Transpac fears as pressure on spot rates hardens, but Asia-Europe is calmer

Container spot rates on the transpacific tradelane softened again this week, carriers losing all the November GRI gains – and more.
According to today’s Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI), the rate for Asia to the US west coast plunged 12.2% to $1,097 per 40ft, after shedding 11.5% and 8.9% in the past two weeks.
And on routes to ports on the US east coast, the downward pressure continued, but was less intense: spot rates declined 6.7% ...

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Pilots put brakes on Air Canada-Cargojet freighter partnership

Air Canada and Cargojet will conclude their freighter partnership at the end of the year because of pilot concerns over the deal.
The carriers have operated a scheduled freighter service to and from from Mexico, Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta, Bogota, Lima and Frankfurt in an arrangement which had appeared to go well for both airlines and had been expanded.
The airlines first signed an agreement to cooperate and explore synergies almost exactly four years ago, ...

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Damco increases its footprint to keep pace with growth in Myanmar

Damco has increased its warehousing capacity in Myanmar with a new 10,000sq metre facility in Yangon.
And in Cambodia, the 3PL has moved to a larger head office, in Phnom Penh, having enjoyed double-digit growth there this year.
Officially opened last week, the Damco Myanmar Logistics Center will primarily support the sourcing operations of fashion and retail customers operating in the Indochina region.
According to Marco Civardi, managing director of Damco Vietnam, Cambodia and ...

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The complete package: Black Friday and Christmas logistics

Black Friday: the best time of year to buy an electric toothbrush, and as we sit safely at home buying heavily discounted stuff, couriers come under increasing pressure to deliver in a timely, efficient manner. Between now and Christmas, billions of pounds in the UK alone are expected to spent, providing those couriers with roughly a quarter of a billion packages to deliver. To see what that means in practice (aside from ...

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Neil Grant-Hunter quits Air Canada after 30 years to join Swissport

Neil Grant-Hunter has left Air Canada after 30 years and joined Swissport USA as general manager for cargo in Boston, Massachusetts.
Mr Grant-Hunter began his freight career as a cargo station attendant for Air Canada at Heathrow, in 1987, after a six-year stint in the British Army. He moved through various jobs at the airline, before becoming manager cargo sales UK in 2003, then adding the Benelux countries to his remit, before ending ...

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Lars Jokumsen takes over DSV shortsea operations

DSV Air & Sea UK has appointed Lars Jokumsen to manage its newly launched shortsea services.
Mr Jokumsen has moved from his position as commercial manager for DSV’s Global Transport and Logistics unit, a post he has held since joining the company in 2015.
Prior to that, he had worked for Shipco Transport, starting his logistics career with the company in 2011 as a shipping trainee.
He believes DSV’s new shortsea product will offer ...

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Ex-trucker has some questions on Tesla’s Semi

Blog platform engadget has run an interesting post from a truck driver on the recently unveiled Tesla Semi – beginning with its strange cab design that puts the driver’s seat in the centre. “The central seating position hampers my commanding view when I need that view most: when I back up. For any backing manoeuver, I watch both sides of the trailer in my mirrors to make sure I don’t clobber anything, ...

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MSC eyes stake in Russian cargo major Transcontainer

Interesting news coming out of Russia suggests that the famously guarded MSC is looking to buy into Russian intermodal operator Transcontainer, as the Kremlin prepares to sell Russian Railways’ stake in the box operation. Russian business newspaper Kommersant claims that steel tycoon Vladimir Lisin, whose business interests include a stake in a St Petersburg box terminal in which MSC is its co-shareholder. MSC’s possible involvement is allegedly being used as ...

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Menzies Aviation acquires Farnair Handling

Airport services specialist Menzies Aviation has acquired FARNAIR Handling, a Budapest-based Cargo-handler, from ASL.
FARNAIR Handling, which was founded in 2004, provides complete cargo warehouse and ramp handling services on BUD Airport including complete security, customs agency and transportation activities. In 2016, it handled more than 19600 tonnes of Cargo on behalf of various airline and GSA & Road Feeder Services customers.

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Bolloré Logistics-Oro partnership launches order-to-delivery b2b e-commerce platforms

International transport and logistics leader Bolloré Logistics has partnered with Oro Inc. in a global venture offering clients one-stop B2B e-commerce sales and processing service. The innovation creates an enhanced means for multichannel retailers to do business with customer companies, and simplifies and speeds order preparation, handling and delivery procedures orchestrated by Bolloré Logistics.

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AirBridgeCargo Airlines and Sky Fresh® have inked a Service Level Agreement on digital procedures for transportation of time and temperature sensitive shipments, most notable pharmaceutical, to keep pace with the latest industry technologies and guarantee 24/7 traceability for its customers worldwide. 

AirBridgeCargo earned Sky Fresh® support to improve service quality of temperature sensitive cargo transportation

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24 NOV 2017
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Happy Thanksgiving!

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23 NOV 2017
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Winter Timetable from European Airports - Aeroflot EU

Winter Timetable from European Airports - Aeroflot EU

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22 NOV 2017
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DE,AT,CH,NL,BE,IT,ES,FR,PT
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Following AirBridgeCargo Airlines LLC (RU) previous notifications in regard to a new Fuel Surcharge mechanism implementation and to reflect equal treatment to all of our customers please be advised about the following Fuel Surcharge mechanism for all North America (USA & Canada) export shipments

NOTICE OF NEW FUEL SURCHARGE MECHANISM

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20 NOV 2017
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ORD,NAmer
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Wings: Premium OBC Services

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21 NOV 2017
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Cargo Office in Riga, Latvia temporarily closed from November 18th until November 26th 2017

Cargo Office in Riga, Latvia temporarily closed

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19 NOV 2017
General
EE,LV,LT
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October, 17th – AirBridgeCargo airlines delivered twenty-eight shiny-new Maserati vehicles for its customers on board one of its B747 from Milan to Tokyo. 

AirBridgeCargo provided dedicated lift for 28 Maserati GranTurismo cars

AirBridgeCargo Airlines
16 NOV 2017
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Wings: Tracking and Tracing made easy

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16 NOV 2017
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Main deck capacities available on MNG to Istanbul and beyond destinations

Main deck capacities available on MNG

Skyline Air Services
16 NOV 2017
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DE
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On Thursday 16th of November you may reach us on our temporarily phone numbers
between 0900-1000 in the morning for our office and Airlines.

IAS temporarily phone numbers

Inter Aviation Services BV
15 NOV 2017
General
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Wings: Your emergency response solution

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15 NOV 2017
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SAS Cargo are promoting their Helsinki service, we have multi-daily services via CPH, ARN, SVG and OSL with same-day connections.
For a copy of our promotional rates and/or any additional information please contact AIA Cargo on the below:
sales@aiacargo.com
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0203 432 7810

SAS Cargo, UK-Helsinki Promotional Rates

Airbridge International Agencies
14 NOV 2017
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We carry Lithium Ion Batteries/Cells (UN3480) in full compliance with the applicable IATA
regulations.

We have solutions for the transport of your lithium batteries!

Cargolux Airlines International S.A.
14 NOV 2017
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regulations.

We have solutions for the transport of your lithium batteries!

Cargolux Airlines International S.A.
14 NOV 2017
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HK
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CargoLogicAir is now operating scheduled flights from Stansted to Mexico via Atlanta. 
Check our flight schedule for more information. 

Now Operating: UK - Mexico via Atlanta

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13 NOV 2017
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Time critical consignment in the aerospace industry?

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09 NOV 2017
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ATC Aviation Services appointed as new Cargo GSA for ACG in Germany.

ATC Aviation Services AG - Air Cargo Global

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08 NOV 2017
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Route: DE - CAI,CAN,BKK,KWI,DMM
EGYPTAIR: Additional freighter CGN-CAI - day 4

EGYPTAIR: Additional freighter CGN-CAI - day 4

Skyline Air Services
08 NOV 2017
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Express Air Cargo: Maindeck capacities available to Malta!

Express Air Cargo: Maindeck capacities to MLA

Skyline Air Services
08 NOV 2017
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AIA is pleased to offer an additional flight to Hong Kong this weekend departing from Hahn on 11th November 2017. Call for further details and rates. 0203 432 7810 , email sales@aiacargo.com

HKG - Extra B747 Freighter

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07 NOV 2017
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