Newsletter – July 30, 2019
AIR FREIGHT UPDATES
Asia Pacific cargo volumes continue to declineaircargonews.netAccording to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines’ (AAPA) figures for June, air cargo volumes have declined for the eighth consecutive month. Read more here.
Caribbean Airlines Cargo signs interline agreement with Air Canadaaircargonews.netCaribbean Airlines Cargo has signed a new interline agreement with Air Canada, which enables it to ship into and out of all major cities in Canada. Read more here.
OCEAN FREIGHT UPDATES
Grace period needed after new year IMO 2020 deadlinetheloadstar.comGrowing safety concerns around the IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap on marine fuels has led to talk of a period of “permitted noncompliance” following the 1 January implementation. Read more here.
GROUND AND RAIL FREIGHT UPDATES
Geofencing could be the key carriers need to unlock detention timefreightwaves.com
Driver detention has long plagued the trucking industry, causing headaches and lost wages. When the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate took effect, carriers began to get a better view of just how much detention time was costing them. Read more here.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS – GOVERNMENT UPDATES
Peak Season outlook is tempered compared to a robust 2018logisticsmanagement.com
A year ago at this time, optimism filled the air in freight transportation and logistics circles, especially when it came to 2019 Peak Season prospects. Read more here.
Amazon launches supply chain anti-counterfeit tool internationallylloydsloadinglist.comAmazon is launching its supply chain anti-counterfeit tool internationally, with the e-retail giant expanding its product serialisation service, Transparency, to France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, India, and Canada. Read more here.