Branson Sets Up Virgin Hyperloop One
Oct 12 2017

By MarEx 2017-10-12 18:48:01 Entrepreneur Richard Branson and his Virgin Group have invested in Hyperloop One. Branson will join Hyperloop One’s Board of Directors, with the partnership being named Virgin Hyperloop One. The new company will focus on passenger and mixed-use cargo services. With Virgin Hyperloop One, passengers and cargo will be loaded into a pod, and accelerate gradually vi...
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How autonomous cargo boats could disrupt the massive shipping industry
Oct 11 2017

 New York, NY – A boat with no crew has no need for sleeping quarters, kitchens, or bathrooms, and can devote more of that space to products for transport; crewless shipping boats also don’t incur the costs associated with keeping people at sea for long stretches. Autonomous ships will not only enhance global shipping capacity (lowering transport costs and fuel consumption in the p...
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Press Release: Living Locally - Impacting Globally
Oct 06 2017

Living Locally - Impacting Globally Rodair International’s Leia Pengelley Wins National Contest MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Oct. 6, 2017 - The Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) in partnership with Overseas Containers Forwarding Inc. (OCF) and Habitat for Humanity Canada launched a National Contest for a chance to win a Habitat Global Village Trip. Rodair Intern...
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How luxury cars are flown around the world
Oct 05 2017

Transporting a special-order automobile often involves a measure of cloak-and-dagger for Rodair International Ltd., a Canadian company specializing in freighting high-value goods into North America. "Confidentiality for clients and keeping these vehicles from prying eyes are often paramount," says Jeff Cullen, CEO of Rodair, which celebrated its 25th anniversary this fall. "Many clie...
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Can cargo airlines bypass freight forwarders?
Sep 29 2017

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the head of cargo at one carrier revealed to Air Cargo News that his company is taking steps to prepare for direct engagement with shippers. He pointed to a convergence of factors – chiefly a need for shippers to curtail costs and the evolution of tools that facilitate direct dealings with airlines – as the major drivers of this development.  ...
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