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Air Cargo Revenues Rescue Swissport In Slow 2020

Air Cargo Revenues Rescue Swissport In Slow 2020

The handler said that its cargo volumes at its 115 warehouses declined by 12.3% year on year in 2020 to 4.1m tons. The number...

Lunar New Year’s a Holiday for Millions, But Not the Ports

Millions of people celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday each year, with countries having varied traditions and celebrations reflective of their culture and even...
Amazon, Red Hook Point, Brooklyn

Amazon Red Hook Warehouse Deal Signed Sealed and Delivered

Amazon announced on February 4th that it will open a 336,350-square-foot delivery station at 640 Columbia St. and a 151,000-square-foot station at 280 Richards St. in...
Forwarders globally will soon be able to conduct real-time eBookings, access live rates, and see available capacity with Qatar Airways Cargo via the service of WebCargo, a Freightos Group company, providing critical agility as supply chains contend with COVID-19’s impact and disruption. Rollout will begin with France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa and Spain on 7 February 2021. As part of the launch, Qatar Airways Cargo will be offering the most competitive rates on WebCargo by introducing a discount scheme to forwarders*, resulting in an average saving of USD0.06/kg for the first 20,000 shipments booked via the platform in these countries. The cargo carrier is determined to push the development of WebCargo bookings and will also implement a number of special promotions further in the year. As of Q1 this year, more than 2,000 WebCargo forwarders and customers across over 10,000 global branches will have instant access to capacity and pricing. Qatar Airways Chief Officer Cargo, Mr. Guillaume Halleux, said: “We are pleased to partner with WebCargo to provide true agility and digital connectivity for our customers. As a leading global carrier, we rely on constant innovation and digitalisation across all our operations in order to provide our best-in-class customer service. During the past months, we have introduced several digitalisation initiatives such as online rate distribution, ad hoc rate automation, track and trace and availability via API. The future of air cargo is indeed digital and this change will definitely bring in efficiency across the supply chain.” Freightos Group CEO Mr. Zvi Schrieber, said: “Digitalisation is a crucial step in powering agile supply chains in a rapidly changing world. We’re incredibly proud that Qatar Airways Cargo, the largest cargo airline in the world - has selected WebCargo to launch third-party eBookings for forwarders around the world.”

Qatar Airways Cargo Takes a Major Digital Leap with Global eBooking on WebCargo

Forwarders globally will soon be able to conduct real-time eBookings, access live rates, and see available capacity with Qatar Airways Cargo via the service...
AirBridgeCargo Airlines steps into 2021 with 100% running in-house weight & balance system

AirBridgeCargo Airlines Steps into 2021 with 100% Running In-house Weight & Balance System

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the leading all-cargo carriers and part of Volga-Dnepr Group, commences 2021 relying on its weight & balance system (ABC...
Atlas Air Beefs Up Freighter Fleet With Order of Four 747-8F Aircraft

Atlas Air Beefs Up Freighter Fleet With Order of Four 747-8F Aircraft

When I first read this press bulletin from Atlas Air, I thought it was an old headline that was erroneously posted in a recent...

Santa Port Is Coming to Town

The seaport saw new record highs of incoming cargo shipments in the past few months due to an unusual confluence of once-in-a-century events: the...
ASAK Solutions Antinov JFK Airport, New York

Antonov Airlines Arrives at JFK Airport With 52 Tons of Loose Mail from Ukraine

Cargo is busy as ever at JFK and the demand for experienced ground handlers is high. This is always the case around the holidays...
Amazon adds to warehouse space in New York with Red Hook acquisition

Trucking Shortage Stokes Fear of Last Mile Problems for Amazon

Fears of an impending truck-pocalypse are picking up speed in Red Hook, as Amazon plans yet another “last-mile” distribution center in the waterfront neighborhood. The...
UPS pilots face Covid-19 challenge as several quarantined in foreign countries

Union Claims That UPS Pilots Experiencing Significant Increase in Virus Cases

More than 100 pilots have contracted COVID since the start of the pandemic and between 30 and 70 are in quarantine at any given...

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