Boeing Forecasts World Air Cargo Traffic to Double in Next 20 Years
Follow @SamJermy and @SupplyChainD on Twitter. Boeing (NYSE: BA) projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.7 percent over the next 20 years, with global air freight traffic expected to more than double by 2033. The company released its biennial World Air Cargo Forecast at the International Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition.
Top Asia-Australasia Container Ports
28 Asia-Australasia ports handled 70.5 percent of the JOC Top 50 World Container Ports in calendar 2011.
Strongest Typhoon in 20 years
Strongest Typhoon in 20 years Please be aware that on September 4, Japan was hit by the strongest typhoon in 20 years. Osaka (JPOSA) and Kobe (JPUKB) seaports are still closed as of today. Kansai/Osaka airport (KIX) will be closed at least by 15:00 on September 6. Those airports and seaports have not announced when …
Execs from Flexport and Polar on the outlook for Asia Pacific air cargo [VIDEO]
During a roundtable panel discussion at the 8th annual Cargo Facts Asia Symposium held last week in Shanghai, executives from Flexport and Polar Air Cargo were
Boeing forecasts air cargo traffic will double in 20 years
Forecast projects demand for 2,650 freighters during that time, air cargo traffic growing 4.2% annually.
5 Air Cargo Trends to Watch
Here are five key areas that all air shippers should be paying attention to in 2018 By Benno Forster After experiencing 9% growth in 2017—more than double 2016’s increase of 3.6%–internationa…
Port and Cargo Security: How Is the U.S.A. Doing Now?
Stephen E. Flynn of the Council on Foreign Relations is the Ira A. Lipman Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and National Security Studies. Author of "The Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation" and "America the Vulnerable," he is a former adviser on homeland security for the U.S. Commission on National Security. A retired Coast Guard officer, Flynn now researches and writes on issues related to homeland…
Divers Discover Sunken Cargo at Herod’s Port City
Divers at the ancient port city of Caesarea Maritima in Israel discovered a 1,600-year-old trove of bronze statue fragments, coins and other finds that once comprised the cargo of a merchant ship.
How World Bank project investments are 'promoting land grabs, increasing poverty' in SE Asia: Report
By investing in banks and other so-called financial intermediaries, World Bank funds can increase poverty, social strife and promote projects which hasten climate change, according to a report by Inclusive Development International.
Top 50 Cargo Airports: Faster, Higher, Stronger
In 1894, a French aristocrat and historian named Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee, was seeking a motto for the creation of the modern Olympic Games, which would recreate the ancient Greek athletic contests and expand them to the rest of the world. With help from his friend, Henri Didion, a Dominican priest who was fond of athletics, de Coubertin finally settled on…
Three air cargo trends to watch in 2019
Blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and a host of market forces are shaping the transport of pharmaceuticals, industry executive says.
What Needs to be Done to Alleviate Port Congestion
Ports need to provide better data visibility to all involved parties of the supply chain, says the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America.
What's Causing Congestion at the Port of New York & New Jersey?
The West Coast does not hold a monopoly on port congestion. Congestion problems on the West Coast, especially at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, have been extremely costly for truckers, shippers, and others in the international shipping industry over the last year. Now, East Coast port congestion is ...
Into & Out of Africa: Links to China are rewriting the rules of African airfreight
Mere hours after being offloaded from an inbound flight originating at Guangzhou's Baiyun International Airport (CAN), a case of cell phones has already been processed through Jomo Kenyatta International Airport's (NBO) new express center. They now sit at the edge of an off-airport warehouse, waiting for pickup to continue their journey over land. In the coming days, consumers across greater Nairobi will peel off the protective…
Asian freighter fleet analysis part I: Fleet renewals underway at EVA and Air Hong Kong
Today we begin our two-part analysis of the freighter fleet in service with carriers based in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. We start with a look at carriers
Where have all the pilots gone? How a looming shortage may curtail e-commerce
Bug smashers, nearjets, flippers, junkstreams. To most pilots, these names conjure memories of their first jobs in the business, flying small aircraft for regional
Speakers from Agility, ANA Cargo, Polar Air Cargo to take part in Cargo Facts Asia
The lineup of air cargo industry visionaries speaking at the Cargo Facts Asia 2019 conference in Shanghai has grown to include Andy Vargoczky, SVP, Sales &
The nose knows: Why we need more canine detection for cargo
Brandon Fried is the executive director of the U.S. Airforwarders Association Our family St. Bernard, Lacey, is one of the friendliest dogs you will ever
CFA: Lack of widebodies, slot constraints to limit Asia-Pacific air cargo growth [VIDEO]
During a roundtable panel discussion at the 8th annual Cargo Facts Asia symposium held earlier this month in Shanghai, executives from Atlas Air and YTO Express
Moving the world: lessons from the port slowdowns
Recent impasse at the ports of LA and Long Beach illustrates the challenges of today’s global supply chain.