After Chaos at Airports, Homeland Security Says Order to Return

The U.S. government said it was taking steps to restore order to the global air transport industry after a weekend of chaos following President Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries. Permanent U.S. residents from nations covered by Trump’s order should no longer be detained at American airports and no one covered by the ban should be getting on planes overseas, the Department of Homeland Security said.

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Amazon maritime freight forwarding in full swing

Amazon has been in the maritime forwarding business since October 2016, according to an “Ocean Audit” report cited by the Wall Street Journal. While Amazon has not commented, this latest news fleshes out the e-commerce giant’s multimodal logistics strategy, which includes freight forwarding and direct involvement in trucking, airfreight and, now, seafreight.

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Pony Express makes first approved Dublin drone delivery

A drone has made Ireland’s first Irish Aviation Authority (IAA)-approved parcel delivery, ferrying emergency supplies 200 metres to a boat at sea. The Dublin flight, lasting two minutes from take-off to parcel drop, was performed by Pony Express Couriers, using a DJI Inspire 1 drone laden with a parcel weighing 250 grams.

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13 Cheap Moving Tips: Save Money When Moving House

You may have heard or read on numerous occasions that the entire process of moving house can be a really stressful experience – an event riddled with unexpected and chaotic turns and twists that can rarely be controlled.

And to make things even more..

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IATA’s ten cargo resolutions as e-AWB penetration misses 2016 target

IATA has issued ten New Year resolutions for the global air cargo industry. Top of the list is “embrace e-commerce growth” which accelerated 23.7% in 2016: “Online sales are on the increase, demand is high as well as the need for quick delivery, which creates a significant opportunity for air cargo,” said Glyn Hughes, IATA’s global head of cargo.

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