Tag: digitalisation

World Cargo Symposium 2024: Brendan Sullivan’s speech in full

At the 18th World Cargo Symposium this year in Hong Kong, IATA's global head of cargo Brendan Sullivan emphasised the importance of driving the industry forward through digitalisation, safety and compliance and net zero initiatives. This is his speech in full:  We are all connected to an industr...

dnata enhances Dubai cargo operations with autonomous drones

dnata enhances Dubai cargo operations with autonomous drones

dnata has announced the successful integration of autonomous drones into its cargo operations in Dubai. The cargo handler said this "strategic" initiative has "significantly" enhanced operational efficiencies at its Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) facilities - delivering "...

Fraport and DAKOSY partner up to establish new, digital cargo community system

Fraport and software provider DAKOSY have announced a new joint venture to establish, operate and develop its Cargo Community System for air freight transport. The coalition will further develop with 'allivate', a platform which aims to digitalise air cargo processes both at Frankfurt Airport and...

Qatar Airways Cargo expands the implementation of WebCargo

Qatar Airways Cargo announces the further rollout of third-party eBooking platform, WebCargo by Freightos across the rest of the world, effective 23 August 2021. Forwarders in the carrier’s worldwide network will be able to place eBookings from both, its online and offline origins with access ...

Digitalisation a reality for small and large logistics providers

Digitalisation has moved beyond the experimentation phase and is now delivering real results to logistics companies who have embraced it, Lars Jensen, founder of SeaIntelligence Consulting, told delegates at WACO’s Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in Bangkok, Thailand. “Digital and IT too...

Sinoair partners with WebCargo by Freightos for e-booking platform

Sinotrans Global E-commerce Logistics (Sinoair) has partnered with WebCargo by Freightos to become Asia’s first direct to customer air cargo e-booking platform. Sinoair, is one of Asia’s largest air freight forwarders, and said it aims to accelerate e-booking with WebCargo by Freightos. S...

DHL launches digital freight platform Saloodo! in UAE

Deutsche Post DHL Group said following the successful launch of logistics start-up Saloodo! in Europe two years ago it is taking another important step by expanding its digital freight platform to United Arab Emirates. From there, Saloodo! - a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group - plans to ser...

Freight Forwarders need to stop focussing on pricing and embrace digitalisation

Freight forwarders need to embrace digitalisation or get left behind, said Lars Jensen, founder of SeaIntelligence Consulting, at The WACO System’s recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Limassol (Cyprus). In his keynote speech, Jensen (pictured above) told WACO members: “Digitalisation is so...

Saudia to digitalise ULD fleet with Unilode

Saudi Arabian Airlines and cargo arm Saudia Cargo are moving to the next phase of their collaboration with unit load device (ULD) outsourcing company Unilode Aviation Solutions by going digital with ULDs. Unilode will be rolling out its state-of-the-art ULD digitalisation programme, which it said "...

Delta Cargo pushes digitalisation through self-service iPad kiosks

Delta Cargo has launched self-service iPad kiosks in Atlanta and Boston and is testing in other hubs requiring electronic air waybills (e-AWB) as standard operating procedure. The new implementation supports Delta Cargo and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) efforts to transition ...

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