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Swissport awarded IATA CEIV fresh certification for Dar es Salaam International Airport

Swissport Tanzania has been awarded the IATA CEIV Fresh certification for its air cargo logistics at Dar es Salaam (DAR) International Airport

Belgrade Airport transfers air cargo services to Menzies Aviation

Belgrade Airport announces Menzies Aviation has started providing full air cargo services at Nikola Tesla Airport

dnata enhances Dubai cargo operations with autonomous drones

dnata has announced the successful integration of autonomous drones into its cargo operations at DXB and DWC.

Saudia Cargo, WFS/SATS & Cainiao Group kick off cooperation in Liege

Saudia Cargo, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a Member of the SATS Group, and Cainiao Group have officially launched their strategic collaboration

CAAS Magazine

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Winter 2023

The ‘holy grail’ of end-to-end visibility: As cross-border e-commerce volumes continue to grow on a global basis and become an ever-increasing proportion of flown air freight, the sector is continuing to adapt to attract, and accommodate the needs of, customers from that business. Some of the most interesting discussions at this year’s ACHL conference centred around this topic, as highlighted in the ACHL Conference Report (pages 22-40).

As DB Schenker’s Asok Kumar notes, the airport-to-airport portion “is standard”, but for “what happens at the front and the back you need different systems – different kinds of scanning and labelling, down to a level which is more the integrators’ type of business”.

Some air freight carriers and logistics companies have been exploring a ‘hybrid’ model to provide an end-to-end air logistics solution for the thousands of e-retailers around the world, many of them SMEs, who would like to compete with the big players.

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“Emirates Post” Group signs MoU with “SkyGo”

Emirates Post Group (EPG) and SkyGo, an aerial logistics provider, have signed a new agreement to implement drone-powered logistics

Air Cargo Handling and Logistics 2023 conference

‘Ancestor worship’ is preventing industry digitalisation, says ULD Care VP

ULD Care vice president, Bob Rogers, says “ancestor worship” over paper is preventing the air cargo industry from digitalising. In a speech at this year’s Air Cargo Handling & Logistics (ACHL) conference in Athens, Mr Rogers described how a lack of will to go digital is holding the sector back. “The problem”, he said, is

‘More common ground’ in stabilising air cargo market, as volume decline slows in March

Longer-term contracts between shippers and freight forwarders may signal ‘more common ground’ in a stabilising global air cargo market

‘Dark clouds’ hang over a slowing global air cargo market, as demand drops 9% in July

Seasonally adjusted general air cargo market performance data for July 2022 shows a continued slowing down of volume, load factor, capacity, and airfreight rates

‘November volumes in January’ as air cargo load factors produce a positive start to 2021

Exceptional global air cargo load factors in the last two weeks of January saw 2021 begin with an unusual New Year ‘peak season’

‘Boring is good’ as global air cargo market takes another step to recovery

September showed the global air cargo market edging towards a sustainable recovery at the start of the traditional peak season

“CARGY”, the new digital solution partner by Turkish Cargo

Providing air cargo service to 127 countries worldwide, Turkish Cargo’s “CARGY”, the new artificial intelligence robot

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