Air Cargo

Air Cargo

News & Analysis

28 Sep 2020
The scale of peak season demand for air cargo on the trades out of Asia is becoming clearer, and has forwarders scrambling to lock in capacity.
02 Aug 2017
Traffic measured in revenue cargo tonne kilometers rose 4.3 percent year-over-year.
31 Jul 2017
Schiphol’s second-quarter results are the latest in a string of strong performances by European airports and cargo airlines.
31 Jul 2017
The carrier said its multiple nightly truck operations boost capacity and route options for shippers.
28 Jul 2017
The Franco-Dutch carrier transported 286,000 tonnes (315,261 tons).
28 Jul 2017
First-half traffic grew 1.2 percent to 330,000 tonnes.
26 Jul 2017
Air cargo growth for Asian carriers in June continued its robust growth on the back of solid international trade.
20 Jul 2017
As freight volumes surge, truckload rates are rising faster than 3PLs such as C.H. Robinson Worldwide can adjust pricing.
16 Jul 2017
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. has revised upward its fiscal year outlook for growth in Japan’s air cargo trade.
12 Jul 2017
Europe’s fourth-largest air cargo hub handled 142,349 tonnes.
07 Jul 2017
Nippon Express’ move comes amid a growing interest in the African market among Japanese companies.
05 Jul 2017
All regions except Latin America posted double-digit growth.
04 Jul 2017
General cargo demand is on the rise in air freight markets as robust recovery continues.
29 Jun 2017
The global freight forwarding market is set for faster growth through 2020.
28 Jun 2017
FedEx European subsidiary TNT Express is the second major transportation operator affected by a global cyberattack.
26 Jun 2017
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.
21 Jun 2017
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.
19 Jun 2017
UPS's peak season surcharges are the latest pushback by transport operators against "free shipping."
13 Jun 2017
Cargolux said the joint venture contract signed in Beijing “is a major landmark.”
09 Jun 2017
As e-commerce reshapes fulfillment and transportation, the effects are evident among logistics companies that make the Fortune 500 list of largest US companies.
08 Jun 2017
The lack of equipment needed to screen cargo at the country’s busiest port of Chittagong is likely to compound already extensive congestion there.
06 Jun 2017
AirBridgeCargo Airlines continued to outpace its European rivals with traffic soaring 17 percent in the first quarter as it increased its freighter fleet and expanded its global network.
02 Jun 2017
All regions, expect Latin America, reported higher traffic.
01 Jun 2017
Two freight forwarding industry surveys show that forwarders predict a strong east-west peak season and believe digitalization is inevitable.
26 May 2017
China's growing courier business will have greater access to US markets after a joint venture was agreed between global giant UPS and China market leader SF Express.
25 May 2017
The strong growth in air cargo volumes out of Asia has continued through April, driven by international demand.
22 May 2017
Nippon Express wants to capitalize on the growing demand for such services.
18 May 2017
The decision will facilitate infrastructure investment.
10 May 2017
Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo have signed a memorandum of understanding for an operational partnership in the latest tie-up between carriers in the challenging air transport market.
08 May 2017
Cargo with Asia-Pacific origins in March helped lift global air cargo markets to their highest levels since 2010.
05 May 2017
Traffic on the Europe-Asia Pacific routes surged 34 percent in the quarter driven partly by “sea freight restraints.”
04 May 2017
Capacity was trimmed by 1.1 percent during the quarter.
03 May 2017
The strong March performance resulted in first-quarter traffic growing nearly 11 percent year-over-year.
27 Apr 2017
Traffic measured in revenue cargo tonne kilometers grew 6.3 percent.
27 Apr 2017
Cargolux posted a sharply reduced profit and lower revenue in 2016.
27 Apr 2017
Japan’s international air cargo trade will rise for the second successive year.