Thursday, May 23, 2024

Post-Covid challenges for temperature-sensitive goods

Logistics and supply chain solutions for temperature-sensitive goods continue to experience challenging conditions post-Covid, Mike Parr, Managing Director of Perishable Movements Ltd explains. The sector has witnessed escalating prices in air freight which are proving crippling for some businesses. Charges at Heathrow have increased at a rate which is out of kilter with any other […]

Changing consumer habits are impacting shipping

US carrier 21Air only launched 18 months ago to move fresh and perishable cargo domestically within the US and internationally with two 767-200ER freighters. The airline’s success can be measured, according to 21Air new business development director, Rodrigo De Narvaez (pictured), in a massive expansion later this year. He says: “We are in the process […]

New service will bloom for Kenya

Kenya Airways resumes Dubai flights

The Kenyan horticultural industry, especially its rose growers, look set to benefit from the launch of a Kenya Airways non-stop flight from Nairobi to New York in late October this year. It becomes the first airline to offer a non-stop flight between East Africa and the USA. “We are honoured to contribute to the economic […]

Keeping it fresh in Dallas

Are perishables treated with the same care and dedication as pharmaceutical products when transported by air cargo? That was on the mind of the Cool Chain Association chairman Stavros Evangelakakis on the first day of the Cool Chain Association’s second Pharma and Perishables conference in Dallas, Texas on December 3. The two-day conference split between […]

Perishable centre opens at Kempegowda in India

A perishable cargo handling centre has opened at Kempegowda International Airport in India, according to the Indian publication The Hindu’s online edition. The newspaper claims it is the first airport in the country to have such a facility, which commenced trial operations on Monday. Aisats Coolport is operated by Air India SATS Airport Services (AISATS). The centre is […]