Newsletter – July 30, 2019

  • Newsletter – July 30, 2019


    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES

    Asia Pacific cargo volumes continue to decline
    aircargonews.net
    According 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 Canada
    aircargonews.net
    Caribbean 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 deadline
    theloadstar.com
    Growing 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 time
    freightwaves.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 2018
    logisticsmanagement.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 internationally
    lloydsloadinglist.com
    Amazon 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.

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