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Tag Archives: Air Cargo

Flying at Maximum Capacity

Airfreight has been at “peak season” all year long – and that was before the new iPhone Historically, we’ve seen a “low season” in the cargo airfreight industry at least once a year, where carriers, logistics providers, and shippers who rely on this service can take a breather knowing that capacity will be available and rates […]

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DB Schenker teams up to bring 62 prestigious horses to Hong Kong

  For the prestigious Longines Hong Kong Masters, transporting 62 horses from Liege to Hong Kong required teamwork. This is the third year Hactl (Hong Kong Air Terminals Limited) has handled the event’s jumping stars. Throughout the process, Hactl worked closely with forwarder DB Schenker. The horses started their journey at Liege Airport in Belgium, […]

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Sometimes Moving Massive Components Requires a Velvet Touch

How do you move a 175,000 lbs (79,400 kg) industrial kiln and two of its 15,000 lbs (6,750 kg) combustion chambers from their custom manufacturer in Germany to their final destination in Akron, Ohio? You hire the right logistics team. A Schenker customer for over 20 years, Rockwell Automation, Inc. is a global provider of […]

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The TO2015 Games . . . it’s all about timing. And that is where DBS shines.

DB Schenker is the official logistics provider for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan American Games. 250,000 pieces need transport to The Village. Equipment + Luggage + People + Goods = Games. Take a look at our video of how we approach this exciting challenge. .

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What’s on the air fare forecast for early 2015?

Long haul economy class air fares in Europe are predicted to drop 1 per cent in 2015 against a background of global price falls, according to consultants Advito. No change expected in the United States. In Asia, Africa and the Middle East prices are expected to fall by 3 per cent, compared with a 2 per […]

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Maglev trains, driverless trucks, delivery drones –supply chain dreaming or reality

The development of new transport technology could undermine traditional forms of freight transport, according to speakers at last week’s eft 3PL summit in Amsterdam. The rise of 3D printing has led some observers to question whether a rise in additive manufacturing could lead to: the demise of global supply chains that have formed such a […]

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Fuel prices have dropped, but the airlines are slow to respond.

Shippers are calling on forwarders to negotiate with airlines over fuel surcharges (FSCs). Concerned that a 25% drop in oil prices since July has not translated into a similar fall in FSCs, air cargo shippers are urging forwarders to help change the pricing mechanism. “All airlines say that the fuel surcharge is related to oil […]

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Good News for Global Air Cargo – Doubly Good.

Global air cargo traffic will double in the next 20 years, enjoying annual growth of 4.7 percent as international trade picks up after a long period of stagnation, predicted by US aerospace giant Boeing. The news was released in the biennial World Air Cargo Forecast at an industry expo in Seoul. Major airline operators were […]

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