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BIFA winners put it between the posts

Rugby star Matt Dawson likened the performance of the 2021 Freight Service Awards winners to his own delivery to Jonny Wilkinson when he scored the drop goal that won England the World Cup in 2003.The host of the British International Freight Association’s event in London on 20 January said that all the winners demonstrated a clear understanding of how to overcome last minute, or last mile challenges to achieve success.There ... [+]

Schiphol sees growth in a difficult year

Freight at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol grew 15.7% in 2021 over 2020 to 1.66 million tonnes. Inbound cargo was u 15.2% to 869,241 tonnes in 2021 while outbound increased by 16.1% to 798,063 tonnes. The top three destinations for cargo by tonnage were Shanghai, Chicago and Dubai. Full ... [+]

Etihad Cargo picks team of specialists

Etihad Cargo has appointed a specialised managerial team for cool chain products, mail and eCommerce, live animals and equine and high value products. Nasir Sajwani will head FlightValet, which manages the global transportation of high-value vehicles, FlyCulture for valuable artworks and musical instruments and the SafeGuard ... [+]

Couriers keep aerospace on the move

Aerospace logistics specialist B&H Worldwide says customers are turning to onboard courier (OBC) to keep critical moving. It has seen a rapid expansion in its OBC services in the last few months as an alternative to traditional freight movements. Requests for aerospace OBCs saw a ... [+]

Kale appoints CTO

Maritime and air cargo IT specialist Kale Logistics Solutions – installer of North America’s first airport cargo community system - has appointed Vikram Bansal as its new chief technology officer. He brings over 20 years’ experience as an IT professional, working in leadership positions with ... [+]

Tech expert joins Nexshore board

Logistics tech firm Nexshore, which powers IATA’s OneRecord air cargo data-sharing platform, has appointed Lionel van der Walt, global chief commercial officer of the PayCargo payment platform to its advisory board. He has held various leadership roles with IATA including president of its Cargo Network ... [+]

Air Partner appoints industry veteran

Aviation services group Air Partner has appointed Pierre Van Der Stichele as vice president of its global freight division. He will be responsible for bolstering and expanding the freight business at all Air Partner locations and target specific market sectors after an exceptionally busy year ... [+]

Anglo-Dutch airline and Envirotainer sign green pact

Envirotainer has signed a sustainability collaboration agreement with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) for pharmaceuticals. The carrier has approved the newly introduced Envirotainer Releye container and is in the process of implementing it in its booking system. It says it provides outstanding environmental ... [+]

Pharma mark for Nippon Express in Brussels

Nippon Express (Belgium) has obtained pharma industry Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its air and ground forwarding operations, at Brussels Airport, evidencing its compliance with GDP standards for the proper distribution of pharmaceuticals. The forwarder has signed an agreement with Medexi, which specializes in ... [+]

Qatar flies freighters to Munich

Qatar Airways is operating regular flights to and from Munich with a cargo version of its Boeing 777. The routing starts in Bangalore, India through Qatar's capital Doha to Munich and then on to Chicago and with a return flight in the opposite rotation.  Qatar ... [+]