Air and Ocean Freight Confidence Remains Low

To get a better view of global air and ocean trade, Stifel has partnered with Transport Intelligence to create the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index (LCI), a monthly survey of international shippers and forwarders that measures freight activity across several European-based trade lanes. Please find this month’s results below. Month over Month Decline in Logistics Confidence The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index […]

Logistics Market Snapshot – March 2016 Edition

It has been a while since I shared the Logistics Market Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics with you. So, sorry if you missed it. It is back again! 🙂 This month’s edition, which can be downloaded by clicking the picture below, features several interesting figures. The Freight and Transportation industries are going up, as you can see […]

Boeing just patented an aircraft that picks up and carries regular containers

Boeing is at it again. Last year in June I wrote about a system Boeing patented for charging drones midair. This time they have patented a revolutionary way to transport regular 40 feet shipping containers via airplane. Yes, you have read that right: regular shipping containers. Containers used to be shipped by, well, ship and it would take days or […]

Logistics Market Snapshot – May 2015 Edition

Each month the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics publishes a Logistics Market Snapshot with key Logistics and Supply Chain figures and statistics. Included are several Freight Indexes, Industrial Vacancy and Rent Rates and general economic indexes. Please find some statistics below, or click the image to download the full snapshot. The USDOT’s freight transportation services index rose 1.7% in […]

Logistics in the News – Week 12

Spring is in the air! I have a sunroof in my car, and whenever the sun is out and it’s not freezing cold I have it open as far as it will go. This week was the first time this year I could do this. Usually it’s annoying to be in traffic jams, but this week I didn’t mind so […]

CEVA among first companies to sign up for electronic Air Way Billing with IATA

IATA multilateral e-AWB agreement is first step to 100% paperless Airfreight Will increase efficiency, accuracy and speed of freight processing Agreement reinforces CEVA’s commitment to sustainable supply chains Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, 15 August, 2013 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading global supply chain companies, today announced that it is among the first Freight Management companies to sign up […]

DHL inaugurates global hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport

Inauguration unveils results of $105 million investment over the last four years Expanded infrastructure and new state-of-the-art sorting capabilities will meet increasing demand across the Americas region Florency, Kentucky/Bonn, 06/13/2013, 03:00 PM CEST – DHL today celebrated the inauguration of its newly expanded hub for the Americas at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (CVG) Airport. The event marks the culmination of a $105 […]

New facility at Luxembourg Airport strengthens Panalpina’s work with healthcare customers

Basel, May 27, 2013 – Healthcare is a growing business for Panalpina. The company’s temperature-controlled air freight shipments for healthcare customers have grown exponentially in the past four years. The last nine months alone saw an increase of 90% in this area. The recently inaugurated Healthcare and Pharma Center of LuxairCARGO at Luxembourg Airport puts Panalpina in an even stronger position […]

Incognito to its world premiere: DHL transports new Mercedes S-Class

Daimler’s premium class flagship model air freighted under strictest secrecy Bonn, 05/16/2013, 09:00 AM CEST – DHL has shipped the latest generation of the Mercedes S-Class to its international premiere on May 15, 2013 in Hamburg. Transported straight from the Mercedes-Benz plant in Stuttgart to the suburb of Finkenwerder in Hamburg, the cloaked luxury sedan was flown in an A300-600 DHL […]

DB Schenker invests 53 million Euros in new terminal in Finland

Berlin/Essen/Helsinki, May 8, 2013 – DB Schenker Logistics will build a new terminal in Vantaa, capital area of Finland. The premises, located in the Viinikkala logistics area, close to Helsinki airport, will consist of warm and unheated terminal buildings and office building totaling approximately 52,300 square meters.