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Q2 performance round-up and second-half outlook

In this episode of “On Air with Air Cargo World,” Editor Caryn Livingston speaks with Cathy Roberson, founder of Logistics Trends & Insights, about the second-quarter results of major airfreight industry stakeholders announced in recent weeks. With more earnings presentations to come through early August, the benefits of the current high rate, low-capacity market are clear as integrators continue to blow past records set in previous pandemic quarters.

AirBridgeCargo’s Zotov on carrier-forwarder relationships

In this episode of “On Air with Air Cargo World,” Associate Editor Kelly Stroh speaks with Alexey Zotov, head of sales of AirBridgeCargo, part of Volga-Dnepr Group, about how the air cargo market has been reshaped by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the effect on the carrier’s relationship with forwarders.

Teleport captures Southeast Asia e-commerce growth with tech focus

Teleport, the logistics arm of AirAsia, hopes to use its technology-focused approach to take advantage of the growth in e-commerce in Southeast Asia.

Change Horizon, Meantime launch Women in Aviation and Logistics Pledge

A new partnership between Meantime Communications and Change Horizon forged on March 8, or International Women’s Day, aims to bring gender imbalance issues to the foreground and help the air cargo logistics industry overcome these issues.

Pharma.Aero on COVID-19 vaccine transport security

In this episode of On Air with Air Cargo World, Joshua Aelick talks to Nathan de Valck, Frank van Gelder and Emir Pineda of Pharma.Aero about some of the security issues surrounding the transport of COVID-19 vaccines.

Airfreight rate volatility likely to linger

Kuehne+Nagel Q4 earnings this week saw soaring airfreight rates support revenues for some freight forwarders in 2020 while other transport modes struggled, but volatility in rates, particularly in the spot market ex-Asia, could threaten gross profits in the months ahead.

CharterSync sees charter boom in light of COVID-19 and Brexit

In this episode, Air Cargo World Senior Editor Charles Kauffman and Ed Gillett, co-founder of U.K.-based CharterSync, discuss the impact the pandemic and Brexit have had on charter activity, particularly to, from and within the U.K., and the growth of CharterSync's platform.

Recent express industry shifts with Cathy Roberson

In this episode of the On Air with Air Cargo World, Editor Caryn Livingston is joined by Cathy Roberson, founder and president of Logistics Trends & Insights and a regular contributor to Air Cargo World, to discuss how the express market has changed in the past year. This episode covers trends in express, e-commerce, and how recent developments in the space will affect industry players like FedEx, UPS, DHL and Amazon in the years ahead.

Air Cargo Executive of the Year and Executives to Watch discuss 2020 operations

In this episode of On Air with Air Cargo World, excerpts of the interviews conducted with Air Cargo Executive of the Year Eddy Liu of China Airlines and Executives to Watch Dorothea von Boxberg of Lufthansa Cargo and Yngve Ruud reveal how they adapted their respective operations in 2020 and how they are maintaining flexibility during a time of ongoing uncertainty.

Weekly Wrap: COVID slows US ground handling and passenger freighters move PPE, vaccines

In this episode of the Air Cargo World Weekly Wrap, Senior Editor Charles Kauffman, Editor Caryn Livingston and Associate Editor Jeff Lee discuss airfreight trends for the week of Nov. 30, 2020.

C.H. Robinson on assisting customers in vaccine logistics prep

In this episode of On Air with Air Cargo World, Senior Editor Charles Kauffman and C.H. Robinson's Matt Castle discuss the current state of the pharma cold chain, how C.H. Robinson is making contingency plans for existing customers as vaccine information eventually emerges, and how vaccine-adjacent commodities are already being transported in advance of an approved vaccine.

Amsterdam COVID-19 vaccine planning looks beyond the Netherlands

This episode of On Air with Air Cargo World was created from an early October interview with van As, who provided us with insights into how regulatory agencies and customs are working with airport stakeholders to prepare for a vaccine distribution scenario still plagued by unknown factors and potential bottlenecks.

Faradair aims for a future of sustainable aircraft operations

In this episode of On Air with Air Cargo World, we focus on airfreight sustainability with Neil Cloughley, founder and CEO of U.K.-based Faradair Aerospace, which six years ago introduced the concept for its bio-electric-hybrid-aircraft (BEHA).

Weekly Wrap: Asian carrier traffic, vaccine shipments and aviation political giving

In this Aug. 14, 2020 episode of the Air Cargo World Weekly Wrap, editors discuss some surprising Q2 results among Asian carriers, the push to fortify the air cargo supply chain for vaccine shipments and U.S. political contributions from transportation PACs.

Weekly Wrap: COVID layoffs, e-commerce charters and a regional update

In this Weekly Wrap episode of the On Air with Air Cargo World podcast, Publisher JJ Hornblass and Editor Caryn Livingston discuss air cargo layoffs and relief funding during the COVID-19 pandemic, how cross-border e-commerce growth is driving charter demand for Cainiao, supplied by AirBridgeCargo, and the bellyspace capacity outlook in Latin America.

Weekly Wrap: Air cargo tech upgrades during COVID-19

In this June 26, 2020 episode of the Air Cargo World Weekly Wrap, editors discuss technology investments amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a change in the U.S. business of DHL.

Technology and supply chains in the pandemic period

Listen to Cathy Roberson and Caryn Livingston speak on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the evolution of technology and business across the air cargo industry.

Airlink supports communities in crisis

In this episode, Steve Smith, president and CEO at Washington D.C.-based nonprofit Airlink, speaks on how the organization and its partner carriers are working to support communities around the world battling the coronavirus pandemic.

East Midlands Airport sees opportunities for express despite challenges

In this episode Stephen Harvey, vice president for cargo and general aviation at East Midlands Airport speaks on the airport’s strategic development in response to demand, particularly driven by the growing express market.

Clive Data Services launches cargo load factor updates

Joining us today start-up CLIVE Data Services’ Managing Director Niall van de Wouw speaks on his company’s launch of a new analysis dubbed “the dynamic load factor,” which is aimed at measuring cargo-load factors from a volumetric, rather than weight-based, approach.

Tech startup Komodal breaks into airfreight

Southern California-based data integration startup Komodal’s co-founder Julia Pasternack discusses the company’s work to digitalize and improve transparency across multi-modal logistics operations.

Getting parcels home for the holidays with DHL

DHL Express U.S. CEO Greg Hewitt discusses the integrator’s strategy to meet the seasonal demand, top trade lanes, and details on volumes it has moved this holiday period thus far.

What Brexit’s political headwinds mean for freight forwarders

Hear British International Freight Association director general Robert Keen share on what regulatory uncertainty stemming from Brexit means for freight forwarders – namely, a potential skilled labor shortage and increased costs to customers.

Strategies for thriving in a volatile market

Listen to Crane Worldwide Logistics Vice President, Customs & Trade Services Alexandra Kleinschmidt speak on how companies can prepare for long term growth while navigating shifting customs landscapes and short-term trade concerns.

Zhengzhou Airport crafts aerotropolis strategy with Economic Zone development

Hear Celine Hourcade share on her consultancy work with Zhengzhou Airport regarding its aerotropolis strategy and Economic Zone development.

Varying regional approaches to drone development, adoption and regulations

Learn more about how various regions are meeting the trends and challenges that come with the application, development and regulation of drones.

Mercury Air Cargo combats LAX congestion with digitalization

Learn more about how Mercury Air Cargo is digitalizing ops at its LAX facilities to combat congestion at the airport.

Key trends in North American cargo facility development

Learn more about key trends in the development of air cargo facilities in North America aiming to meet future demand in e-commerce and emerging markets.

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