Air Cargo

Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. has revised upward its fiscal year outlook for growth in Japan’s air cargo trade.

Europe’s fourth-largest air cargo hub handled 142,349 tonnes.

Nippon Express’ move comes amid a growing interest in the African market among Japanese companies.

All regions except Latin America posted double-digit growth.

General cargo demand is on the rise in air freight markets as robust recovery continues.

The global freight forwarding market is set for faster growth through 2020.

FedEx European subsidiary TNT Express is the second major transportation operator affected by a global cyberattack.

Amazon and Wal-Mart are squaring off in a retail "cold war" that will unfold online and in stores, reshaping logistics, speakers at the SMC3 Connections Conference warn.

FedEx, undecided about whether to follow UPS in imposing holiday season surcharges, is talking with volume customers on pricing. Best advice: Avoid last-minute shipping.

UPS's peak season surcharges are the latest pushback by transport operators against "free shipping."