Newsletter – June 5, 2019

  • Newsletter – June 5, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES
    Air Canada Cargo to offer drone-delivery services

    freightwaves.com
    Air Canada Cargo will offer drone-based services thanks to a new agreement with Drone Delivery Canada (TSXV: FLT), a Toronto-based startup that makes autonomous cargo aircraft and a proprietary flight platform. Read more here. 


    Air Canada ‘finalising’ binding agreement on Transat deal

    aircargonews.net
    Air Canada has confirmed that it is “in the process of finalising its binding agreement” to acquire Transat AT Inc, owner of Canadian carrier Air Transat. Read more here. 


    OCEAN FREIGHT UPDATES
    CMA CGM to rationalise services as cost-cutting target increased

    lloydsloadinglist.com
    CMA CGM is to double down on efforts to rationalise its services and reduce its cost base as it seeks to adapt to a changing market. Read more here. 


    APL files with FMC to buy slots on Hapag-Lloyd’s US flag transatlantic service

    theloadstar.com
    After last week revealing that CMA CGM-owned container carrier APL was to concentrate on the transpacific and intra-Asia trades, it appeared it is now set to make a partial return to the transatlantic market. Read more here. 


    Hapag-Lloyd launches remote reefer monitoring system

    theloadstar.com
    Hapag-Lloyd has become the latest container carrier to outfit its fleet of reefer containers with real-time monitoring technology. Read more here. 


    GROUND AND RAIL FREIGHT UPDATES
    LTL Outlook: How to Manage Today’s Rising Rates

    freightwaves.com
    Please refer to the infographic. 


    Michelin unveils airless tire prototype at Movin’On Summit mobility event

    freightwaves.com
    Michelin rolled out its new high-tech airless tire for passenger vehicles at the kick off of the Movin’On Summit for sustainable mobility on June 4 in Montreal. Read more here. 


     

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