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Air Cargo & SeaCargo Americas News
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  FEATURED ARTICLE: Freight Intermediaries refine the art of "orchestration".
  Trade Alerts
Lighthizer confirmed as USTR chief.
Danata acquires AirLogistic USA, enters US market.
USCBP withdraws proposed changes to Jones Act.
ATSG forecasts 'solid growth' into the next decade.
NRF: Imports at US Ports to keep growing through summer.
American Airlines promises record investment in cargo as the 'landscape changes'.
Fitch affirms 'A' rating for Broward's Port Everglades; Outlook revised from Stable to Positive.
Brussels Airport to offer ground handler booking app.
US approves 2017 funding to aid seaports' development.
Greener skies ahead: how going green can help your bottom line.
Largest vessel to-date transits Panama Canal's new locks.
MIA to welcome El Al Israel Airlines in November.
Coming up with the roses.
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Meet over 200 air cargo and sea cargo companies exhibiting their products and services at the Air/Sea Cargo Americas International Congress and Exhibition that will take place November 1-3, 2017 at the Miami Airport Convention Center, 711 N.W. 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33126. View a current list of exhibitors.

The following are the exhibition hours:

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
12:00 noon – 7:30 pm (Includes a Welcome Reception at 5:30 p.m.)

Thursday, November 2, 2017
12:00 noon – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, November 3, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Register now and receive a complimentary entrance to show ($25 value). Click here to register.


FEATURED ARTICLE
While a bevy of high-tech outfits have threatened to disrupt the current freight forwarding marketplace with their digitized offerings, established players are hardly standing still as far as innovation is concerned.
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NEWS IN THE AMERICAS
The U.S. Senate on Thursday (May 11) voted 82-14 to confirm Robert Lighthizer as the White House's head of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. .
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On May 10, 2017, Dubai-based ground handler and cargo terminal operator, danata announced it was making an entry into the U.S. market with the acquisition of two AirLogistix USA facilities in the Lone-Star State. In recent years, AirLogistix USA has invested heavily in dedicated perishables facilities to support the growing volumes of perishables moving by air from Latin America to markets in the United States and Asia.
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US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has withdrawn the proposed modifications to the country's Jones Act which regulates maritime commerce in US waters and between US ports. Read more …
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Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) reported first-quarter net income up 21.5 percent y-o-y to $10.0 million as net revenue jumped 34.1 percent to $238 million. Visit ATSG's Airborne Global Solutions at booth #714.
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Imports at US major retail container ports should see steady increases through the summer and into the fall, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
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2017 will see American Airlines invest more in freight than ever before, according to new cargo president Rick Elieson. Visit American Airlines Cargo at booth #821.
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Fitch Rating has affirmed the 'A' rating on Broward County's Port Everglades' outstanding $167 million port facilities senior revenue and refunding bonds, and has revised the Rating Outlook from Stable to Positive.
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Brussels Airport has developed a new slot booking app for ground handler facilities that aim to reduce pick-up and delivery times. Read more … Visit Brussels Airport at booth #605.
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The US Congress has approved the 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which will maintain or increase funding for programs in an effort to aid America's seaports deliver economic prosperity, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) informed.
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Last month, FedEx issued a report with much fanfare about the results of two initiatives that made them understandably proud. They had set baseline targets back in 2005 and were already close to hitting their goals. All told, the two initiatives saved FedEx a combined US$281 million dollars in cost savings in fiscal 2016 alone. Visit FedEx at booth #614.
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The Panama Canal welcomed the 13,092 TEU Neopanamax containership COSCO Development on May 2, the largest ship both in dimension and capacity to transit the Expanded Canal since it was inaugurated in June 2016.
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El Al Israel Airlines announced today (May 03) the launch of the only Miami-Tel Aviv nonstop service, starting in November with three weekly roundtrip flights operating on Boeing 777-200 aircraft. Miami will be the first El Al destination in Florida and the airlines fifth route in the USA. Visit Miami International Airport at booth #601.
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Florida-based Western Global Airlines is flying 100 million flowers to Miami. The leading carrier of Mother's Day flowers to the US is operating 76 dedicated flights between Miami and South America to carry exotic varieties of roses and carnations that do not grow in the US, primarily from Ecuador and Colombia.
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