Tag: peak season

Cargojet Prepares to Deliver Unprecedented Peak Season with Record Volumes

Cargojet Inc. announced comprehensive plans to handle record volumes for the upcoming peak season that typically starts with Black Friday and ends in early January. This year's peak season is particularly unique given the ongoing challenges of COVID-19 and the recent lock-downs in several parts of ...

Panalpina air freight chief says peak season will be slow and airlines to tighten capacity

Panalpina’s global head of air freight - Lucas Kuehner - says there will be another peak season this year in October - but he predicts it will not be as big as last year or 2017. The air freight industry has been battling headwinds this year as trade tensions and political uncertainty have led...

Panalpina: Air freight peak season ready for take-off

Panalpina: Air freight peak season ready for take-off

Panalpina says the 2018 air freight peak season is due to begin sometime after Chinese Golden Week (1-7 October 1-7). Global head of air freight, Lucas Kuehner says: "As we pointed out last month, capacity is king, but it alone is worth nothing if everything else falls apart." Panalpina has b...

Panalpina gears itself for the peak season by securing extra capacity

Panalpina says it has taken early steps to secure the right amount of air freight capacity for this year’s peak season after the experience of last year. The freight forwarder explains that air freight rates remain around 15-20 per cent higher than in 2017, and it expects the industry will see ...

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