Tag: environment

Lufthansa Cargo to use more environmentally friendly plastic film for transportation

Each year, Lufthansa Cargo needs about 500 tons of plastic film worldwide to protect its freight during transport. As part of its sustainability strategy, the company has been working for many years to reduce the need for plastic and to establish the most environmentally friendly handling possibl...

Lufthansa Cargo on the way to CO₂ neutrality by 2050

Scientifically based reduction targets of greenhouse gas emissions as basis for sustainability measures / Lufthansa Cargo presents Sustainability Update 2022 With the goal of achieving CO₂-neutrality by 2050, Lufthansa Cargo is on track to lead the aviation and cargo industry into a more sustai...

AEROTHERM Temperature Protective ULD tested on BOEING ecoDEMONSTRATOR flight

In late November Boeing showcased AEROTUF’s latest ULD innovation (AeroTHERM Extra Cool) on its ecoDemonstrator 777. ecoDemonstrator 777 Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator program provides customers with an opportunity to experience the latest in Boeing innovations that solve real-world challenge...

WFS Is First Major Air Cargo Company to Switch To BioNatur Plastic

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is the first major air cargo industry company to begin converting the majority of plastic products used in its cargo handling operations over to the BioNatur Plastics line of sustainable products manufactured by M&G Packaging. BioNatur Plastic is a growing lin...

Agility invests $18 million in green supply chain technologies

Kuwait headquartered logistics provider and forwarder Agility has invested $18 million in green supply chain technologies through its corporate venture arm Agility Ventures. The announcement came as part of Agility’s launch of its latest sustainability report: "Values into Action." It follows ...

Entries open for the first TIACA Sustainability Award

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is calling for entries for its first Sustainability Award which is part of its Sustainability Program. The award is focused on recognising companies addressing challenges in environmental, social, and economic fields.  The award, which is ...

TIACA launches new sustainability program in partnership with CHAMP

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is establishing a new working group to define and deliver a Sustainability Program for the air cargo industry. To support the initiative, TIACA has signed a long-term partnership agreement with CHAMP Cargosystems. The concept and growing import...

Shippers’ and forwarders’ associations commit to accelerating logistics emissions reduction

European shippers and freight forwarders have committed to logistics emissions footprinting and reduction as says there is an increasing urgency to step up decarbonisation efforts in the logistics sector. European Shippers' Council (ESC) and CLECAT say they stand for a universal methodology to c...

Rhenus Logistics launches air freight CO2 reduction programme

Rhenus Logistics Air & Ocean has introduced the first worldwide air freight carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction programme in the world from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. RHEGREEN, a free-of-charge service, offers the opportunity to choose a ‘greener’ aircraft for the shipment of cargo by air. ...

CHAMP Cargosystems launches EmissionsCalculator

CHAMP Cargosystems has launched its EmissionsCalculator solution to help airlines, shippers, and forwarders most accurately measure their emissions, in an easy and efficient way. The solution leverages information flowing through CHAMP solutions and from third-parties to provide a breakdown of em...

Hactl goes greener with large-scale solar power installation

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – has taken the next step in its 'Green Terminal' project, with the installation of 1,300 square metres of solar panels on the roof of its SuperTerminal 1 facility in Hong Kong. Hactl’s new solar pow...

SkyCell says study finds its containers ‘significantly’ cut carbon footprint of pharma shipments

Pharmaceutical air freight container provider SkyCell says a study by internationally-renowned foundation myclimate shows its containers are almost cutting in half the CO2 emissions per air cargo shipment. In a life-cycle analysis, the climate protection partnership compared SkyCell 2500 and 1500...

VIDEO: Hactl holds event to urge community to reduce their impact on the environment

VIDEO: Hactl holds event to urge community to reduce their impact on the environment

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has marked the latest phase in its long-running 'Green Terminal' environmental programme - with an event entitled 'Don’t Wait Act Now' that included a show of upcycled fashion modelled by Hactl staff. The cargo handler's “Don’t Wait Act Now” i...

Pallite achieves new environmental standard

UK based Pallite says it has underlined its commitment to the environment by ‘going green’ and successfully gaining a major new accreditation. The transit packaging company headquartered in Northamptonshire has been certified for the new environmental standard ISO14001:2015. Pallite produc...

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