Events

Elevate 2016 conference announced

Elevate 2016 conference announced

Big data, analytics, digitization and the rise of global e-commerce are changing the face of airfreight logistics forever. To help propel the airfreight industry forward, Air Cargo World, sister publication of Cargo Facts, is proud to announce the launch of Elevate 2016, the air cargo industry’s first event focused on innovation. ElevateRead More

Atlas completes acquisition of Southern

Atlas completes acquisition of Southern

Carriers, Earnings, Events, Strategy April 7, 2016 at 10:54 am

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) completed its acquisition of Southern Air Holdings, increasing its fleet to almost eighty aircraft and strengthening its relationship with DHL Express. Southern Air Holdings was a privately-held US company (majority owned by Oak Hill Capital Partners), and parent of two airlines – Southern Air andRead More

Alibaba-affiliate Cainiao, currently handles 70% of China's e-commerce logistics.

A different kind of logistics network

Asia, E-Commerce, Events, Express, News, Photos+Videos March 25, 2016 at 9:29 am

As we posted earlier this week, we’re excited that Steven Li, Director of Cross-Border E-Commerce Logistics for Cainiao, will join us in Hong Kong next month as a speaker at Cargo Facts Asia 2016. Cainiao was formed in 2013 to oversee the proposed China Smart Logistics Network – the brainchild of Alibaba boss Jack Ma.Read More

YTO Express Airlines recently ordered ten 737-800BCF conversions from Boeing.

YTO Chairman among new speakers confirmed for Cargo Facts Asia 2016

Asia, E-Commerce, Events, Express, News March 14, 2016 at 9:33 am

Cargo Facts is excited to announce two new speakers to be featured at Cargo Facts Asia 2016 in Hong Kong next month. The explosive growth of e-commerce is fueling the biggest revolution in the air freight and express industry in decades, and nowhere is the impact of this revolution bigger thanRead More

The Airlink Year-End Challenge

The Airlink Year-End Challenge

As regular readers of this website know, Cargo Facts has for some time been a supporter of Airlink, the rapid-response humanitarian relief organization that links airlines with prequalified nonprofits. Today, as much of the world begins the holiday season, we encourage you, at either the individual or corporate level, to participateRead More

Cargo Facts secures slate of new speakers for 2015

Cargo Facts secures slate of new speakers for 2015

The 2015 edition of the Cargo Facts Symposium has been revised to feature a slate of speakers new to the 21st annual event. “These new speakers are part of a concerted effort by the Cargo Facts team to feature new voices and new perspectives on air cargo industry trends and opportunities,”Read More

30 Companies Register for Cargo Facts Asia in the Last 2 Weeks

30 Companies Register for Cargo Facts Asia in the Last 2 Weeks

With Cargo Facts Asia fast approaching, 30 companies have registered in the last two weeks, including some of the top airfreight companies in the world. The latest companies that have reserved spots at Cargo Facts Asia, which will take place 21-22 April in Hong Kong, are: Air Hongkong AirBridge CargoRead More

2015 Air Cargo Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

2015 Air Cargo Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

Aircraft, Airports, Carriers, Events, Express, News, Premium Newswire January 14, 2015 at 10:56 am

Air Cargo World published its list of finalists for the 2015 Air Cargo Excellence Awards today. Among the finalists are All Nippon Airways, Emirates SkyCargo, EVA Air, and LAN Cargo. See the full list here here. Awards are bestowed upon the world’s best performing Air Carriers and Airports. A total of nineRead More