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eAWB not as pressing a priority as IATA hopes

January 27, 2017 1:57 pm Published by

ELECTRONIC airway bills (eAWBs) may be the future but at the current rate of adoption that future is a long way off. Devised and pushed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the eAWB was expected to tear airfreight from the 1080’s and into the 21st century. Whether through arrogance,... Read More...

With Uber Freight Not Just Truck Drivers’ Jobs at Risk

January 20, 2017 12:01 pm Published by

The bane of taxi drivers everywhere is now taking on logistics At the end of December, Uber debuted its newest venture, Uber Freight, its foray into the un-sexy yet lucrative world of logistics. Many saw Uber’s entry into freight as a death knell for trucking companies, as Uber is looking... Read More...

No gain without pain

January 10, 2017 11:51 am Published by

2016 will be remembered in liner shipping as a year of unprecedented consolidation and the biggest ocean carrier bankruptcy for 30 years. Key container line names such as APL, China Shipping, ‘K’Line, MOL, NYK and UASC will eventually disappear into their new organisations; the brands consigned to the history books... Read More...