Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Emirates SkyCargo upgrades global pharma services

Emirates SkyCargo has upgraded its pharma capabilities with a new facility in Chicago, pharma corridors and GDP recertification in Dubai. The Chicago facility is dedicated solely to pharmaceutical shipments, spread over 1,000 square metres with scope for additional expansion. It provides protection for pharma cargo through temperature controlled zones for acceptance and delivery, build up […]

New chair and vice-chair for Cargo iQ

Henrik Ambak of Emirates SkyCargo has been appointed chair of Cargo iQ’s board with Kerstin Strauss of Kuehne + Nagel filling the role of vice-chair. Ambak, senior vice president of cargo operations worldwide at Emirates SkyCargo was formerly vice-chair of the board. He started his career in freight forwarding and has occupied his role at […]

Cargo iQ helps Emirates set service standards

Emirates SkyCargo is reinforcing its service standards using the Cargo iQ framework and achieved a number of significant milestones in the process. The airline monitored nearly 823,000 shipments using Cargo iQ guidelines in the first six months since it received certification. According to data published by Cargo iQ, Emirates SkyCargo is one of the largest […]

Emirates SkyCargo drives one million ULDs between Dubai hubs

Emirates SkyCargo has transported the millionth unit load device (ULD) through its bonded corridor trucking service connecting Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central. The trucking corridor was launched in April 2014 when Emirates SkyCargo started freighter services from Dubai World Central. A fleet of 49 trucks, including 12 refrigerated trucks for temperature sensitive goods […]

Emirates SkyCargo’s Henrik Ambak elected Cargo iQ vice chairman

Emirates SkyCargo’s Henrik Ambak has been elected vice chairman of Cargo iQ, and the group has also welcomed board members from Qatar Airways Cargo and Swissport for the first time. Ambak brings over three decades of air cargo experience with him, having started his career in freight forwarding, moving to ground handling, before joining Cargolux […]

Outlook positive for Emirates SkyCargo

Emirates SkyCargo is predicting more positive times ahead following the challenges of 2016, senior vice president cargo of operations worldwide, Henrik Ambak (pictured) explains. He says 2017 has been positive following the weak start to 2016, followed by a very good peak season. The outlook for 2017 is looking good, something he feels is essential […]