Dachser USA has recently announced a new dedicated weekly Frankfurt-Chicago-Frankfurt flight service in response to ongoing demand for increased air freight capacity between Europe and the US. “This new dedicated weekly transatlantic flight service offers a solution to the current air freight capacity challenges that our customers are facing. They called upon us to provide
The medical industry’s dash to produce the world’s first coronavirus vaccines in just a few months is heightening the urgency for the workhorses of global trade to be ready for the historic charge to defeat the disease. Only 28% of companies involved in supply-chain logistics feel well prepared to handle COVID-19 vaccines and 19% characterized
In the world of logistics, getting ready for peak shipping season for air and ocean freight usually means researching, understanding and following historical demand patterns. But this year, uncertainty from COVID-19 is changing everything. As one would expect, air and ocean services must adjust to higher demand during the peak shipping season. However, many sectors
Cargo, one of the least glamorous aspects of flying, is proving a rare ray of light for airlines amid the coronavirus gloom. The grounding of passenger planes at a time of increased demand for everything from medical supplies to iPhones has boosted freight rates. With much of the world’s population house-bound and shopping online instead
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said Britain will open its first free port since 2012 next year in an effort to boost growth after Brexit. Sea, air and rail ports across England are invited to bid for free port status before the end of this year, he said on Wednesday in a statement.