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09/29/2023 -

Green Gains: DHL, Sasol invest in eSAF facility

Global logistics giant DHL Group is teaming with South African petrochemical company Sasol and German energy firm HH2E AG to build a sustainable aviation fuel production facility based on green hydrogen in Germany. The agreement, announced this week, includes initiatives to annually produce 200,000

09/29/2023 -

Digital Pulse: Awery rolls out open-access booking platform in Europe

Awery Aviation Software is rolling out its open-access CargoBooking platform in Europe, building on the success of its South African launch, which saw more than 100 forwarders and 15 airlines join the marketplace within five weeks, the software company announced last week at the Air Cargo Handling &

09/29/2023 -

Consultant’s Insight: Automation cuts costs, improves efficiency for UPS, FedEx

Just ahead of the peak holiday season, UPS and FedEx are showing off the automation investments they have made to help streamline their operations and deliver packages more quickly and efficiently. “We continuously look for ways to leverage technology to improve our employee experience and increas

09/29/2023 -

More former Amazon execs part ways with Flexport

Flexport continues to clean house this week with more top executives leaving the digital freight forwarder. Former Chief Financial Officer Kenny Wagers and Jennifer Boden, a human resources vice president, both formerly with Amazon, have departed less than a month after Dave Clark was ousted as chi

09/29/2023 -

Air Cargo Tech Summit 2023: Lessons learned on the digital journey

The digital transformation of the air cargo industry has shifted over the last decade to emphasize streamlining operations for improved efficiency and visibility. And while implementation has been slow — far slower than in other industries — it is clearly gaining traction, panelists and attendees at

09/28/2023 -

Executives to watch in the air cargo industry

The continued success and growth of the air cargo industry does not happen by chance — it is driven by the executives in all branches of the supply chain making smart and innovative decisions. Air Cargo Next is highlighting 12 executives who are successfully guiding their companies through today’s

09/27/2023 -

Airport CCS can bring efficiency, new customers

Airports are increasingly turning to digitalization for cargo operations, ensuring cargo is moved through the airport as quickly and efficiently as possible and that data is centrally located, panelists said in a discussion of cargo community systems at Air Cargo Tech Summit 2023 in Brussels last we

09/26/2023 -

Industrywide digitization requires platform interoperability

Industrywide record digitization can only be achieved when all stakeholders agree to digitize and use systems that are compatible with one another, panelists said during a discussion about digital records at Air Cargo Tech Summit 2023 last week in Brussels. In the discussion moderated by Neil Wilso

09/26/2023 -

Consultant’s Insight: Parcel and express integrate dynamic capabilities

Dynamic pricing is creeping further into the parcel and express market to manage capacity and price services more effectively. FedEx first took advantage of dynamic pricing last year when it embedded dynamic capabilities into its holiday peak residential surcharges based on individual customers’ wee

09/26/2023 -

Cainiao files for $1B-plus IPO

Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Ltd., the logistics arm of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., has filed for its Hong Kong initial public offering, potentially making it among the first of the Chinese e-commerce leader’s units to go public. Citic Securities Co., Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are j