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 Trumps travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries. Permanent U.S. residents from nations covered by Trumps 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.
Aramex PJSC, the Dubai-based courier and logistics company, is considering minimizing its operations in the U.K. and serving Europe through the Netherlands or France if Brexit agreements do not favor free trade flows.
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 giants multimodal logistics strategy, which includes freight forwarding and direct involvement in trucking, airfreight and, now, seafreight.
Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rebounded last month as buyers adjusted to the recent jump in mortgage rates, according to figures released Jan. 30 from the National Association of Realtors in Washington.
A drone has made Irelands 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.
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.
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, IATAs global head of cargo.
The inauguration of President Trump leaves many areas of US policy in some doubt, none more so than in the area of Foreign Trade, as has been evidenced by the recent scrapping of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The Presidents unpredictability also leaves many unanswered questions such as where he stands on relations with Cuba.