Spot rates on some air cargo routes out of Asia have fallen below long-term contract levels, mirroring the development in ocean shipping.
News and analysis of air cargo shipping and transportation companies.
News & Analysis
07 Nov 2016
Air Canada Cargo will start an all-cargo service between Toronto and Frankfurt.
07 Nov 2016
Net profit at Nippon Express Co., Japan’s biggest international freight forwarder, surged in the first half of fiscal 2016 despite a revenue decline.
03 Nov 2016
Global air cargo traffic in September rose at the fastest rate since the industry benefited from the disruption caused by the US West Coast ports strike in February 2015.
03 Nov 2016
Air France-KLM Cargo’s third-quarter operating loss soared by almost one-fifth from a year ago as it scrambled to downsize its unprofitable freighter operations.
02 Nov 2016
Lufthansa Cargo on Wednesday posted its sixth consecutive quarterly loss, but it sees a brighter future ahead.
01 Nov 2016
The air cargo industry is showing signs of recovering from a tough year with demand rising and higher hopes of a solid peak season.
28 Oct 2016
International Airlines Group posted a further steep decline in freight traffic and lower revenue in the third quarter.
27 Oct 2016
As e-commerce volumes rise, UPS is adding more capacity.
26 Oct 2016
Plunging truckload rates proved a dead weight on profits at C.H. Robinson Worldwide in the third quarter.
25 Oct 2016
The decision ends decades of indecision that has been condemned by UK business leaders, shippers, and freight forwarders.
15 Oct 2016
The world’s largest trading center for plants and flowers is experimenting with refrigerated ocean containers.
14 Oct 2016
Crowley Maritime’s customs brokerage subsidiary will participate in a pilot program at Miami International Airport for ocean-to-air transshipment of perishables.
12 Oct 2016
Shorter fulfillment cycles are pushing UPS to expand its fastest package and freight services to new countries.
05 Oct 2016
Global air cargo demand continued to show signs of strength in August.
04 Oct 2016
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting has announced its expectations for Japan's air cargo trade in fiscal year 2016.
29 Sep 2016
Regulations governing the shipment of lithium ion batteries tested by Samsung phone recall.
28 Sep 2016
Subsidies from Beijing gives air cargo hubs in China a cost structure that is hard for regional competitors such as Hong Kong to match.
26 Sep 2016
Amazon has had to pay a fine for breaching lithium ion shipment rules.
21 Sep 2016
TNT's European road network, and its ability to handle profitable palletized freight, will be important to FedEx as it integrates global express operations.
20 Sep 2016
FedEx raised revenue, profit in its first quarter as owner of TNT Express, despite integration costs following acquisition.
19 Sep 2016
Beneficial cargo owners are steadily increasing volumes on landbridge services as they become more sophisticate.
06 Sep 2016
Global air cargo traffic grew at the fastest pace in almost 18 months in July, but yields remain under pressure.
26 Aug 2016
Korean Air Lines is swooping in to support Hanjin Shipping.
23 Aug 2016
Cargo records at Pactl continue to fall, with the best seven-month total ever posted.
17 Aug 2016
Cathay Pacific sees net profit falling 82 percent in fragile operating environment.
04 Aug 2016
Global air cargo traffic rose in June at the fastest rate in 14 months.
03 Aug 2016
International cargo revenue at ANA Holdings, parent to All Nippon Airways, fell in the fiscal first quarter of 2016.
02 Aug 2016
Dicom looks to integrate cross-border trucking, parcel business with last-mile service as e-commerce grows.
02 Aug 2016
Lufthansa Cargo sank deeper into the red in the second quarter.
01 Aug 2016
Profits at two of Japan’s leading logistics companies fell in the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.
29 Jul 2016
A strong yen, lower fuel prices and growing competition took a toll on revenue at Japan Airlines in the first quarter of fiscal 2016.
29 Jul 2016
As overcapacity and weak demand continue to plague the global transportation industry across modes, competition for cargo has only intensified.
27 Jul 2016
Air France-KLM’s cargo loss narrowed slightly in the second quarter, but the airline's cargo unit was still stuck in the red.
26 Jul 2016
Automating the freight booking process may be a little closer with the launching of an online marketplace for China-U.S. shipments.
25 Jul 2016
TransForce's package division increased sales 6 percent, but its trucking business struggled in the second quarter.