment and maintenance service company Mareiport, S.A. The acquisition is a strategic step for Kalmar to become a major global crane refurbishment and services provider.
JAXPORT welcomes new cargo service
JAXPORT recently welcomed the first vessel call from Bahri General Cargo, formerly known as the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia. The vessel Bahri Abha called on the Blount Island Marine Terminal and loaded vehicles and other cargoes headed to the Middle East.
Etihad Rail Signs MoU with Hellmann
Further developing its ever-growing customer portfolio, Etihad Rail – the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network – today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics (Hellmann).
MacAndrews Reefer Train Inauguration in Murcia
Wednesday 8th May 2013 marked the formal inauguration of MacAndrews’ Reefer Block Trains operations in Murcia, Spain. Another historic moment for modal shift, as more and more road based cargo find its way to more economically and environmentally viable options.
LAX City Council Approves US$ 500 Million SCIG Project
BNSF Railway called the Los Angeles City Council vote to approve BNSF's Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) project a significant vote for jobs and a greener economy. The US$ 500 million facility, located within four miles of the San Pedro Bay ports.
IAG Cargo Deploys Descartes Booking Portal Into iagcarg o.com
Descartes Systems Group announced that IAG Cargo has extended its relationship to include air cargo booking through Descartes' cloud-based Global Freight Exchange (GF-X) Private Label solution. Descartes' solution will support iagcargo.com
University of Cologne and Jettainer develop innovative data management
The global logistics service provider Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) is pro-actively filing all air cargo shipments bound for the USA according to the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) dual filing requirements as part of its quality airfreight services.
AA Cargo offers Enhanced Program for Monitoring and Tracking
American Airlines Cargo announced it will begin offering a one-time use program with FlightSafe®, the leading GPS and sensor-based tracking device for air cargo shipments.