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RSA National opts for innovative Hermes 5 to ensure high service level at Dubai Air Cargo Terminal

RSA National to take full advantage of the leading Cargo Management System from Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT), called Hermes 5 SaaS (H5), HLT’s managed Cloud H5 variant London, United Kingdom, Thursday 15th November 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies has been selected as the new Cargo Management System (CMS) provider for UAE-based logistics specialist RSA National […]

Agency Sector Management develops contingency plans to meet new Customs Declaration Service delay

Agency Sector Management (ASM) works closely with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to ensure Sequoia is ready for the system’s go-live London, UK, Thursday 8th November – Agency Sector Management (ASM) is working on contingency plans for businesses affected by the new UK’s Customs Declaration Service (CDS) in the wake that a full roll-out of […]

The WACO System grows footprint in Australasia with two new members

International Trade Management (ITM) Pty Ltd, and Pengellys join the exclusive network of independent freight forwarders, The WACO System London, UK, Thursday 8th November 2018 – Independent freight forwarder network The WACO System has expanded its presence in Australasia after appointing two new members, for Australia and New Zealand. Melbourne, Australia-based International Trade Management (ITM) Pty […]

GMR Group selects Hermes Logistics Technologies for Hyderabad International Airport

The implementation of state-of-the-art Hermes technology was completed in just 58 days, and is part of GMR Group’s large-scale upgrade programme London, United Kingdom, Tuesday 6th November 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has welcomed GMR Group to their extensive client portfolio to implement Cargo Management Systems at Hyderabad International Airport (HYD), India. HLT has […]

Digital transformation is the new normal – and more in the TIACA newsletter October 2018

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Cargo iQ welcomes ANA Cargo and CargoXS as new members and calls for transparency in air cargo

The new members join as Cargo iQ debates transparency in the air cargo supply chain at The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA) Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto, Canada Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, 18th October 2018 – Japanese carrier ANA Cargo, and the Netherlands-based IT specialists CargoXS, are the latest organisations to join global air cargo […]

Tigers supports South African wine exports via bespoke solutions for Anthonij Rupert Wyne

The B2B supply chain for Anthonij Rupert Wyne is being streamlined through Tigers’ storage and fulfilment services in Europe and the USA Hong Kong, Tuesday 16th October 2018 – Global logistics specialist Tigers is supporting the export of South African wine to Germany and the USA by streamlining the B2B supply chain for Anthonij Rupert […]

WCA and ASC Associates form strategic partnership

To enhance WCA Pharma’s commitment to GDP compliance Bangkok, Thailand, Friday October 12th 2018 – WCA and ASC Associates Ltd are pleased to announce a strategic partnership designed to enhance WCA’s continuing commitment for compliance and logistical innovation in the Pharmaceutical sector. WCA Pharma selected ASC for its one-day Good Distribution Practice (GDP) training course for […]

Budapest, Hamburg, and Dusseldorf Airports join forces to promote cost-effective gateway for Europe

The cargo-friendly airports will showcase development and restructuring plans at The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto, Canada under the slogan “Connect Differently” Wednesday 10th October 2018 – Budapest (BUD), Düsseldorf (DUS), and Hamburg (HAM) airports have joined forces to promote their cargo operations under the slogan “Connect Differently”. The three […]

Air Cargo Forum 2018 set to host hundreds of business meetings thanks to CargoLinX

TIACA’s online networking tool goes live as Associations representing hundreds of companies announce Board meetings at the 2018 Air Cargo Forum Miami, Florida, USA, Wednesday 10th October 2018 – Hundreds of business meetings are set to take place at next week’s Air Cargo Forum in Toronto, Canada after TIACA went live with its online scheduler […]

North America’s booming rail and inland ports industries to be debated at ACF 2018

Thousands of delegates are to visit hundreds of exhibitors from leading air cargo companies when the 2018 Air Cargo Forum takes place in Toronto next week Miami, Florida, USA, Monday 8th October 2018 – The booming rail freight industry in North America and strong growth in use of inland ports for cargo transport, are just […]

ANTONOV Airlines scoops Cargo Charter Airline of the Year at BACA Excellence Awards

London, UK, Friday 5th October 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines has been named winner of the ‘Cargo Charter Airline of the Year’ at the BACA Excellence Awards event, held this week in London. The 2018 Awards were determined by a panel of international judges, representing many of the key regional and trade associations, as well as […]

GEFCO UK mum-of-two skydives in aid of BBC Children In Need

Coventry, UK, Tuesday 2nd October, 2018 — Mum-of-two Eloise Ottewell, who works at GEFCO UK, has raised GBP1,805 for BBC Children in Need after completing a 13,000-ft skydive in Brackley, Northamptonshire. Ottewell, Human Resources Business Partner at GEFCO UK, was inspired to do a tandem parachute jump after supporting GEFCO UK’s Coventry to Paris cycle challenge, […]

A focus on collaboration at our 2018 Air Cargo Forum — and more on our September 2018 newsletter!

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Robust exhibitor line up unveiled and new seminar steering group announced for Multimodal 2019

Over a hundred exhibitors have already signed up for Multimodal 2019 and a new steering group will formulate next year’s panel and workshop series London, UK, Wednesday 26th September 2018 – Multimodal 2019 is set to welcome hundreds of leading logistics and supply chain companies from across the UK after a robust line up of […]

Cool chain partners must learn to share data to ensure secure pharma deliveries direct to the patient

Delegates at the Cool Chain Association (CCA) conference told to innovate ready for a new normal, which could see drivers also being nurses delivering vaccines Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, 26th September 2018 – Shippers and logistics suppliers must share information to build a more secure and efficient pharma supply chain, delegates at the Cool Chain Association […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT moves fully assembled Liebherr cranes from Ireland to the UK

The shipment caps off more than a dozen projects HANSA HEAVY LIFT has carried out for Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd since 2011  Hamburg, Germany, Tuesday, 25th September 2018 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has successfully transported two fully-assembled ship-to-shore (STS) container gantry cranes for Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd, picking them up in the DSG Terminal, Port of Cork, Ireland, before discharging them at the Port of Hull, UK.   The shipment took place aboard HHL […]

ANTONOV AN-225 flight brings huge payload of emergency aid to Guam hurricane victims

ANTONOV Airline’s AN-225 ‘Mriya’ carried out a round-the-world trip in the period from 9th to 15th September, flying more than 33,000 km London, UK, Monday 24th September 2018 – An ANTONOV-225 flew an emergency mission carrying supplies for the typhoon-hit island of Guam, USA, on 11th September. The flight was organised within hours, once again […]

Budapest Airport starts construction of a new European Gateway for air cargo

The Hungarian hub will expand its handling capacity to further develop its role as the leading gateway in the Central Eastern European region – as cargo throughput continues to grow significantly at the airport Budapest, Hungary, Friday 21st September 2018 – Construction of Budapest Airport’s (BUD) new dedicated freight centre, Cargo City, part of the […]

Meantime Communications celebrates ten-year milestone and works with charity Transaid

The global public relations, design, event, and digital agency is offering more services and expanding its reach London, United Kingdom, Friday 21st September 2018 – Meantime Communications has marked its first decade with a celebration next to its Royal Greenwich, London offices, and announced plans to offer more services. The global public relations, design, digital, […]

Tigers grows China and Malaysia network to serve booming e-commerce market

Tigers expands in China and Malaysia, to serve two of the world’s fastest growing e-tail markets Hong Kong, Friday 21st September 2018 – Global e-commerce fulfilment expert Tigers has opened an office in Suzhou, China, and a new fulfilment centre in Selangor, Malaysia, as part of ongoing expansion plans to serve the region’s booming e-tail […]

Air Charter Service founder Chris Leach welcomed to TIACA’s Hall of Fame

Chris Leach, Founder and Chairman of Air Charter Service Ltd, will be formally inducted into the Hall of Fame at TIACA’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum next month Miami, Florida, USA, Wednesday 19th September 2018 – Chris Leach, Founder and Chairman of global charter company Air Charter Service Ltd, has been welcomed into TIACA’s Hall of […]

TIACA Times Fall 2018 issue is out now with a brand-new look

TIACA Times Fall 2018 issue is out now, and we are excited to unveil a brand-new look for the magazine to reflect the Association’s new mission and vision, which launched earlier this year. This most recent issue will be at our Air Cargo Forum in Toronto, Canada next month, and contains features exploring the e-commerce […]

GEFCO UK cycle team raise over thirty-five thousand pounds for BBC Children In Need

Coventry, UK, Monday, 17th September 2018 — A group of cyclists from GEFCO UK has raised GBP36,273 for BBC Children in Need after cycling 300 miles from Coventry, UK, to Paris, France, in four days. The amount is expected to increase in the coming weeks as the 47 cyclists arrive back at the GEFCO UK Coventry headquarters […]

TIACA crece su alcanze en América Latina después de firmar acuerdo con AMACARGA de México

“Para AMACARGA, la celebración del acuerdo con Tiaca, actualiza el compromiso de los agentes de carga internacionales de México, con el mundo, apoyando el crecimiento y demanda de soluciones logísticas, no solo para nuestra región,” así confirma Gaby Altuzar actual presidente de AMACARGA. AMACARGA será un apoyo de TIACA en Latinoamérica y las dos Asociaciones […]

TIACA grows reach in Latin America after signing agreement with Mexico’s AMACARGA

AMACARGA to champion TIACA across Latin America and the two Associations to cooperate closely on key events and training initiatives Miami, Florida, USA, Wednesday, 12th September 2018 – The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is to work closely with AMACARGA, the Mexican Association of Freight Forwarders, in order to grow the Association’s presence in Latin […]

ASM launches new archiving app to help forwarders manage critical customs data

Agency Sector Management’s new web-based app helps forwarders retrieve critical data from any location and saves on time and costs London, UK, Monday, 10th September 2018 – A new data archiving app will help forwarders stay compliant with the Customs declaration process, as well as saving them on time and costs, after being launched by Agency […]

ANTONOV and Chapman Freeborn aid oil industry’s critical response to oil spills

ANTONOV Airlines works with Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Oil Spill Response Limited to test the airborne transport of a capping stack for the first time London, UK, Monday, 10th September 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines and Chapman Freeborn Airchartering have taken part in a ground-breaking test flight to transport by air, instead of by sea, a […]

Cooperation agreement between EUROCONTROL and SESAR Deployment Manager

Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, 6th September, 2018 – SESAR Deployment Alliance (SDA), acting as SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM), and EUROCONTROL have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set out how they will cooperate on SESAR deployment. SDA is a unique international association of leading airlines, air navigation service providers, and airports mandated by the European Commission […]

Coventry FC winger Jodi Jones and England rugby star Tim Stimpson support GEFCO UK cycle challenge

Coventry, UK, 4th September, 2018 – Jodi Jones, who plays for Coventry City FC, has launched the official kit for the GEFCO UK team who are cycling from Coventry to Paris, France, to raise money for BBC Children in Need. The 20-year-old winger was the star guest at the GEFCO UK Prologis Park headquarters on Saturday […]

The WACO System appoints DIMOTRANS Group as its new member in France

International multimodal transport and logistics company DIMOTRANS Group joins the largest independent freight forwarder network London, UK, Tuesday, 4th September 2018 – Independent freight forwarder network The WACO System has appointed DIMOTRANS Group as its new member for France. Headquartered in Lyon, France, DIMOTRANS Group provides the full suite of logistics services to the fashion, outdoors, wines […]

TIACA backs aviation security and dangerous goods training after joining forces with TSA Group

TIACA to work with TSA Group to support training in aviation security and the transport of dangerous goods for air cargo professionals Miami, Florida, USA, Tuesday, 4th September 2018 – TIACA has thrown its weight behind an extensive training program for air cargo professionals, focused on the transport of dangerous goods and aviation security, after […]

Collaboration and partnerships key to our 2018 Air Cargo Forum this October — and more in TIACA’s August 2018 newsletter!

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GEFCO UK team raise thousands of pounds for BBC Children in Need ahead of Coventry to Paris cycle challenge

A cancer survivor and a father-of-two are among those taking part in a charity cycle ride being organised by transport company GEFCO UK in aid of BBC Children in Need this September. The 50 participants who have signed up for the 300-mile initiative, from GEFCO UK headquarters in Coventry, to Paris, have already raised more […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports giant carousel to the Egina Oil Field off the Nigerian coast

HHL Lagos delivers a 2,200-metric tonne carousel and eight reels transported on deck from the United Kingdom to Nigeria Hamburg, Germany, Tuesday, 21st August 2018 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported a giant carousel together with eight reels, weighing a total of 3,508.7 metric tonnes, from Newcastle, United Kingdom to Lagos, Nigeria destined for the Egina Oil […]

Hermes Logistics Technologies appoints new Head of Products and Services

Jacek Lechocki joins the cargo management systems provider, as it begins work on a native Cloud-developed suite of products London, United Kingdom, Tuesday, 14th August 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has appointed Jacek Lechocki as Head of Products and Services, as it continues to roll out its innovative new version, Hermes 5 (H5), globally. […]

The WACO System member Ace Cargo launches new removal and packaging division in Sri Lanka

Ace Cargo Ltd, The WACO System member for Sri Lanka, launches new packaging, removals, and relocations division for air and sea freight London, UK, Monday, 13th August 2018 – Ace Cargo Ltd, which represents The WACO System in Sri Lanka, has launched a new division to handle packaging, removals, and relocations for air and sea […]

Visit to Portuguese Air Navigation Service Provider (NAV Portugal) modernisation projects shows SESAR deployment in Portugal

Brussels, Belgium, Thursday 9th August, 2018 – Several projects falling under the funding framework of “Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport” were selected by INEA – the European Commission’s (EC) Innovation and Networks Executive Agency – and EC DG MOVE for an official visit on 22 June in Lisbon hosted by NAV Portugal (the Portuguese air […]

WCA Appoints Matthew West to Managing Director of Elite Global Logistics Network

Miami, Florida, Thursday, August 2, 2018 – Elite Global Logistics Network (EGLN) merged with WCA in October of 2017, giving its members access to WCA’s top-tier member benefits and providing WCA members with even more global partnering options. As a result, WCA has appointed Matthew West, WCA director of North America, as EGLN’s managing director. […]

Mixed results at Schiphol Cargo with belly volume up and freighter volume down

Mid-year figures at Schiphol Cargo show an increase in belly cargo, but slot restrictions continue to impact overall volume Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Thursday, 2nd August 2018 – Schiphol Cargo has reported a 2.3 per cent volume increase in belly cargo figures, as China and the US remain the strongest markets, and an extension of the […]

UASL chooses Hermes 5 to optimise delivery of airline services at Santiago Airport

Airlines at the Chilean hub will benefit from fully integrated management tool London, United Kingdom, Wednesday, 1st August 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies has been selected as the new cargo management systems provider for UASL to maximise its air cargo handling and documentation capabilities. Part of the Ultramar Group, Chile-headquartered UASL is a Ground Handling […]

Tigers eShop brings portable cooker retailer Cobb to Hong Kong

Tigers expands its Outdoor and Active Lifestyle vertical, ahead of the global launch of its eShop Hong Kong, Tuesday, 31st July 2018 – Supply chain specialist Tigers is fulfiling portable cooker retailer Cobb’s e-commerce requirements in Hong Kong through its online marketplace, the Tigers eShop. Tigers handles Cobb’s B2C distribution from its e-commerce fulfilment centre […]

Lars Magnusson joins TIACA’s Shippers Advisory Committee – and more in our July 2018 e-newsletter TIACAtalks

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GEFCO UK staff to cycle from Coventry to Paris for BBC Children in Need

Coventry, UK, 27 July, 2018 – A team of cyclists from GEFCO UK are raising money for BBC Children in Need by cycling 300 miles from the company’s UK headquarters in Coventry to the Corporate headquarters in Courbevoie near Paris, France. The group of 52 cyclists made up of colleagues from all over GEFCO UK will take […]

ANTONOV Airlines completes longest succession of AN-225 flights

ANTONOV Airlines delivers giant generators from Chile to Bolivia over 12 consecutive flights for energy project London, United Kingdom, Thursday, 26th July 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines has successfully completed the 12th in the longest succession of AN-225 flights in the aircraft’s commercial operating history. The Ukrainian airline delivered twelve Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) Modules, […]

Members of aviation industry in Europe call for SESAR Deployment Manager lifecycle extension

All 19 members of SESAR Deployment Alliance, representing airports, airlines, and air navigation providers, sign joint letter expressing their commitment to continue their role in deploying SESAR Brussels, Belgium, 25th July 2018 – SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has received a boost after all 19 members of the SESAR Deployment Alliance (SDA), representing airports, airlines, and air […]

SESAR Deployment Manager and European Space Agency sign Memorandum of Cooperation

Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, 19th July 2018 – SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Space Agency (ESA) have today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) marking the start of the collaboration between both organisations. The MoC will see both organisations coordinate over the deployment of the satellite-based communication system (Iris) and SESAR Deployment in Europe. A special focus […]

ANTONOV Airlines UK partnership delivers soaring revenue in 2017

London, United Kingdom, Monday, 16th July 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines, the air transportation division of ANTONOV Company, saw an 81 per cent revenue increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, while January to May figures in 2018 were up 42 per cent, with aerospace being one of the key sectors for the Ukrainian airline. […]

Digital pioneer Lars Magnusson joins TIACA’s Shippers Advisory Committee as new Ericsson representative

TIACA welcomes Lars Magnusson, who brings extensive digitization experience to the Shippers Advisory Committee Miami, Florida, USA, Monday, 16th July 2018 – Supply process development expert Lars Magnusson is joining TIACA’s Shippers Advisory Committee as the new Ericsson Industry and Society representative. TIACA’s Shippers Advisory Committee is made up of representatives from different industries to […]

Air cargo industry must learn to operate like the global defence sector to thrive in modern age

OMX Founder and “Dragon” Nicole Verkindt calls for airfreight to take lessons from the global military sector ahead of her taking part in TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum this October Toronto, Canada, Monday 9th July 2018 – Air freight must revolutionize the way it runs itself, modelled more on the USD1.7 trillion global defence sector, if […]

Tigers German expansion continues as part of global freight growth strategy

Tigers Germany opens new office in Frankfurt, expanding the Group’s footprint ahead of the global launch of its eShop Hong Kong, Monday, 9th July 2018 – Tigers has opened a new office at Frankfurt Airport, Germany to support the Group’s global freight growth strategy, and to act as a gateway for Europe by creating air freight consolidation […]

Businesses across the UK embrace ASM and BIFA roadshow ahead of new Customs declarations system next month

Hundreds of logistics businesses have been attending the ASM and BIFA UK roadshow to get up to speed on the new Customs Declaration Service coming into force this summer London, UK, Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 – Supply chain stakeholders in towns and cities across the country have been flocking to a series of seminars led […]

Young air cargo leaders in Canada to benefit from TIACA’s expanding internship scheme – and more in our June 2018 newsletter!

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Young air cargo leaders in Canada to benefit from TIACA’s expanding internship scheme

TIACA’s Air Cargo Supply Chain Internship will support young professionals in Canada this summer, with backing from Air Canada Cargo Toronto, Canada, Thursday, 28th June 2018 – Young airfreight professionals in Canada are to benefit from TIACA’s expanding Air Cargo Supply Chain Internship this summer, aimed at developing talent and encouraging increased collaboration in the […]

Cool Chain Association Chairman calls for air cargo community to create its own perishables supply chain standard

Industry must collaborate to tackle a disconnected and fragmented chain, where one third of all food produced is wasted Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Thursday 21st June 2018 – The air cargo community should drive its own standard for perishables, without waiting for other groups and agencies to establish them, according to Stavros Evangelakakis, Cool Chain Association (CCA) […]

Investors recover millions of Euro in first few months of new withholding tax reclaiming platform, Protocol

Protocol is helping pension fund investors save millions in withholding tax in its first few months of operation, after being launched by Taxology Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Wednesday, 20th June 2018 – Pension fund investors have recovered more than EUR three million in the first few months of a new automated withholding tax (WHT) recovery platform, […]

Tigers relocates to new Shanghai facility as part of ongoing global expansion

Supply chain specialist Tigers boosts offering to international brands entering China and the APAC region with new dual warehouse Shanghai facility Hong Kong, Thursday, 14th June 2018 – Tigers has relocated to a new facility in Shanghai, China, complete with two warehouses to overcome space restraints in its previous operation and meet growing customer demand. […]

Budapest Airport welcomes Kuehne + Nagel ahead of Cargo City construction

Budapest, Hungary, Monday, 11th June 2018 – Budapest Airport has welcomed Kuehne + Nagel, one of the leading logistics companies worldwide and the market leader in Hungary, to its cargo community, ahead of the construction of Cargo City, a new dedicated freight centre, which will commence this summer. Kuehne + Nagel representatives have leased warehouse […]

Velogic Ltd to represent The WACO System in Madagascar, Mauritius, and Réunion Islands

Velogic will represent islands of Mauritius, Madagascar, and Réunion for independent freight forwarder network The WACO System London, UK, Thursday, 7th June 2018 – The WACO System has appointed Velogic Ltd to represent the exclusive network of independent freight forwarders in the islands of Mauritius, Madagascar, and Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Headquartered in Port […]

Tigers wins Best Logistics Supplier award at Avaya Suppliers Meeting in Singapore

Supply chain group Tigers awarded Best Logistics Supplier ahead of global rollout of its online marketplace eShop Hong Kong, Monday, 4th June 2018 – Tigers has recently been awarded ‘Best Logistics Supplier’ at Avaya’s Annual Suppliers Meeting in Singapore. The Hong-Kong headquartered supply chain specialist, which is launching its eShop across all of its offices worldwide in […]

Emirates Skycargo’s Henrik Ambak elected Cargo iQ Vice Chair as Qatar Airways Cargo and Swissport join the board

Qatar Airways Cargo’s Nadeem Sultan and Hendrik Leyssens from Swissport elected to the Cargo iQ Board Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, 1st June 2018 – Cargo iQ has for the first time welcomed Board members from Qatar Airways Cargo and Swissport, and announced Henrik Ambak, Senior Vice President, Cargo Operations Worldwide, Emirates SkyCargo as its new Vice Chairman. Nadeem Sultan, […]

Active On-Demand helped Ford Motor Company deliver mission critical component to resume production of best-selling vehicles

Swift air and ground transportation and customs documentation support by Active On-Demand helped Ford quickly resume production after fire at a supplier plant London, UK, Thursday 31st May 2018 — Active On-Demand, a Roadrunner Transportation Systems company, is proud to be a mission critical air and ground transportation solutions supplier to Ford Motor Company. After […]

Visit to PANSA ATM modernisation projects showcases SESAR deployment in Poland

Brussels, Belgium, Tuesday 29th May 2018 – A high-profile delegation of transport officials and politicians visited a series of ongoing projects that are helping to modernise Poland’s air traffic management system and synchronising it with the rest of Europe. The projects, which fall under the funding framework of “Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport” were […]

TIACA updates brand identity with fresh logo and website redesigns supporting new vision – and more in our May 2018 newsletter!

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Tigers USA supports customers with new e-Tigers facility in California

Supply chain specialist Tigers opens new office and warehouse complex in Riverside, California ahead of the USA launch of its eShop Hong Kong, Thursday, 24th May 2018 – Tigers USA has opened a new office and warehouse complex in Riverside, California, to provide omni-channel fulfilment to high-end footwear, apparel, and outdoor and active lifestyle customers across […]

Multimodal 2018 community embraces post-Brexit and digital future

Over 9200 supply chain decision makers visited over 300 exhibitors at the UK and Ireland’s leading transport and logistics show this month London UK, Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 – Challenges and opportunities in a post-Brexit logistics landscape, as well as digital supply chain innovation, headed the discussion at Multimodal 2018 this month. The three-day exhibition […]

TIACA updates brand identity with fresh logo and website redesigns supporting new vision

TIACA has adopted a new look underpinning its mission to support and connect every element of the global airfreight supply chain Miami, Florida, USA, Thursday, 17th May 2018 – The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is rolling out a new look with a fresh logo and redesigned websites to underpin its new vision supporting the […]

ANTONOV Airlines transports power plant rotor from Italy to Pakistan

The Ukrainian heavy lift and super heavy lift operator saw a record 139 per cent increase in tonnes of energy cargo carried in 2017 London, UK, Thursday, 17th May, 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines has transported a power plant rotor from Genoa, Italy to Karachi, Pakistan on board one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft. The cargo, […]

Schiphol Cargo marks growth in Chinese, LatAm and African markets in first quarter 2018

Positive growth in Chinese market and extra flower trade from Latin America and Africa boosts results for the first quarter of 2018 Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Monday 14th May 2018 –  Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has seen continued growth in both the China and Latin American markets after its results were revealed for the first quarter of […]

Protocol, a new web-based solution automating global withholding tax recovery, launches in North America

The Protocol platform, developed by fintech start-up Taxology, saves time and costs for pension funds, unlocking withholding tax refunds that are overlooked or otherwise too labour intensive to claim Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Monday, 14th May 2018 – A new web-based solution, called Protocol, which automates global withholding tax (WHT) recovery has launched in the North American market, […]

Budapest, Düsseldorf and Hamburg airports cooperating at Air Cargo China

“Sister airports” offer alternative to cargo hubs / airports present their modern airfreight infrastructures Budapest, Hungary, Monday 14th May 2018 – “Connect differently” is the motto for the joint presence of the Budapest, Düsseldorf, and Hamburg airports at this year’s Air Cargo China trade fair, being held as part of Transport Logistic in Shanghai from 16th to 18th May […]

TIACA and Airports Council International work together to champion air cargo efficiency

TIACA and Airports Council International (ACI) World cooperate on key events to promote collaboration and efficiency in the air cargo supply chain  Miami, Florida, USA, Friday, 11th May 2018 – TIACA will work with Airports Council International (ACI) to help champion collaboration, efficiency, and to promote best practice across the global air cargo industry. The […]

Challenges to world economic growth highlighted at The WACO System’s 2018 AGM

The risks of rising interest rates and protectionism on the world economy debated at The WACO System’s 2018 AGM London, UK, Thursday, 10th May 2018 – Rising protectionism and higher interest rates could very well end up reversing the period of global economic growth the world has enjoyed since the end of the Great Recession, […]

‘Smaller’ companies must prepare now for new Irish Customs border

Birmingham, UK, Thursday, 3rd May 2018 – Coca-Cola estimates Brexit will cost the company as much as EUR 30 million, with its manufacturing plant in the Republic of Ireland, bottling facility in Northern Ireland, and suppliers of packaging and other goods located throughout Europe, all taking a hit. That is according to Tom Thornton, President […]

Common language needed to optimise supply chain performance

Birmingham, UK, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 – The answer to the age-old question of ‘what do shippers want?’ needs to be answered if meaningful Key Performance Indicators (KPI)s are to be produced. Of course, not all shippers want the same thing, so it is important that everyone in the supply chain works together to find […]

Embrace wave of digitisation and disruption or get left behind – Multimodal 2018

Birmingham, UK, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 – Technology providers have urged shippers and freight forwarders to embrace the wave of digitisation and disruption that is sweeping the logistics and supply chain industries, or face “getting squashed”. Speaking during the “Digital disruption – how logistics is changing and what you can do about it” panel on day […]

DP World’s Chris Lewis recognised with FTA Multimodal Personality of the Year 2018

American Airlines Cargo, Howard Tenens, and Malcolm Logistics also scoop awards, as record number of visitors attend Multimodal 2018 on its first day Birmingham, UK, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 – Chris Lewis, Managing Director of DP World UK and Chief Executive Officer of London Gateway, was recognised with Multimodal Personality of the Year at last night’s FTA […]

WCA hires new eCommerce director and opens new China office

In response to growing membership and network demands MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA, May 2 2018 – In response to expanding membership and growing network demands, WCA has opened a new member support office in Shenzhen, China, as well as hiring former DHL eCommerce international trade lane manager Mirja Nissen as co-director of its eCommerce network. “Our […]

Fashion for fast delivery threatens customer satisfaction

Birmingham, UK, Tuesday, 1st May 2018 – Retailers must focus on what customers want, as opposed to keeping up with the trends of same-day and next-day delivery. This was the takeaway from the “Logistics is the new retail” session at this year’s Multimodal event in Birmingham, during which Spiral4’s Owner and Managing Director, Andrew Starkey […]

Aim younger to recruit the 1.2m people needed to drive the logistics industry

Birmingham, UK, Tuesday, 1st May 2018 – Logistics firms and their education advisors are now targeting students as young as 14 in an attempt to create more interest in the profession, as fears intensify of a gaping staff shortfall in the future. Ian Nichol, Head of Logistics at Career Ready, said that the industry is expected […]

TIACA pilots new online Cargo Service Quality Tool for terminals and airports – and more in the TIACA April 2018 newsletter!

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TIACA pilots new online Cargo Service Quality tool for terminals and airports

Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, Asia Airfreight Terminal, and Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) are amongst the first hubs to back the scheme Miami, Florida, USA, Friday, 27th April 2018 – TIACA has launched a pilot of its new online Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) tool, allowing forwarders to rate and review the service quality they […]

WCA endorses FreightSnap Asia – the exclusive distributor of FreightSnap’s products to Asia

Singapore, Thursday, April 26th, 2018 – FreightSnapAsia Ltd. signed an exclusive manufacturing and distribution agreement during WCA’s 10th Annual Worldwide Conference in Singapore, March 5, 2018. The agreement confirms WCA’s official endorsement of FreightSnapAsia – the official distributor of FreightSnap products in the Asia region. “We are very excited about WCA supporting our exclusive distributor throughout Asia […]

ANTONOV COMPANY LANDS WORLD’S LARGEST AIRCRAFT IN BERLIN AND OFFERS ADDITIONAL AIRLIFT SUPPORT TO NATO AND THE EU

Ukrainian state-owned enterprise is ready to continue supporting the SALIS programme Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, 25th April 2018 – The world’s largest aircraft, the AN-225 “Mriya”, landed in Berlin, Germany today, as its Ukrainian owner, ANTONOV Company, announced it is ready to provide additional support to the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) programme with the necessary […]

Nexiot eröffnet neues büro in Deutschland im rahmen seiner wachstumestrategie

Die Nexiot AG, Anbieter einer Plattform für das digitale Logistikmanagement, stellt Personal für die neue Zweigstelle im Hafen von Hamburg ein Zürich, Schweiz, Mittwoch, 25. April 2018 – Die Nexiot AG, führender Anbieter von Lösungen für Supply Chain Digitalisierung und Entwickler der Globehopper End-to-End-Logistikplattform, eröffnete im Zuge ihrer Wachstumspläne ein neues Büro im Hafen von Hamburg. Zur Erweiterung […]

Blockchain and Big Data lead seminar debates at TIACA’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum

Registration is now open, and the seminar line up announced for the three-day exhibition and conference in Toronto, Canada this October Miami, Florida, USA, Friday, 20th April 2018 – The blurring line between logistics and technology services, and the transformational power of Blockchain and Big Data will take center stage at TIACA’s 2018 Air Cargo Forum […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT moves subsea equipment for major oil project off coast of Ghana

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports subsea equipment to help with the development of the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) development off the coast of Ghana Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 18th April 2018 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has moved subsea equipment to assist with the development of the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) Integrated Oil & Gas Development Project […]

WCA Time Critical Network achieves complete validation of all member companies

Miami, Florida, USA Monday, 16th April 2018 – WCA’s Time Critical Network has achieved complete validation of all its network members, aligning members to be even more competitive as specialist movers on the global stage. “This is huge for us and our members,” said Adam McKenna, General Manager (GM) of WCA Time Critical. “It took hard work […]

Smart Cargo Mainport Program highlighted at the 2017 Schiphol Aviation Awards

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Friday, 13th April 2018 – The winners of the Schiphol Aviation Awards were announced last night by Birgit Otto, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, at the Schiphol Centre, Amsterdam. The annual awards ceremony is organised by Schiphol Group to recognise customers and business partners that have made an especially strong […]

Nexiot AG opens new office in Germany as part of ongoing expansion plans

Digital Logistics Management Platform provider Nexiot AG is recruiting staff for its new branch in the Port of Hamburg, Germany Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, 12th April 2018 – Nexiot AG, an enabler of supply chain digitisation which has developed an end-to-end logistics platform, has opened a new office at the Port of Hamburg, Germany, as part of ongoing growth plans. Staff […]

Digital disruption and the impact of Brexit top the agenda at Multimodal

Thought leaders from across the supply chain will share their insight on a changing logistics landscape at the free-to-attend show next month London, UK, Tuesday, 10th April 2018 – Thought leaders from the tech companies and start-ups revolutionising the logistics landscape will share their insight on how to stay ahead in a changing business world at […]

Hermes’ new H5 version goes live at Hanoi Airport ahead of global rollout

ALSC in Hanoi, Vietnam is the first Hermes customer to go live with the innovative new version called Hermes 5 London, United Kingdom, Tuesday, 10th April 2018 – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has gone live with its new Cargo Management System (CMS) version, called Hermes 5 (H5), at ALS Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd (ALSC), Noi […]

UK-Wide Roadshow helps businesses prepare for new Customs Declaration Service

London, UK, Monday 9th April – Three organisations will be running a series of seminars ahead of August’s phased launch of the Customs Declaration System (CDS), the system set to completely replace the existing system for Customs declarations in the UK. Agency Sector Management (ASM), the British International Freight Association (BIFA), and HM Revenue and […]

Network for next generation of logistics leaders to launch at Multimodal 2018

Meantime Communications to launch NextGen Logistics Network at Multimodal, with Peel Ports Group, Heathrow Cargo, and Air Canada pledging support London, UK, Wednesday, 28th March 2018 – The NextGen Logistics Network, a new community of young professionals in logistics and supply chain, will be launched at Multimodal on the 3rd May 2018. Meantime Communications and Multimodal […]

March issue of the TIACA newsletter out now

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WCA hosts record-breaking networking conference for its 10th Annual Worldwide Conference in Singapore

Florida, USA, March 22nd, 2018 – WCA hosted its 10th Annual Worldwide Conference in Singapore, on March 4th – 6th, where more than 2,900 independent freight forwarders met to create new global partnerships and reinforce existing cross-border business arrangements. As a result, more than 100,000 face-to-face, one-on-one meetings were held over three days of powerful, accelerated […]

Bart Pouwels to lead cargo team within new Schiphol aviation department

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Monday, 19th March 2018 – Bart Pouwels, currently Director Business Development Cargo at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, will take on his new role effective 1st April. He will report directly to Head of Aviation Marketing, Cargo, and Customer Experience Maaike van der Windt and lead a team of two additional Cargo Business Development […]

Data sharing platform at Schiphol links critical flower shipment data to Air Waybills

The data sharing portal is part of the Smart Cargo Mainport Program, which aims to make Amsterdam Airport Schiphol the Smartest Airport in Europe Dallas, Texas, USA, Wednesday, 14th March 2018 – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is increasing trust and transparency in the supply chain by linking flower shipment data to Air Waybill numbers at source, part of its Smart […]

Emirates SkyCargo awarded Cargo iQ certification through external audit

Emirates SkyCargo has been awarded its first certification by Cargo iQ since joining the Group in 2016, highlighting its 24/7 Cargo Operations Control Centre in Dubai Dallas, Texas, USA, Wednesday, 14th March 2018 – Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airlines, was presented with its Cargo iQ certification today at the World Cargo Symposium […]

Qatar Airways Cargo and Kuehne + Nagel accredited by Cargo iQ external audit as Menzies joins the group

Qatar Airways Cargo and Kuehne + Nagel receive Cargo iQ accreditation under the Group’s new independent auditors  Dallas, Texas, USA, Tuesday, 13th March 2018 – Qatar Airways Cargo and Kuehne + Nagel both received their continuing certification at the World Cargo Symposium in Dallas, Texas, USA today. Cargo iQ, whose Member Audit and Certification Scheme is […]