IMO Secretary General and European Commission officials were present at the launch of a CTU Code Compliance Campaign in Brussels. During a seminar, communication of best practice in packing and securing cargo and compliance across all modes was urged.
Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Kenya based Astral Aerial Solutions is the recipient of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017, for the company’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Concept for Africa. The award was presented at the 11th World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Abu Dhabi.
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX USA – American Airlines Cargo has announced the appointment of Lorena Sandoval as managing director of its Florida, Caribbean and Latin America (FCLA) division. She takes over from much-loved industry stalwart, Carmen Taylor who retired from the airline at the end of 2016.
During the first 2017 meeting, the 22 members of the newly-born I AM Industry Alliance of transport chain stakeholders have agreed upon their common vision regarding multimodality, connectivity, logistics and growth and will start to work on the following issues:
Across all business units and all regions worldwide Kuehne + Nagel is focussing on providing GxP compliant end-to-end solutions to Pharma & Healthcare customers. To further expand its capabilities, Kuehne + Nagel today announces the acquisition of two specialised Pharma Logistics companies.
Abu Dhabi - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced, during the World Cargo Symposium in Abu Dhabi, the launch of the IATA Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM) to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively while improving safety and efficiency in air cargo operations.
As confidence levels increase within the intermodal market, key industry players will come together at Intermodal Asia 2017 to do business, network and discuss industry trends and innovative solutions. At a time when change is vital to drive the industry forward, Intermodal Asia will take place from 21st-23rd March 2017 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC). The three-day event will provide a meeting place for over 7,000 international decision-makers from more than 80 countries, including 160+ leading exhibiting companies and 85 speakers.
Messe Munich will become a center of worldwide logistics on May 9-12, 2017. Over 55000 participants from 124 countries, over 2000 exponents from all over the world will locate in 11 pavilions at the exhibition “Transport Logistic – 2017”.
Returning to Amsterdam for the 2nd year, PFI Amsterdam 2017 will bring port finance, maritime, transport, infrastructure and industrial experts together to look how key European port players are responding to recent global industry trends.
According to a recent survey, the Port of Helsinki has significant positive effects on the regional economy and employment rates in the municipalities in and around the Helsinki region. The total value of the business operations related to the Port of Helsinki in 2015 was 1.6 billion euros, and the operations employed approximately 15,000 people. In addition to the regional level, the effects practically span throughout the country.
Tokyo - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Japan to prepare its airport infrastructure for the 2020 Olympics and future growth of the tourism industry using joined-up thinking and extensive consultation with industry.
Lufthansa Cargo AG has honoured its most important forwarding partners for the first time. Good, reliable cooperation between logistics companies and Lufthansa’s cargo arm has been recognised with the highest accolade – Premium Road Partner. Besides reliability and flexibility, punctuality was also a key criterion in the selection process.
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