'Persistently weak cargo demand' for Air France-KLM

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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. There are worrisome economic signals coming from Europe as airports and airlines across the continent report dismal February volumes.


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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.

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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China’s COVID-19 Vaccines to Benefit Africa

Logistics Trends and Insights

For example, Turkish Cargo transported the Covid-19 vaccines from China to Brazil and AirBridgeCargo Airlines , in partnership with UPS/Marken also transported COVID-19 vaccines from Beijing. In terms of overall air cargo volumes, Africa and the Middle East air cargo carriers are improving.

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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Trane Technologies’ Digital Simulation Journey

DELMIA Quintiq

Trane Technologies is addressing climate change by improving the way the world heats and cools indoor environments, as well as how refrigerated cargo is transported. AME Group Leading the Way. Trane Technologies is a global climate innovator.

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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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Doing Our Part To Help Logistics Companies Adapt to COVID-19


Meanwhile, massive passenger airline restrictions dramatically reduced air cargo capacity, sending rates through the roof. WebCargo Sky , the world’s largest air cargo platform for live pricing, capacity assessment, and eBooking from global airlines. WebCargo Sky is a free platform for IATA-accredited freight forwarders which provides instant air cargo pricing across 370+ airlines.

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

The need to know


M&S branch in France says post-Brexit rules disrupt ready-meal supplies. Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine, fresh off European approval on Wednesday, must make a long, continent-crossing journey from the Swiss Alps to Spain, France and Belgium before final delivery to the EU’s 27 countries.

Doing Business in Italy


Border countries include Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland. Italy has more than 129 airports, the bulk of which can handle cargo. Primary export partners were Germany, France, US, Spain, UK and Switzerland.

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The need to know


Anti-Amazon campaigners in France team up to say 'non' to firm’s expansion. France to launch 'railway highways' in push for greener economy. Rival air cargo booking platforms expand to keep pace with demand [The Loadstar].

Doing Business in Turkey


Turkey has 91 airports with paved runways, many of which are capable of handling jets and cargo planes. Turkey’s merchant marine boasts 1,234 vessels, including 57 bulk carriers, 54 container ships, 363 general cargo ships, 124 oil tankers and 636 other vessels.

UK ports in disarray and trade at risk


The port has been hit by major delays and has been one of the worst performing in 2020 when it comes to quickly turning around ships and moving cargo out of the port efficiently.

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. We have exciting news at Freightos – we’re proud to announce that we’ve acquired WebCargoNet , a leading logistics technology provider.

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


The project will begin with an initial study on connecting a cargo-based Hyperloop system from an HHLA container terminal to container yards located further inland, thereby expanding the port's capacity, while reducing congestion within the port and city area, and lowering the carbon footprint of the port. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, HyperloopTT has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE; Bratislava, Slovakia; Toulouse, France; Contagem, Brazil; and Barcelona, Spain.

The state of supply chains: Pharma and the vaccine race part two


Enrica Calonghi, Head of Pharmaceutical Logistics at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo), agreed that Covid-19 vaccine distribution is going to be “one more challenge for airfreight” which is why the carrier has established a taskforce for the job. “We

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. This past Monday, “truck drivers from three companies at the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach began a 36-hour strike…and Port of Oakland truckers have threatened to walk out next week,” according to an article in Cargo Business News.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world. billion (2019) Headquarters: Levallois-Perret, France CEO: Alain Picard 12.

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. In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.

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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. At present, the choke points tend to be where existing border controls—in the United Kingdom and France, for instance—have been tightened owing to the influx of migrants.

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.

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.

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 It serves both B2B and B2C customers in the United Kingdom, Spain and France. My wife and I visited my fourth grade son’s class this morning to see the work they’ve done the past few weeks.

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. . Physical attacks against the supply chain, such as arsons, bombings, or armed assaults create direct disruption and often result in the destruction or loss of transported cargo. For example, in India, cargo throughput has increased sharply over the past decade, with air freight volume alone increasing by nearly 120%.

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. It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. The Netherlands was one of the founding countries of both the EU and NATO, showing that it is a nation of progressive and forward-thinking people.

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. But the big liners have invested way too much to sideline them and with the scrapped sailings, cargo owners will have to adjust to slower and less efficient service

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 3.11-3.15

Aborn and Co.

British Navy saves 27 aboard doomed cargo ship. Monday, a blaze ignited on the MV Grande America 205 miles off the coast of Brest, France. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Kenneth Wagers exits XPO after COO role eliminated.

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.

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. In response to the constraints on belly capacity, outbound cargo-only flights from China are increasing and are above 2019 levels. Cargo airports in Europe have been significantly affected by belly capacity losses due to flight bans.

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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. Belgium has 41 airports, 26 of which have paved runways and six of which can handle large cargo aircraft. Germany accounts for 16 percent of Belgium’s exports; France for 14.9 percent, France 9.5

The need to know


Carrefour, Google to launch voice grocery shopping service in France. Carrefour and Google said on Tuesday they were launching a voice-based grocery shopping service in France as part of the French retailer’s ambition to accelerate its expansion into food e-commerce. Cargo ship calls at Singapore hub plummet to 27-year low, marine fuel sales fall. . The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

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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. The drone’s cargo was typically either sporting goods or urgently needed medicines and it arrived at the Alm station within just eight minutes of take-off.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 2.25-3.1

Aborn and Co.

The carriers who serve their customers with real-time data via api are CMA CGM, Maersk, MSC, Air France, KLM Cargo, Delta Cargo, and Lufthansa. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. 2018 capacity crisis delivered record carrier profits.