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FedEx officials said that it has had a 30-year relationship with Flying Cargo Group, adding that this agreement was reached at the time that the service agreement between the companies was set to expire. And they added that this agreement is expected to be made official during the first half of 2019 and subject to regulatory approval.

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Brandon Fried, executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based Airforwarders Association (AfA), an organization representing more than 275 member companies dedicated to moving cargo throughout the supply chain, with business models varying from domestic to worldwide freight forwarding operations.

While the size of this new facility was not made public, Amazon officials said the new hub, which it expects to be operational next year, will create hundreds of new jobs, adding that unlike other gateways and facilities within Amazon Air’s network, the Regional Air Hub will be tailored specifically to Amazon Air’s larger scale regional needs.

There’s a lot to think about before you can launch internationally, so, we’ve put together our three steps to international shipping for eCommerce retailers to help you plan your strategy.


Absent any contingency planning being made transparent to the industry, the risks of not addressing key issues could mean “chaos” for interrupted supply chains.

Pricing across the transportation modes

While air cargo volumes continue to stage a modest uptick, shippers are now waiting to see how the introduction of larger freight aircraft might serve to sustain this growth. At the same time, shippers need to keep an eye on which domestic airports are prepared to handle more capacity and the new demands driven by e-commerce.

Learn about the 35th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for Air Carriers and Air Freight Forwarders.

SEKO Logistics is demonstrating its confidence in the continued cross-border growth potential of British brands globally by investing in a new flagship airfreight and omni-parcel services facility close to London Heathrow, the move comes as SEKO’s revenues are set to top £100 million in the UK in 2018 for the first time.

Like all modes of freight transportation, especially these days, change is constant. And that is apparent in the air freight sector. Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Matt Castle, VP of Global Forwarding Products & Services at C.H. Robinson, to get an inside glimpse of the current state of the market.

The air forwarders, third-party logistics (3PL) providers, drayage, warehouse and airport operators are experiencing a revolution well beyond the decade of security-focused investments that had captured so much attention. 3PL technologies for Air Cargo, Air Freight Technology Trends 2018

Chuck Clowdis, managing director of consulting firm Trans-Logistics Group, Inc., was one of the major voices in LM’s 2018 Rate Outlook: Economic Expansion, Pushing Rates Skyward feature earlier this year. Here, he shares more views on the air cargo sector in Part II of our interview.

Chuck Clowdis, managing director of consulting firm Trans-Logistics Group, Inc, shares his views of the state of the industry in the first of a two-part interview.

While last mile carriers receive much of the attention, the traditional modal heavyweights are in charge of connecting the growing web of facilities that enable e-commerce, today, all modes, as well as freight intermediaries, must be poised for growth and flexible enough to keep evolving.




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