Unlike the free-trade agreements with South Korea and Colombia, the FTA between the U.S. and Panama signed in October did not have to remove any huge obstacles to trade. read more
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Although Tim Scharwath has been a member of Kuehne + Nagel’s team since 1992, his sphere of influence grew considerably in September with his appointment to the Kuehne + Nagel International AG Management Board. Responsible for K + N’s air logistics unit, Scharwath makes decisions that have the potential to affect the global airfreight sector. He recently discussed his plans for K + N with Air Cargo World.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has decided to push back its December 31 deadline for 100-percent screening on cargo bound for the U.S. The news comes from a press release issued by The International Air Cargo Association, which was also verified by Brandon Fried, executive director of the U.S. Airforwarders Association. He called the TSA’s decision “no surprise.” read more
Qatar Airways will launch dedicated freight routes to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Toronto Pearson International Airport from its Doha hub via Luxembourg this month. Twice-weekly freight flights to Atlanta and Houston are slated to begin on November 2, while Toronto will enjoy weekly service beginning November 7. read more