November 29th in Aviation by .

Iberia Cargo Joins Cargo 2000

IBERIA Cargo has become the 29th international air cargo carrier to commit to Cargo 2000’s quality management system.
The group’s membership now includes 76 major airlines, freight forwarders, ground handlers, trucking companies and IT providers. Its members are implementing re-engineered air cargo transport processes from shipper to consignee using Cargo’s 2000’s Master Operating Plan.

November 29th in Aviation by .

International Cargo Demand -Freight at a Turning Point

The International Air Transport Association announced international traffic results for October showing 14.4% year-on-year increase for international freight.

According to IATA’s director general & CEO Giovanni Bisignani, growth is returning to a more normal pattern, with freight demand 1% above pre-crisis levels of early-2008.

May 1st in 3PL by .

Davies Turner Expands German Road Haulage Operation

Davies Turner is boosting UK importers’ and exporters’ links with Bavaria and central Europe, building on its new twice-weekly trailer groupage service with the region.

April 21st in News by .

Global Economy Will Grow More Then 4% In 2010 – Led by China and India

The International Monetary Fund says the global economy, after enduring a crippling recession, should see better-than-expected growth this year, Then, the fund thought that the world economy would grow by 3.9% this year.

April 19th in News by .

Impact of Volcanic Ash Cloud over European Economy

The cloud of ash from an Iceland volcano is casting a shadow over the nascent economic recovery in Europe as the cancellation of flights in key markets entered its fifth day.

Until last Sunday, a total of 63,000 flights had been canceled in the four days since ash from a volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier in Iceland closed the airspace of a large swath of Europe, according to air traffic authority Eurocontrol. The air travel and freight disruptions are costing airlines …

April 15th in World Economy by .

American Economic Profile

The largest and still the most important market in the world, the United States of America’s economy is driven by consumers but is troubled by high debt levels.

The United States of America (US or USA) has the world’s largest economy. According to the CIA World Factbook, 2007 GDP is believed to be $13.84 trillion. This is three times the size of the next largest economy, Japan, which has a GDP of $4.4 trillion. US dominance has been eroded however …