The medical industry’s dash to produce the world’s first coronavirus vaccines in just a few months is heightening the urgency for the workhorses of global trade to be ready for the historic charge to defeat the disease.
Time:matters, a specialist in time-critical express transports, has recently announced the addition of eleven new airports to its US domestic same day air network, increasing the number of available stations to 100.
Amazon last year committed to zeroing out its carbon footprint by 2040, or eliminating the greenhouse gas emissions caused by its activities. The goal is daunting, and there’s no specific plan for how to reach it.
The fuel that powers passenger planes is normally among the most expensive oil products, but in a sign of the times the coronavirus has turned it into a blending component for typically cheaper shipping fuel.
DHL Global Forwarding, the freight forwarding specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has launched an air freight charter connecting Asia Pacific to Europe and the U.S. to meet demand from customers in the technology, manufacturing and life sciences and healthcare sectors.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched IATA ONE Source, an online platform that enables the air cargo industry to match shipping needs with the availability of infrastructure capabilities and certifications of service providers.