Monday, August 10, 2015         VIEW IN BROWSER SUBSCRIBE SHARE  
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!

DON'T BE LEFT OUT: EXHIBIT TODAY
 

The 2015 Air Cargo/SeaCargo Americas show is just around the corner. As of today, over 75% of the exhibition space has been sold and over 2,400 business executives have registered to attend the show.

For the 2015 show, we expect over 6,000 business executives to visit the show. The 2013 show was the largest attended show in the Western Hemisphere. More than $57 million in actual and projected sales were reported by the exhibitors and over 6,800 international aviation and maritime business executives from 65 countries visited the exhibition.

View a current list of exhibitors and the current exhibit show floor plan.

The prices for an exhibition booth are as follows:

Exhibit Booth Pricing:

  • $3200, for in-line booths
  • $3600, for aisle booths
  • $3800, for all booths contiguous to red carpet

Exhibit Booths Include the following:

  • 10x10' pipe-and-drape booth with 3' side rails
  • 6' skirted draped table with two chairs
  • 1 waste paper basket
  • Booth signage (black and white)
  • 1 500 electrical power outlet (120 volts)
  • 1 free conference pass
  • 5 free booth personnel badges (Additional badges are available at $25 each.)
  • Free listing in the Exhibitor Directory and on web site access to Exhibitor Service Manual/Service Kit

If you interested in purchasing an exhibition booth or in becoming a sponsor, contact Ivan Barrios at 305-871-7910 or via email at [email protected].

AIR CARGO & SEACARGO AMERICAS CONGRESS
 

Perishables Trade Trends

On Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., a special session on “Perishables Trade Trends” will be held.

Topic: Today, fresh and frozen seafood, fruits, vegetables and poultry from Latin America are exported to North America, Europe and Asia, and beef, poultry and fruits are exported from North America to Latin America, Asia and Europe for everyone to enjoy year round.

Also, innovations in the handling, packaging and temperature control technologies in the supply chain have opened new trade lanes for high value, temperature controlled products, which are shipped globally via airfreight.

The panelists will:

  • Provide their insights and forecasts on current and possible future trade lanes of perishable products.
  • Discuss the development of innovative infrastructures, equipment and processes for the efficient transportation and safeguarding of the integrity of the required temperature during the transit from production site to the end consumer.
  • Link the connections required to make it possible for consumers to receive quality perishable products from half away around the world year-round.
  • Discuss what is being done to improve the efficiency of cold chain infrastructures and processes.

The panelists: Ronald Schaefer, Pharmaceuticals Logistics Center for Excellence, IATA; Tom Grubb, Manager Cold Chain Strategy, American Airlines Cargo; Amy Woodward, Sales Manager, Agro America LLC; Fernando Poitevin, COO, LAN Cargo, LATAM Airlines Group. The panel will be moderated by Albert Saphir, Principal, ABS Consulting.

FEATURED ARTICLE
 

Amazon lays out plan for drones to navigate skies

DHL TruckRetail giant’s proposal includes dividing airspace to allow for planned delivery drones, avoid manned aircraft. Amazon plan would include a ‘high-speed transit zone’ for advanced unmanned aircraft like the delivery drones it is developing. Read more …

 

NEWS IN THE AMERICAS
 
  • UPS AirplaneFedEx orders 50 Boeing freighters in deal worth $9.97 billion at list prices
    FedEx Corp, the world’s largest cargo firm, has signed a deal to buy 50 additional Boeing Co 767-300 freighters in the biggest order ever for the plane, allowing the aircraft maker to extend its production line well into the next decade. Read more …

  • Lloyd’s Register first to certify small commercial ships in the Caribbean Lloyd’s Register (LR) has become the first classification society to certify small commercial ships operating in the Caribbean. Read more …

  • UPS chases Coyote Logistics
    UPS does indeed plan to acquire Coyote Logistics from private equity firm Warburg Pincus for US$1.8 billion. Read more …

  • ACAS extended one more year
    Forwarders and carriers that still need time to finalize their advance data-sharing operations can breathe a little easier. They now have one more year of pilot testing to smooth out the kinks, said the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Read more …


  • Construction start of Nicaragua canal’s main works on track
    The preparation for the main construction work on the USD 50 billion Nicaragua canal is advancing on schedule and the work will start at the end of the year as initially planned according to local media. Read more …

  • Port of Houston Authority terminals nearing 20 million ton mark
    The Port of Houston Authority terminals handled 20 million tons of cargo since the first of this year through June. Read more …

  • LATAM Airlines converts tons into travel credits
    LATAM Airlines Group cargo customers can now benefit from Cargo Rewards, a corporate program that converts transported international cargo tons into credit for travel. Read more …

  • Major US airlines end trophy hunter shipments
    Three US airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Read more …

  • FERC okays Excelerate’s LNG terminal off Puerto Rico
    Excelerate Energy has obtained authorization from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to, in cooperation with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), site, construct, and operate the proposed Aguirre Offshore Gas Port Project located offshore Puerto Rico. Read more …

  • A group of US airlines is teaming up against American, Delta and United
    A coalition of four US airlines – JetBlue, Hawaiian, Atlas and FedEx – has spoken out against a request from the legacy carriers, which they refer as the “Big 3”, to renegotiate America’s respective Open Skies agreements with the UAE and Qatar. Read more …

  • Ports of Savannah and Brunswick busier than ever
    U.S. port operator Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved a record 3.66 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Fiscal Year 2015, an increase of more than half a million TEUs. Read more …

  • Transpacific free trade agreement remains elusive
    Trade ministers left Hawaii without concluding a TPP deal because several countries held out to protect specific domestic industries like pharmaceuticals, automobiles and agriculture from competition. Read more …
SPONSORS