Airfreight industry calls for crisis funding

The Airforwarders Association in the US and the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America are calling for a State or Federal-backed ‘Air Cargo Support Fund’ to tackle the crisis in the US industry. The recommendations form part of a whitepaper following a survey of 400 air cargo stakeholders in the public and private sectors, identifying the critical issues and the airports where the challenges are greatest. AfA executive director Brandon ... [+]

We’re not ready for screening scheme, say US forwarders

The US freight industry is calling on the Federal government to allow more input from freight forwarders, especially small and medium-sized operators, before expanding the Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) program. The program to risk-assess advance data on inbound air shipments to the US to assess ris, is currently in pilot ... [+]

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