New international safety requirements are coming into force in just four months, requiring countries to implement 100% screening programs for each shipment on all-cargo aircraft. In order to check for explosives, many airlines and freight service providers opt for qualified canines because they are also more cost-effective and cheaper than imaging equipment or other methods.
On Feb 17, Google and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc have agreed to work together in the coming years. Utilizing Google Cloud’s Innovative cloud technologies and its advanced Artificial Technologies, J.B. Hunt’s 360 supply chain platform expansion connects shipments with available capacities digitally, creating more efficiency and enhancing visibility within the platform . In the
For The past few weeks, The central U.S. has been facing winter storms and cold weather, impacting shipping across the country. The winter storms that devastated Texas and many other areas not accustomed to the regular occurrence of snow and ice had a much bigger impact. The volumes dropped over 6% while capacity tightened. Declining
United Airlines said the temporary removal of two dozen Boeing 777-200 passenger jets as a safety measure following a weekend engine failure might reduce the capacity of business cargo as soon as March. The decrease in cargo space will briefly impact the roaring growth in cargo sales that United has enjoyed nearly a year after
Kuehne + Nagel, the world second largest third party logistics provider had agreed to acquire Hongkong APEX International Corp. It said was the biggest one in the history of the business. K + N CEO stated that the combination of these two big companies gives them better opportunity to offer their customer a compelling proposition
President Biden’s push for clean energy has resulted in many big companies to start making adjustments to their carbon footprint. Maersk has announced today that they will be launching the world’s first carbon-neutral cargo ship in 2023. The new vessels will be running on methanol that is produced from renewable sources or sustainable biomass. For