Air Cargo

The Franco-Dutch carrier transported 286,000 tonnes (315,261 tons).

First-half traffic grew 1.2 percent to 330,000 tonnes.

Air cargo growth for Asian carriers in June continued its robust growth on the back of solid international trade.

As freight volumes surge, truckload rates are rising faster than 3PLs such as C.H. Robinson Worldwide can adjust pricing.

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.