Kale Logistics, dnata develop e-commerce platform for Dubai cargo community

Indian logistics software provider Kale Logistics Solutions has partnered with Dubai-based air service provider dnata to develop a new e-commerce platform for the cargo community system in the United Arab Emirates using dnata’s existing e-commerce portal, Calogi. The new e-commerce platform will provide a variety of digital services, such as appointment and customs service management,[…]

Keeping an eye on specialty cargo: The ups, downs, trends and traffic in 2020

From COVID-19 vaccines to grocery perishables and other crucial cargo, specialty pharma and cool-chain shipments have been at the forefront for cargo carriers during the past year. When the world seemed to stop, global pharma, perishables and specialty cargo were in demand more than ever, spurring capacity shortages and record-breaking e-commerce trends. The Air Cargo[…]

ANA to connect NRT-HGH with June freighter service

Japan-based All Nippon Airways (ANA) is launching two round-trip flights connecting Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT) and Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) later this month using a 767 freighter. The flights will operate from NRT-HGH on June 20 and 27, returning to NRT the following day, according to an ANA statement released today. The round-trip[…]

Air Cargo Customer Experience: Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Southwest shine during a difficult 2020

A look back at air cargo operations in 2020 shows how quickly the industry can adjust to the unexpected — or the seemingly impossible. When airlines desperate to move in-demand personal protective equipment and other vital cargo began operating passenger aircraft — without the passengers — solely to transport cargo, many industry figures were skeptical[…]