Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

Freightos

Celebrating the anniversary of this first flight, we’re taking a look at nine most amazing things you should know about air cargo. 1 First air cargo flight: 1910. 2 Craziest air cargo market entry: DHL Express. 3 Largest air cargo plane: Antonov An-225.

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Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends

Freightos

International Air Freight Shipping: Definition. Air cargo is used by global importers and exporters when they need to get goods somewhere rapidly and reliably. While 90% of everything is shipped by ocean, air connects the world faster, cutting China-US freight shipping time from 20-30 days by ocean to only 3 days by air cargo. International air freight and express freight shipments are not the same thing. Why Ship Cargo by Air? Freight Insights

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

Imagine that you own a truck and you receive an order from a soft drink manufacturer in Missouri to transport around 5000 kilograms of freight. Freight Technology Transportation

This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

Talking Logistics

While the stalemate continues in Washington, things keep moving forward in the world of supply chain and logistics. Robinson Strengthens Anti-Cargo Theft Strategy. Is it ironic that the U.S.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

has 5,054 airports, most of which have paved runways long enough to handle large jets and cargo planes. Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22 Cargo transportation in the U.S. has nine container ports, 11 cargo ports and 11 liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals.

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

As reported by The Seattle Times , “Amazon will fly its latest Boeing 767 widebody jet freighter, publicly revealing the new ‘Prime Air’ branded livery of its fast-growing fleet of used cargo planes” at today’s Seafair aerial display over Lake Washington near Seattle.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

The country’s underdeveloped intermodal freight transportation system is consistently outperformed by its faster and better integrated U.S. The move may be risky, but the mega retailer’s play may also be indicative of an emerging trend in North American maritime freight.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Chamber of Commerce to push Trump, Congress to raise the gas tax to fund infrastructure (Washington Post). Drone Delivery Canada Commences Testing its Larger 25lbs Cargo Delivery Drone Named the Raven X1400.

Central Oregon Truck hauls Capitol Christmas Tree

DAT Solutions

Capitol Christmas tree and to represent the great state of Oregon during the tree's journey to Washington, D.C.," Hauling this precious cargo and the joy it brings to Americans across the country will certainly be one of the most memorable loads of my lifetime.".

Chill Pill Has a Whole New Meaning for Pharma Supply Chain

Aera Technology

According to the Washington Post , biologics are being used to treat hemophilia, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, chronic pain and some forms of cancer. marshals after a fuel supplier filed suit against the freight company.”

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

DAT Solutions

TIA is North America's leading association for freight brokers and 3PLs, with more than 1,700 members. Burroughs has 11 years of Congressional affairs experience and serves as the staff liaison on several policy committees that affect freight brokers.

Technology Helping Truckers & City Planners Reduce Traffic

Cerasis

The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018. Now, with modern mapping technology and “mobile data” to share via the cloud with city planners and economic parties, the driverless cars of the future will know when the curbs are theirs for the taking and when they’re reserved for freight shuffling and truck parking. Autonomous cars drop their passengers off at the curb by day, trucks drop off cargo at night. A problem that used to cost Washington, D.C.

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3PL Tax & Money Matters: Found Deductions = Found Money!

Cerasis

If you are a business owner or well-compensated manager or executive, you are probably sending 40 to 50 percent of each additional dollar you earn to our friends in Washington. Well, by golly, let’s turn this freighter (or truck, train or cargo jet) around! appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

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3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

FLEXE , Flexport and Convoy –three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. The speakers cover everything from air and ocean freight to trucking and warehousing.

The Latest: What to Expect in Transportation Regulation

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As we head into the summer, it’s time for an update on some of the important regulatory topics being discussed in Washington and the trade magazines. The Latest: What to Expect in Transportation Regulation.

The Ants Have it Figured Out

Tailwind

​ Looking to move past the obstacles holding your freight business back? Heck with their rafting capabilities they wouldn’t even need to worry about the line ups at the Port, the trucks could just band together and float out to the Ocean freighter and get the cargo.