Airbus flying high in Mobile

DB Schenker develops streamlined logistics and transportation system for final assembly plant. It’s been three years since Airbus opened a final assembly plant for its A320 family of aircraft in Mobile, Ala., and the company’s supply chain operation now is riding high. The Toulouse, France-based aerospace manufacturer selected the Mobile...

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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...

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A Look Inside Airbus’s Epic Assembly Line

A confluence of political and economic forces has prompted Europe’s largest airplane manufacturer to place a factory in Alabama — and to create one of the world’s most gargantuan supply chains. The ships from Hamburg steam into Mobile Bay several times a month. Loaded upon them are the titanic parts...

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