Cargojet adds new South America and Europe freighter operation

Cargojet will begin running its own freighter services between Canada and South America and a second frequency to Europe. Beginning early February, the Canadian operator said that on Fridays and Sundays it will offer a service from Hamilton to Bogota and Lima, via Atlanta. Meanwhile, on Saturdays it will operate a service from Hamilton […]

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PANYNJ takes steps to improve operational issues at JFK Airport

   The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) is enacting a series of interim measures at John F. Kennedy International Airport following the chaos caused at the airport during and after an early January winter storm, PANYNJ Executive Director Rick Cotton revealed Thursday.    The interim measures, developed from working groups with […]

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Port of Antwerp scores 5th record year in a row – LOGISTIK express News

19. Januar 2018 08:19 Beitrag bequem vorlesen lassen: 🔊 Read English text The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row. In 2017 the port handled 223.6 million tonnes of freight, an increase of 4.4% compared with the previous year. The container volume rose in 2017 […]

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Drone Delivery Canada to begin trial of Raven X1400 cargo delivery drone

LBR Staff Writer Published 19 January 2018 Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) is set to begin trial of Raven X1400 cargo delivery drone in the first quarter of this year. Designed to fly up to 60km, Raven X1400 delivery drone can offer pay load capacities of up to 25lbs. Raven X1400 delivery drone has been developed […]

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Deutsche Post DHL Group | Jan 18, 2018: DHL launches Global Trade Barometer, a new and unique leading indicator for world trade

DHL has introduced a new and unique early indicator for the current state and future development of global trade. The DHL Global Trade Barometer is based on large amounts of logistics data that are evaluated with the help of artificial intelligence. Since global trade fuels the world economy, the DHL Global Trade Barometer not only […]

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Port of Charleston sets TEU records in 2017 – DC Velocity

Transportation January 18, 2018 Savannah tapped as entry port for Chilean blueberries. By DC Velocity Staff The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), which owns and operates the Port of Charleston and inland ports in Greer, Georgetown, and Dillon, S.C., said yesterday that the port set an all-time record in 2017 by handling 2.2 million twenty-foot […]

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Sen. Tim Scott blocks all trade nominees until further notice

   Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., is blocking advancement of all trade nominees until U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer more substantively engages with him about trade issues affecting his constituency, Scott said Wednesday at the conclusion of a Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing for nominees to work in Lighthizer’s agency.    While Scott didn’t specify what […]

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Commerce finalizes duties on polyester fiber imports from China, India

   The U.S. Commerce Department has finalized countervailing duty rates that it will assess on imports of fine denier polyester staple fiber from China and India.    The department’s investigations found that exporters from China and India received countervailable subsidies of 41.73 to 47.55 percent and 9.5 to 25.28 percent, respectively. These subsidies are given […]

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Cincinnati airport joins the ton millionaire cargo club

Cincinnati airport (CVG), Amazon’s designated key US airfreight hub, broke the 1m cargo tons barrier in 2017, a 27% increase over full year 2016 and nearly four times the North American average of 7% growth. CVG, which has freighter operator DHL as a major customer, also set a new record for cargo traffic in December […]

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Executive Moves: Seabury Maritime, Hactl and Truckstop.com

Source: Pressmaster/Shutterstock Seabury Maritime PFRA appointed managing director, advisory; Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. selected next chief executive; and Truckstop.com named vice president of small and medium business sales.    Seabury Maritime PFRA (SMPFRA), a division of Seabury Capital LLC, appointed Patrick Bird to serve as managing director, advisory. Bird will be based in […]

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BP picks Hoyer for aviation fuel contract – Logistics Manager

BP has chosen Hoyer to handle transport and logistics services for aviation fuel in the UK. As part of the contract Hoyer will take on responsibility for stock progression, scheduling, despatch and physical delivery of all aviation fuel in the UK. Allan Davison, operations director of Hoyer Petrolog, said: “The contract award builds on the […]

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RFG backs northern transport plan – Logistics Manager

[og_img] The Rail Freight Group has welcomed Transport for the North’s draft Strategic Transport Plan. Executive director Maggie Simpson said: “Transport for the North have recognised that businesses in the north of England want to use more rail for transporting their goods, between ports and consumers and into rail linked warehouses, quarries and production facilities. […]

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Air Partner sees strong second half results for freight in broker division

UK-based aviation services group Air Partner has reported a “good second half” financial year for its broking division, including “strong results in the US and in freight”. In a trading statement ahead of the end of its current financial year on January 31, the company said: “Air Partner is pleased to report that it has […]

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Commerce finds subsidized steel flange imports from China, India

   The U.S. Commerce Department has preliminarily determined that certain U.S. imports of steel flanges receive unfair countervailable subsidies from the Chinese and Indian governments.    According to the department, steel flange exporters in China receive government subsidies of 174.73 percent, while in India these exporters receive government subsidies ranging from 5 percent to 239.61 […]

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Commerce investigates dumped Chinese ribbon imports

   The U.S. Commerce Department has started antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of decorative ribbon imports from China.    Dumping occurs when a foreign company sells its products in the United States at less than fair value, while countervailable subsidies are given by foreign governments to companies based on their export performance or use of […]

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