Digital bookings on the rise, but are sales stuck in analog?

Digitalization of the cargo sales and booking process was a popular discussion topic at this year’s Cargo Facts EMEA, held earlier this month in Frankfurt. While interfacing with online booking platforms like cargo.one and Freightos’ WebCargo is a practice gaining traction among carriers, human sales agents are still central to the process. “We have a […]

CF EMEA: ATSG throttles ahead with 767 conversions

FRANKFURT — U.S.-based lessor Cargo Aircraft Management (CAM) has acquired a trio of ex-LATAM 767-300ERs for use as conversion feedstock. Two of the aircraft (29228 and 29229) are already in conversion at IAI’s facility in Tel Aviv (TLV). Cargo Facts caught up with Mike Berger, chief commercial officer of CAM’s parent company ATSG, at Cargo […]

AirBridgeCargo finds workaround for coronavirus cancellations

Earlier this week, Russia-based AirBridgeCargo (ABC) canceled scheduled freighter flights into China and Hong Kong as the country’s air export volumes remain low due to disruptions related to the new coronavirus. Until flights resume, the carrier has been operating a limited number of charter flights from Europe to China, with a stop in Krasnoyarsk, Russia […]

Cargometer wins Cargo Facts EMEA 2020 DEMOvation challenge

FRANKFURT – Austria-based freight-dimensioning company Cargometer beat out four other logistics technology startups to take home the top prize at this year’s Cargo Facts EMEA DEMOvation challenge on Feb. 5. The five startups presented live demos for audience polling and a final judging round conducted by air cargo industry professionals and members of the Cargo […]

UPS joins Cargo Facts EMEA roundtable

Jens Poggensee, vice president of transportation procurement at UPS, has been added to the Cargo Facts EMEA 2020 speaker faculty. Cargo Facts EMEA 2020 will be held Feb. 3-5 at the Westin Grand Frankfurt. Poggensee will speak on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 11:30 a.m. at a roundtable panel discussion scheduled to run for 45 minutes. […]

Cargo Facts to announce EMEA 2020 DEMOvation contestants

Next week, Cargo Facts and HANGAR Labs will begin announcing companies selected to participate in the Cargo Facts EMEA 2020 DEMOvation competition. This year’s competition will take place on Feb. 3-5 at the Westin Grand Frankfurt and will feature demonstrations from top innovators among aviation and logistics technology startups. Additionally, the startups will be showcased in Cargo Facts […]
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