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Strong start to 2024 for Asia Pacific carriers

Asia Pacific airlines had a good start to the year for both cargo and passengers, said the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA)

03.03.2024 Continue reading

CMA CGM Completes Bolloré Acquisition, While Outbid in UK for Wincanton

CMA CGM Group is moving forward with its strategy of expanding its logistics operations, reporting today it completed the acquisition of Bolloré Logistics

03.03.2024 Continue reading

Preparing for Asia-Pacific’s resurgence

Globally, up to November 2023, aviation had reached approximately 99% of pre-pandemic traffic levels. Asia-Pacific—the last of the regions to embrace the recovery—achieved...

23.02.2024 Continue reading

Ongoing Red Sea situation is expected to last at least into second half of 2024

The ongoing series of attacks on the Red Sea shipping lane by the Yemeni Houthi pirates in response to the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict continues to resonate within the...

23.02.2024 Continue reading

Air cargo congestion not widespread, despite higher volumes

News of severe air cargo congestion at some handling facilities at airports with sea-air traffic appears not to be widespread –however, airlines do acknowledge high volumes...

16.02.2024 Continue reading

Warehousing Demand Is Starting to Shrink

Subleases are surging as companies pare back storage capacity they built up during the pandemic. Retailers and their suppliers have been slashing their inventories. Now they’re...

16.02.2024 Continue reading

8 logistics trends to watch in 2024

Risk is sparing no mode of transportation in 2024 as geopolitics, labor talks, freight demand and capacity fluctuations will continue to alter supply chain strategies.

02.02.2024 Continue reading

China’s strategic shift in fast-fashion supply chain leads to boom in international air...

The international air freight and logistics companies in Asia are seeing a boom in business due to a surge in demand from American and European consumers for fast-fashion...

02.02.2024 Continue reading

France's CMA CGM to buy UK logistics firm Wincanton for $700 mln

French shipping firm CMA CGM is set to buy British logistics firm Wincanton (WIN.L), opens new tab for about $700 million in a cash deal that will take the Marseille-based...

26.01.2024 Continue reading

Sea-air routes gain as bypass option for Red Sea shipping delays

The longer the Red Sea risk lasts, the more likely shippers are to divert a portion of their Asia orders from ocean to air carriers. Carriers’ need for vessels to move shipments...

26.01.2024 Continue reading

Four low-cost carriers ready to bid for Asiana’s airfreight unit

Industry sources have told The Loadstar four low-cost carriers are contenders for Asiana’s cargo business: Eastar Jet; Air Premia; Air Incheon; and Jeju Air – the latter the...

19.01.2024 Continue reading

Air France-KLM and CMA CGM end capacity partnership

Air France KLM Group and CMA CGM have decided to end their cargo capacity partnership due to the constraints of a “tight regulatory environment” but are already in talks about...

19.01.2024 Continue reading

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