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Air & Sea Cargo Americas
November 4 - 6, 2015 • Miami, Florida    
Don’t miss out on the interesting current issues to be discussed at Air Cargo – Seacargo Americas Congress. Register now!

AIR CARGO & SEACARGO AMERICAS CONGRESS

  Trade Trends in the Americas

On Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 9:00 a.m., a panel of distinguished transportation and logistics experts will present their views of current trends in trade, the supply chain and transportation, as well as their visions, strategies and forecasts for the growth of the air cargo and sea cargo in the Western Hemisphere for the next two years. The panelists will provide forecasts on the following markets:

  • Western Hemisphere
  • Americas - Europe
  • Americas - Asia
  • Americas – Africa
  • Americas – Middle East

The panelist are: Jaime Alvarez P., Senior Director Cargo, Copa Airlines; Donald Francey, Head of Key Clients, Sealand (invited); Jose Perez-Jones, Senior Vice President, Seaboard Marine; Mathieu Floreani, CEO for the Americas, DHL Global Forwarding; Ian Morgan, VP Cargo The Americas, Qatar Airways (invited); and will be moderated by Richard Roffman, Publisher, LatinTradeReport.com, Founding Publisher, Latin Trade, Latin CEO and South Florida CEO Magazines as well as Co-host of the nationally syndicated radio talk show “Made in America”.

FEATURED ARTICLE

  Deutsche Post DHL Group to foster global growth through
  pioneering innovation approach

DHL TruckDeutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider, is investing in innovation to play a leadership role in the global development of the logistics industry and shape a sustainable future. Read more …

 

NEWS IN THE AMERICAS
  • UPS AirplaneUPS named official supplier to Special Olympics UPS will donate its logistics skills and warehousing services for the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles, July 25 through August 2. The games are expected to attract 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches. Read more…

  • FAA fines more shippers, FedEx for hazmat violations The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed civil penalties ranging from $54,000 to $81,669 against three companies for allegedly violating federal HAZMAT rules. Read more …

  • Air France faces new safety probe after freighter takeoff scare Air France faces its second safety investigation in as many weeks after pilots were forced to recover in mid-takeoff after entering the wrong data into the computer system of a Mexico-bound cargo jet. Read more …

  • Sutramporpc: APM starts laying off striking workers The strike in Callao, the chief seaport of Peru, has taken yet another turn, as workers have started receiving letters of employment termination from APM Terminals, according to local dockworkers’ union Sutramporpc. Read more …

  • Unmanned aircraft are the future for air cargo – ‘but we need time to get it right’ More than 30 mostly European organizations are pressing for the development of unmanned cargo aircraft (UCA). Read more …

  • IAG, Cargo Airlines Association speak out on open skies The Cargo Airlines Association, representing the all-cargo carrier industry, issued a statement Thursday urging the U.S. government to maintain its open skies agreements it negotiated with 115 countries worldwide, which promote world trade. The association maintains that cargo carriers employ more than 760,000 people, and that those jobs would be in jeopardy if any action were taken to “limit competitive opportunities and restrict the ability of carriers to operate, not only between countries that are parties to open skies agreements, but also beyond those countries to other areas of the globe.” Read more…

  • Maersk Line plans 60 percent cut in CO2 footprint by 2020 World’s largest ocean container carrier Maersk Line plans to reduce CO2 emissions per container moved by 60% by 2020 compared to levels from 2007, according to the recently launched Maersk Line 2014 Sustainability Update. Read more…

  • APL bolsters America links Container carrier APL, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines, is introducing a new weekly service to link Central America and US East Coast, dubbed the America Caribbean Express (ACX). Read more…

  • Steel cut for Crowley’s second LNG-Powered ConRo Ship VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., has began construction on Taíno, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s second of two liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, combination container – Roll-On/Roll-Off (ConRo) ships. Read more…

  • Thousands of new freighters needed over the coming 20 years New research suggests that there will be increased orders for freighter aircraft over the coming 20 years on the back of demand growth and the need to retire existing aircraft. Read more …

  • Regulators take to the TIACA stage on advance data rules Regulators and the air cargo industry must continue to work closely if impending advance data rules are not to impede cargo flows, delegates at TIACA’s Executive Summit (ES) were told. Read more …

  • UPS poll reveals great expectations for high-tech The survey showed that the growth outlook for high-tech exports is strong. Forty six percent of the respondents said they expect industry exports to grow globally at the current pace for the next two years, while 28 percent of respondents expect faster growth. North American and Latin American respondents were the most optimistic about the future of high-tech exports. Read more …

  • Frugal US consumers hit Panama Canal trade The volume of shipping containers transiting the Panama Canal is unlikely to return to 2007 pre-crisis boom levels, thanks to changing patterns in global trade and manufacturing and what appears to be the new, more parsimonious, habits of US consumers, according to the canal’s top executive. Read more …

  • More time to test ACE air manifest U.S. Customs’ five-week postponement of mandatory filing of electronic air import manifests through a new IT systems is actually a positive development and reflects well on the agency’s ability to manage the rollout of the Automated Commercial Environment, air industry officials said. Read more …

  • DHL increases convenience for e-shoppers Express package delivery and logistics services provider DHL is trying out a number of innovative approaches to support the growing demand for electronic retail transactions. Read more …

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