The current paper-based air cargo transportation process generates around 30 documents per shipment, making for a large and weighty “pouch.” Andreas Otto, a member of Lufthansa Cargo’s executive board, told a recent media presentation that he can’t believe the airfreight industry is still producing 10,000 tons of documentation every year. He pledged to “get rid of all the useless paper by 2020.” read more
Air Cargo World Magazine - Features
The pharmaceutical industry continues to undergo numerous changes as government regulations persist, blockbuster patents expire and the need for cost control rises within the industry. As such, there is a shift towards emerging markets for not only manufacturing but also to penetrate growing domestic markets.
It wasn’t so very long ago when discussion of African air cargo focused on talk of cowboy operators making money where they could, sometimes carrying shipments of dubious legality. Times have changed. read more
In this article, Air Cargo World profiles three of the biggest names in the airfreight industry. Read on to learn how AirBridgeCargo’s Tatyana Arslanova, Air Charter Service’s Chris Leach and Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s John Lloyd are advancing the global cargo sector. read more