Thursday, May 23, 2024

Multimodal 2017: BIFA says Brexit implications for trade still unknown

Nobody really knows what the Brexit implications are for trade, the British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) director general, Robert Keen told delegates at the Brexit Briefing at Multimodal 2017 in Birmingham. He event brought along a crystal ball to emphasise the point, explaining” “We, like most people, have heard all sorts of ‘facts’ and figures, […]

Multimodal 2017: Ground handling remains the problem area

The industry needs to improve what happens to cargo on the ground, delegates were told during the “Air freight – improving air cargo performance” session at Multimodal 2017 in Birmingham (UK) on 4 April. Heathrow Airport head of cargo, Nick Platts says the air component of the supply chain is efficient, with its ability to move […]

Multimodal 2017: Industry needs to speak same language

The industry needs to speak the same language to improve quality, Multimodal 2017 delegates were told in the Valuing Air Cargo Performance session in Birmingham (UK) on 4 April. In the session, speakers agreed that quality has improved considerably but further improvements are still needed, and all players in the supply chain need to speak […]

Multimodal to host meeting of Cargo iQ Working Group

Multimodal 2017 seminars will include a series of debates focused on air cargo challenges and opportunities, and the event will play host to a meeting of Cargo iQ’s Working Group. Air cargo leaders from across the globe, including Heathrow Airport’s Nick Platts, DB Schenker’s, Lothar Moehle, Air Canada Cargo’s, Mark Olney, and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s, Jonas van […]