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Die Nexiot AG hat ihre Serie-B-1-Finanzierungsverhandlungen erfolgreich abgeschlossen. Namhafte Investoren wie die Credit Suisse (SVC) und die Mobiliar Versicherungsgesellschaft unterstützen das Züricher Unternehmen mit weiteren 15 Millionen CHF. Zürich, Schweiz, Mittwoch, 23. Januar 2019 – Die Nexiot AG, ein Anbieter von Lösungen für Supply-Chain-Digitalisierung in der Logistik, ist nach der Sicherung einer Investition von 15 […]

Budapest airport sets new cargo record in 2018 after strong double-digit growth

BUDAPEST AIRPORT SETS NEW CARGO RECORD IN 2018 AFTER STRONG DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH The latest figures represent three years of continual double-digit growth in air cargo at Budapest Airport and exceeds the previous record rate set in 2017 Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday 23rd January, 2019 – Growth in cargo traffic at Budapest Airport (BUD) is accelerating after […]

Multimodal champions young logistics professionals and innovative shippers as FTA Multimodal Awards open for nominations

The 2019 FTA Multimodal Awards are open for nominations and snooker legend Steve Davis, OBE, is announced as the event host London, UK, Wednesday 23rd January 2019 – Nominations and entries for the 2019 FTA Multimodal Awards are open, and snooker legend Steve Davis, OBE, has been announced as the host of the gala event. The […]

Logistics digitisation pioneer Nexiot AG poised for further growth after securing CHF15 million investment

Existing investors including Credit Suisse (SVC) are amongst the companies backing digital supply chain solution provider Nexiot AG Zürich, Switzerland, Tuesday 22nd January 2019 – Nexiot AG, an enabler of logistics digitisation, is poised for further growth after securing a  CHF15 million (USD15.5 million) investment  Round Series B-1. SVC Ltd for Risk Capital for SMEs, […]

Tigers speeds up air cargo exports with screening tech ahead of new security law roll-out in Australia

Tigers Australia has invested in X-ray and detection technology for all air cargo exports, ahead of new security laws being introduced Hong Kong, Thursday 17th January 2019 – Tigers Australia is ready for new nationwide piece-level security requirements for all air cargo export goods after investing in new screening technology to maintain speedy handling in […]

Agency Sector Management moves to calm fears over Brexit chaos at UK’s Port of Dover

Agency Sector Management (ASM) Ltd announces plans in place to deal with exports and imports at the Port of Dover and other roll-on, roll-off ports in the event of a no-deal Brexit London, UK, Tuesday 15th January 2019 – Fears that the Port of Dover, one of the UK’s busiest cargo ports, will face chaos in the event […]

New low-cost eco-friendly ballast water management system Flowsafe allows at-sea installation

The FlowSafe system, designed by Flow Water engineers for the shipping industry, has close to no operational costs Limassol, Cyprus, Monday 14th January 2019 – A new offset carbon neutral ballast water management system called FlowSafe, which can be installed at sea and runs at close to zero costs, has been designed by marine engineering firm […]

Innovation, digitisation and lessons from the disruptors will top the conference agenda at AntwerpXL

Breakbulk decision makers from across the globe will network, conduct business, and learn from the experts at AntwerpXL – the event dedicated to the logistics of breakbulk, RoRo, and heavy lift, in association with the Port of Antwerp ANTWERP, BELGIUM, Thursday 10th January 2019 – Innovation, digitisation, and lessons from the disruptors will top the agenda […]

ANTONOV Airlines completes 23 flights in under a month to help rebuild hurricane-stricken Saipan working with Air Partner plc

The Ukrainian airline transports relief supplies and other equipment to support the Western Pacific island Saipan following devastation left by Super Typhoon Yutu London, UK, Wednesday 9th January 2019 – ANTONOV Airlines has carried out 23 flights in under a month to aid with the reconstruction of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands, which was […]

Phase one of Hermes 5 implementation completed at Luxembourg Airport

The system will provide operational enhancements and data analysis to one of the world’s busiest cargo hubs London, United Kingdom, Tuesday, 8th January 2019 – The first phase of the implementation of Hermes 5 (H5) Cargo Management System (CMS) has been successfully completed at Luxembourg Airport. The H5 system was customised for LuxairCARGO, one of […]

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol supports sustainability in the shipment of flowers through the Ideal Flowerbox

AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL SUPPORTS SUSTAINABILITY IN THE SHIPMENT OF FLOWERS THROUGH THE IDEAL FLOWERBOX The Holland Flower Alliance moves to phase two of the Ideal Flowerbox project after a successful trial on the Nairobi, Africa to Amsterdam, Netherlands, route Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Wednesday, 19th December 2018 – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is supporting the Holland Flower […]

Tigers sponsors Discover Urjaa Charitable Trust in India to help empower and educate children

The Mumbai, India, branch of global logistics specialists Tigers established the Trust to help disadvantaged children through education and training Hong Kong, Monday, 17th December 2018 – Tigers is helping to empower and educate children in India by sponsoring the Discover Urjaa Charitable Trust – a charity focused on helping disadvantaged children discover their potential […]

Budapest Airport maps out new China growth strategy and plans additional Asia routes in 2019

New freighter and belly cargo flights to China and enhanced e-commerce capabilities form a new growth strategy for Budapest Airport trade with Asia Budapest, Hungary, Monday, 17th December 2018 – Budapest Airport (BUD) has unveiled an ambitious new growth strategy for Asia that is to launch in the new year, and includes additional direct freighter […]

ANTONOV Airlines scoops Air Freight Operator of the Year at 2018 FTA Logistics Awards

London, UK, Friday 14th December 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines has been named Air Freight Operator of the Year in the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA)’s 2018 FTA Logistics Awards. The Ukraine-based heavy lift carrier was commended for demonstrating industry leadership and excellence in the global air cargo sector upon receiving the accolade, last night at a […]

Cargolux and Panalpina win Q Rally challenge using Cargo iQ data to drive quality in Luxembourg

Cargo iQ’s Quality Rally, or Q Rally, is a new initiative for members to showcase operational improvements collaboratively developed, using data gathered by the Group Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, 13th December 2018 – Cargolux and Panalpina worked together to boost data quality and performance at Luxembourg Airport as part of Cargo iQ’s Q Rally and won […]

Coyne Airways appoints Tristan Koch as Managing Director as part of ongoing expansion plans

Koch will join the management team in the New Year to support the all-cargo carrier’s global expansion plans London, UK, Tuesday 11th December 2018 – Coyne Airways today announced that Tristan Koch will be joining the airline in January 2019 as its new Managing Director, as part of ongoing global expansion plans. Based in London, […]

TIACA and Air Cargo Belgium launch masterclass on digitization and data sharing as catalysts for growth

The two-day course takes place next month at Brussels Airport and offers insight into the latest technological trends and developments in air cargo Miami, Florida, USA, Friday, December 7th 2018 – TIACA and Air Cargo Belgium, the community organisation at Brussels Airport, have teamed up to offer a masterclass next month exploring how the air […]

Transport industry press celebrated and fairplay legacy honoured at Seahorse Journalist Awards 2018

Journalists from across the transport and logistics industry rewarded for outstanding articles and closing maritime trade magazine Fairplay honoured at the Seahorse Journalist Awards London, UK, Thursday, 6th December 2018 – Journalists, editors, and magazines from across the transport and logistics industry were celebrated for outstanding articles and campaigns at the annual Seahorse Journalist Awards […]

Kenya Airports Authority adopts TIACA’s new Cargo Service Quality tool in drive to improve standards

Kenya’s Airport Authority prepares for nationwide adoption of TIACA’s new online Cargo Service Quality tool by mid-2019 Miami, Florida, USA, Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 – Kenya is set to become the first country in the world to adopt TIACA’s new Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) tool nationwide, in a bid to improve standards at all airports […]

ANTONOV Airlines transports Taylor Swift concert equipment across Australia, New Zealand, and Japan

Two ANTONOV AN-124-100 “Ruslan” aircraft flew staging equipment for the singer’s Reputation Stadium Tour between airports in Australia, New Zealand, and Japan London, UK, Monday 3rd December 2018 – ANTONOV Airlines transported stage and concert equipment for US pop-star Taylor Swift, from Brisbane, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand, and then on to Narita airport in […]

Strengthening collaboration and air cargo growth in Africa – and more on the November 2018 TIACA Talks issue!

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Tigers launches SmartHub:Connect – a single freight e-commerce and logistics platform with live quote engine

SmartHub:Connect delivers a ready-made Brexit solution and links customers to e-commerce services,  from Amazon to WooCommerce London, United Kingdom, Thursday 29th November 2018 – Tigers has launched SmartHub:Connect, the world’s first combined freight, e-commerce, and logistics portal. The Cloud-based platform gives customers end-to-end visibility of the supply chain globally, from transport, to e-commerce fulfilment and, […]

GEFCO UK smashes Coventry to Paris Cycle Challenge target by raising GBP50,000 for BBC Children in Need

Coventry, UK, Thursday 29th November 2018 – A group of 47 cyclists from GEFCO UK has smashed their fundraising target of GBP50,000 after successfully cycling 300 miles from Coventry to Paris for BBC Children in Need. Several members from the GEFCO UK cycling team joined the BBC Midlands Today team at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre for […]

New disruptive technology to sooth Brexit headache and create a new normal tops Multimodal’s 2019 agenda

More than 9,000 delegates and over 300 exhibitors are expected to attend the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics and transport show in June next year  London, UK, Thursday 22nd November 2018 – The challenges, opportunities, and new technological solutions facing businesses across the supply chain post-Brexit will take centre stage at Multimodal 2019, which takes […]

Budapest Airport continues double-digit cargo growth rate and sets new records

Budapest Airport continues strong growth trajectory for air cargo flown through the hub, as construction progresses on its new Cargo City development Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday 20th November 2018 – Budapest Airport (BUD) is celebrating a new all-time-high record after processing a total of 13,313 tonnes of airfreight at the Hungarian hub last month, its largest […]

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 […]