Tag: freight forwarders

PLEDGE LAUNCHES DATA SOLUTION TO ENHANCE SUPPLY CHAIN EMISSIONS MEASUREMENT TRANSPARENCY

New Accuracy™ feature enables forwarders to provide shippers with accurate emissions data and make informed emissions-based supply chain decisions London, UK, Thursday 30th November 2023: Pledge, the emissions measurement platform provider for freight forwarders, has launched Accuracy™, a new p...

PLEDGE BRINGS SIMPLICITY AND CONVENIENCE TO CARBON OFFSETTING WITH NEW IMPACT LINKS

Picture caption: (Left to right) André Mohamed, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Pledge; David de Picciotto, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pledge; Thomas Lucas, Co-Founder and Head of Data Science & Analytics, Pledge. The climate-tech company’s Impact Links make it simple f...

Hongyuan Group partners with cargo.one in a landmark deal to offer its capacity online

Hongyuan Group kick-starts digital distribution by marketing to thousands of freight forwarders globally using cargo.one Hongyuan Group can now rapidly broaden its reach, achieve an industry-leading digital offering and accelerate its multichannel progress cargo.one takes a further step in...

Airforwarders association appoints Rock-it Global’s Jacob Fisher as newest board member

Rock-it Global has signaled its close support for the Airforwarders Association (AfA) by maintaining a leading presence on its Board of Directors following Sasha Goodman’s term, which expires at the end of 2022. Although unrelated to Goodman's departure, Jacob (Jake) Fisher (pictured), Vice Pre...

Shippers and forwarders call on European Competition Authorities to act

European shippers and freight forwarders have once more alerted the European Commission on the current practices of liner shipper carriers as European supply chains are becoming more distorted. The associations will meet the Commission early in the new year to further demonstrate the damage carrier...

DFW Airport Invests in Cargo Technology powered by Nallian

DFW Airport is using Nallian’s cloud based data sharing platform for cargo customers, allowing seamless transactions across the supply chain.  Over time, this will include freight forwarders, shippers, ground handling agents, 3PLs, airlines, Customs and Border Protection, and trucking companies ...

ASM Sequoia Software Will Help Forwarders Meet Newly Announced Post-Brexit Customs Procedures

Agency Sector Management (ASM) is working with customers to ensure they can comply with newly announced post-Brexit Customs procedures using its Sequoia software. ASM’s online Customs platform is geared up to meet the requirements of the UK Government’s Border Operating Model, published last...

cargo.one launches passively cooled shipments

cargo.one launches the new product category Passive Temp Control to all freight forwarders in Europe. This product extension enables freight forwarders to compare quotes and book passively cooled shipments like pharmaceuticals in four different temperature ranges. “The mission of cargo.one is ...

ASM warns new Northern Ireland Customs checks could severely affect trade

The freight community has concerns over UK government plans for new Customs checks on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain when the UK leaves the European Union (EU) at the end of 2020, according to Agency Sector Management (ASM) Chairman, Peter MacSwiney. The UK’s transition per...

The Day After COVID-19: How Collaboration Can Prepare us for the Impact

Pharma.Aero organized a successful inaugural webinar: COVID-19 seen through the glasses of global opinion leaders of the Life Science and MedTec industry and experts of the airfreight industry on 7th May. Global pharma players and the airfreight industry got together in a live webinar hosted by Ph...

American Airlines Cargo Remains Key Partner for Global Trade

American Airlines is continuing to operate international widebody service to key locations around the globe, serving as a vital partner for freight forwarders and supporting global trade in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The world’s largest airline will fly long-haul widebod...

Freight forwarders urge common sense as UK-EU negotiations commence

Freight forwarders urge for common sense and compromise as UK-EU future relationship negotiations commence. Ahead of this afternoon’s first formal meeting for the negotiation of the future relationship between the UK and the EU, Robert Keen, the director general of the British International Fr...

Freight forwarders urge government to open discussions with Heathrow

Speaking after today’s ruling by the Court of Appeal in London in favour of campaigners challenging the legality of the UK government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow Airport, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “The Lor...

Agency Sector Management Appoints Ray Beeks To Board of Directors

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has appointed Ray Beeks, Operations Manager of Concordia International Forwarding to its Board of Directors replacing Brian Drakeley who has retired. Drakeley was fundamental in shaping ASM into the company that it is today with more than 20 years’ experience on ...

Trade war shakes-up coming cherry season for forwarders

The yearly cherry season is always a big “event” in Washington State (USA) and British Columbia (Canada). Many agents (freight forwarders) and basically all airlines look forward to this short-lived period of the year, where demand exceeds supply and flights are filled to the rim. Underload ...

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