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National strike at Brussels Airport

Shipments will be Delayed at Brussels Airport Our Netherlands/Belgium partner Rotra Group announced that as of February 13, 2019, “Belgian trade unions have called a national strike after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next two years. The Christian, socialist and liberal unions are unhappy […]

UK Air Freight • Tight Space before Easter

Easter is fast approaching and many UK Forwarders will shut down for 4 days: Good Friday 30th March, Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 2nd April. From previous years we have learned that the pre-Easter cargo peak usually covers the two weeks prior to Good Friday. […]

Inbound Air Freight Impacts to Importers

The Future of the Inbound Air Freight Industry  What should you do? Spot market price increases and capacity that continues to dwindle… seems to be a theme in the shipping world right now.  This article focuses on the impact it has on smaller to mid-sized […]

Unified Cargo Processing Expands

Arizona Welcomes SkyBridge SkyBridge Arizona is excited to open its doors to the public, offering tens of thousands of jobs, increased revenue for the city, and a new way to increase trade between the USA and Mexico border. AZ Big Media “At its core, SkyBridge […]

Italy Airline Situation

Demand is high. Really high.   The demand for airfreight from Italy is at an all time high. One of our Italian partners, Luca Lopez with Embassy Cargo admits, “I am on the market since 23 years and I have never seen anything like this.” Suppliers can’t […]

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Air Freight vs. Ocean Freight

What better? Air Freight or Ocean Freight? If you are an importer, you may be asking yourself, when should I ship by ocean or when should I ship by air?  There are many things to consider when making this decision.  Check it out: Transit Time […]

A Closer look at Lithium Batteries

A Closer look at Lithium Batteries Electronics burst into Flames According to CNBC, The South Korean electronics giant was forced to recall of 2.5 million of its Note 7 phone this month after reports that the device was exploding and catching fire.   According to an article […]

Airfreight Limits to be Removed

A New Era for U.S-Mexico Travel, Trade as Air Transport Agreement to Enters Into Force Excerpt from: US Transportation Department | DOT 95-16 Statement by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx: On Friday, July 22, 2016, the United States and Mexico exchanged diplomatic notes to bring our […]

TP-Eastbound Airfreight Cargo Rates expected to see Relief

TP-Eastbound Airfreight Cargo Rates expected to see Relief With the Golden Week holiday now upon us, TransPacific Eastbound Airfreight is expected to see a bit of relief to the US markets. With major electronic players pushing out cargo in advance of the week long holiday, […]

Port Congestion leads to Air Freight

Congestion forced shippers into air freight at height of the market, Drewry says The U.S. West Coast port congestion drove shippers to air freight at the worst possible time with rates for air cargo at the seasonal highpoint of what is turning out to be […]