Banks to pilot new concept for blockchain-based supply chain finance Dec 14 2017

Rodair International is embracing innovation and looking for creative ways to evolve in a fast-moving industry, as Ian Putzger discovers
(For article source click here)
Read More

Lack of airfreight space drives up "sky high" rates Dec 11 2017

Freight forwarders are continuing to report a lack of cargo space and "sky high rates", while claiming that some shippers are turning to ocean transport to avoid delays.
According to the latest Freightos International Freight Index, the rush in demand for airfreight capacity has not abated, and shippers are turning to ocean shipping as an alternative.
The latest Fr…
Read More

A Christmas Bonus For Carriers as Demand for Air Cargo Capacity 'goes crazy' Dec 04 2017

By Alex Lennane Intense demand for air freight space has led to shippers opting for sea freight as a faster option.
Demand “has gone crazy” said one forwarder, citing a four-to-five-week wait for maindeck capacity from Europe to the US and Mexico.
“I’ve never seen anything like it.”
One source said carriers were turning down expensively priced ‘must ride’ optio…
Read More

Forwarders and shippers caught in the updraught of an air cargo 'perfect storm' Dec 04 2017

By Alex Lennane Forwarders and shippers are “feeling the pain” of a serious lack of air freight capacity in the market as rates soar on some lanes as high as $8.00 per kg.
There is “nowhere to turn”, said one Asia-Europe air freight forwarder, who reported a seven-to-ten-day backlog out of Asia.
“Rates are going sky high – and going up every weekend. It’s about $4 …
Read More

Economy suffering under freight handling disaster at Frankfurt airport Nov 30 2017

Berlin, 24. November 2017
Air cargo customers have to continue to face massive delays at Frankfurt airport. The German Association for Freight Forwarding and Logistics (DSLV) and it is regional association, the Hes-se/Rhineland-Palatinate Association for Freight Forwarding and Logistics (SLV), are calling attention to this fact.
A lack of personnel and …
Read More