'Persistently weak cargo demand' for Air France-KLM

Logistics Middle East

Reduced freighter capacity, cargo traffic & cargo demand for airline

Is the European Air Cargo Market Cause for Worry?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Coupled with declines in new orders, and new export orders from the largest European economies (France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom), recession fears are growing. Air Cargo air freight Europe Air freightBy Cathy Morrow Roberson.

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Air Cargo’s Digital Lag And The Airlines Fixing It


It’s hardly news that cargo airline digitalization lags. One explanation for the lag is the relative influence of cargo businesses to the airline’s passenger business. Since the cargo division typically makes up just 9% of airline revenues , they are often overlooked for much-needed capital investment. But Chris Bohn, Product Owner Quote & Book at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, sees a change. Some airlines still fly planes built in the 1970s.

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AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo


Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. He said, "AIT has many customers in the UK with consistently high cargo volume and the company's aspiration to expand there has intensified in recent years.

5 Reasons Why Carriers Are Customer-Obsessed


In their words: “freight made personal” waves proudly on Air France KLM Martinair Cargo ’s banner. “We They began sponsoring innovation, like Lufthansa Cargo’s engagement with accelerator, Plug and Play.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Une start-up suisse.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Une start-up suisse spécialisée dans la logistique de transport lève 1,35 million de francs. Arviem, une start-up zougoise spécialisée dans les services de monitoring pour le transport cargo a bouclé un tour d’investissement d’1,35 million. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

En route it passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving at the Abroñigal freight terminal in Madrid. It consisted of 30 containers carrying 1,400 tonnes of cargo – mostly toys, stationery and other items for sale over Christmas across Europe. It is also Spain’s third largest source of imports, after Germany and France. However, the cargo had to be transferred three times during the journey as a result of incompatible rail gauges.

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Virgin Atlantic flies motorsports cars to Le Mans race

Logistics Middle East

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and first-air help Corvette Racing get ready for the '24 Hours of Le Mans' endurance race in France

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos


Following a successful pilot in France, forwarders can now send booking requests directly from their pricing platform. They picked up the World Air Cargo award ‘Best IT for the Industry’ category, the last two years running. Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture


Initially, the construction of a transfer station for testing purposes at a HHLA terminal in Hamburg is planned, including an initial 100 meter cargo route along with a special freight capsule and loading dock.

Megaships Proving a Drag on Ocean Carriers in Trade Downturn

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Rodolphe Saadé, chief executive of France’s CMA CGM SA, said in a video message Thursday that global trade will change after the pandemic recedes, with production spreading out to more countries, giving rise to more regional trade.

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). The functionality accounts for all applicable national tolls in France, Germany, Austria and Slovakia. Yesterday morning, I stood at my kitchen window and watched leaves fall from the trees.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play


Across twenty additional countries, Amazon’s other centers are predominantly focused on fulfillment and delivery stations while some countries, like Italy, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Singapore, and Japan also have Prime delivery facilities.

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Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis


Probably the most notable outcome from a logistics standpoint has occurred in Calais, France, where trucks headed for the Channel Tunnel to the United Kingdom were being boarded by migrants. million trucks in both directions between France and the United Kingdom last year.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships, Volumes Grow (WSJ – sub. The press release contains a lot of details, but here are some highlights: Headquartered in Lyon, France, Norbert Dentressangle has 662 locations and approximately 42,350 employees…and had €5.1

Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

The variety of attacks include targeting the oil infrastructure, hijacking and cargo theft through to contraband smuggling, extortion and kidnapping schemes. . In 2016 a total of 346 attacks took place, against a wider range of industries and modes of transport than in any other year.

Doing Business in the Netherlands


The Netherlands has a total of 29 airports, five of which are considered major airports, and two of which have paved runways capable of handling cargo planes. France and Italy. The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network


The shipper, beneficial cargo owner, freight forwarder and logistics service provider communities derive value from a larger combined network and new end-to-end solutions that improve operational efficiency, reduce inventories and deliver efficient logistics operations. Avantida’s platform currently serves Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Poland and Spain. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

Hankyu Hanshin Express Deploys Kewill Global Forwarding in Belgium

BluJay Solutions

Phase two occurred in 2014 with Kewill Global Forwarding being put into use in the UK, and France followed in 2015. The multimodal freight forwarding solution offers quick and easy access to critical shipment information and provides visibility of cargo throughout the shipment cycle. Hankyu Hanshin Express is a global provider of air cargo, sea, logistics and customs clearance services, ensuring the smooth handling of small parcels to heavy cargo.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The company also announced that it has raised $80 million in Series B financing from various investors, including France’s national rail company, SNCF, and GE Ventures.

Doing Business in Belgium


Belgium is bordered by France, Germany, Luxembourg and Netherlands, and has a robust shipping infrastructure including multiple ports, making it a perfect location for trade both within the EU and with other geographic regions. percent, France 9.5

First In Flight, Last in Drones: Regulation Hampers US Innovation


Compare that to France, one of the most liberal countries when it comes to drone regulation, where 1,600 different companies have obtained a commercial drone operation license using the country’s standardized regulatory pathway. Amazon and Others Pioneer the Future of Commercial Drone Use.

Eco-Responsible Rail-Freight

Global Trade Management

In one of our previous blog articles, we already mentioned the arviem capability of carbon-foot print analysis based on real-time cargo monitoring data. Real-time cargo monitoring could provide the relevant information and help to select areas of improvement. A Senate report assessed that the lone cost of pollution due to particle emissions for France accounted for more than 100 billion euros every year.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Zara also works with Air France, KLM Cargo and Emirates Air in order that they can coordinate directly with the airlines to make the outbound shipments to its stores and bring back some raw materials and semi-finished materials with return legs.

How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Ports in the United States, The Netherlands, Britain, France, and elsewhere have reported a drop in cargo volumes ranging from around 5 percent in January to an estimated 25 percent in February.

Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS?


For example, in France a full 70% of FCL quotes include weights, but in the Netherlands it’s only 20%. That is, for shippers that already weigh cargo, the only direct change will be paperwork. Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS?

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Christoph Seitz is the Co-Owner of CFR Rinkens , a global leader in the shipping of commercial cargo, specializing in the containerized shipping of motor vehicles. Air France, KLM and a few others are leading the way here with per-flight pricing in some select markets.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

logistics are in a remarkable period of expansion,” said CBER Director Michael Hicks, George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business Research. . Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. by cargo.

Freight Rates Drop as Overcapacity Continues to Rise

GTG Technology Group

The standard container cargo measure is in 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs). In France, CMA CGM bought APL’s parent company Neptune Orient Lines. Container Shipping Overcapacity Expected to Increase. The container overcapacity that has caused international shipping rates to plummet is forecast to continue through the fourth quarter and into next year. A slump in demand combined with abundant fleets and plenty of available capacity has already driven massive consolidation.

How Shippers Can Use Data Visualization to Succeed in a Carriers’ Market

Talking Logistics

Shippers can use visualization to depict how optimized cargo space saves on deliveries in the long term, or how allowing carriers to optimize their schedules saves them travel time, then create data visualizations for internal use that present how carriers’ increased profit also increases their own.

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Why We Purchased APC Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It’s true we can access information about happenings halfway across the world with the click of a mouse, but transporting cargo more than 10,000 miles from Paris, France, to Sydney, Australia, still takes smart people, advanced technology, and the right processes.