Thursday, June 20, 2024

Airfreight industry’s sustainable stance

Environmental sustainability is a prominent issue that needs to be addressed as global trade rises. Realising its moral responsibility towards safeguarding the environment and creating a better future for upcoming generations, the airline industry has pledged to be “net zero by 2050.” Danita Waterfall-Brizzi, Principal Cargo & Logistics Consultant, Hospitio Consulting Services, asked, “What is […]

Recycling service for cargo covers launched by DuPont

DuPont Protection Solutions has started a new courtesy recycling service for its range of DuPont Tyvek Cargo Covers. The program will be available across the US and soon offered in Canada and other key global markets and was launched at the 2017 IQPC Global Forum in Chicago this week. The program is the latest step in the […]

Heathrow and IAG team-up to raise awareness of illegal wildlife trade

Heathrow Airport and IAG Cargo have teamed-up to celebrate World Elephant Day and help stomp out illegal trade of wildlife. The UK hub has created and installed a pop-up interactive display at the airport’s Terminal 5 today, which will be run in partnership with Border Force and IAG Cargo. It will support United for Wildlife’s ‘United for […]

Solar-powered cargo facility for Swissport at JKIA

Swissport Kenya has opened Kenya’s first solar-powered cargo facility at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi and is aiming for it to cover 30 per cent of the facility’s energy demand. The move will also reduce energy costs and the solar panels will power cold rooms at the cargo facility. The 104KWp solar PV […]

Luxembourg airfreight market continues to flourish

Air cargo is vitally important to Luxembourg and there is no country of a similar size where the industry has such a standing. Last year, more than 800,000 tonnes were handled at Luxembourg Airport, ranking it the sixth busiest in Europe and is looking to handle about 900,000 tonnes in 2017. Cluster for Logistics (C4L) […]

Lofty future sustainability targets set by UPS

UPS has announced new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources. The goals were detailed in the integrator’s 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report, and it says it supports its commitment to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions from global ground operations […]

Lufthansa Cargo recognised for its CO2 reducing emissions project

Lufthansa Cargo has been named a finalist for the German CSR Award with OMEGA Big Data Tool – as it continues to put a firm focus on reducing its CO2 emissions. Lufthansa’s cargo arm was named one of two runners-up in the ‘CO2 avoidance as a contribution to climate protection’ category with its ‘OMEGA – using […]

ICAO Council adopts new aircraft CO2 emissions standard

The 36-State International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council has adopted a new aircraft CO2 emissions standard – which it says will reduce the impact of aviation greenhouse gas emissions on the global climate. Contained in a new volume III to annex 16 of the Chicago Convention (Environmental Protection), the aircraft CO2 emissions measure represents the world’s first global […]

Logistics sector to cut CO2 by 30% by 2030

The Luxembourg logistics and transport sector is ambitiously aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by 20 per cent by 2020 and 30 per cent by 2030, Cluster for Logistics (CLT) Luxembourg senior manager, Malik Zeniti tells staff writer James Muir. Zeniti says CLT was encourage to support the introduction of an international environmental Sustainable Logistics label […]