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Cargo Tracker June 2013

In this Cargo Tracker issue:

Air Cargo tackling the environmental challenges

Since early 2012 all parties in the supply chain have been showing growing interest to look at the air freight carbon footprint. Read more...

Airmail: changing rules for a changing business model

With the wide use of e-mail, the traffic of traditional letters is declining, but growth in the parcel post and letter packet product lines is more than making up for that, thanks to growing online retail. The Posts are eager to increase their business and to bring more commercial products in the mail. Read more...

Checklist for time & temperature sensitive healthcare shipments will be mandatory

Effective 1 July 2013, the Acceptance Checklist Requirements for Time and Temperature Sensitive Healthcare Shipments will become mandatory for the transportation of healthcare cargo shipments. Read more...

Connect swiftly with the new multilateral e-AWB agreement!

After coming into effect on 18 April 2013, several leading airlines and freight forwarders around the world have already joined the multilateral e-AWB agreement and many more participants are expected to join in the coming weeks and months. Read more...

Cargo Operation Advisory Group to help the adoption of e-AWB

At the World Cargo Symposium 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, the industry asked IATA to reposition cargo operations as a core cargo activity and to engage more regularly with key cargo operations stakeholders. Read more...

Building our future at the CNS Conference 

Early May, CNS welcomed over 500 highly placed air cargo professionals from the US and around the world to Phoenix, Arizona for two days of informative sessions and networking.  The conference, featuring the theme “Building our Future”, explored what the cargo industry needs to do to deliver robust and sustainable solutions addressing pressing industry issues. Read more...

Successful Secure Freight pilot in Kenya

On 28-30 May, Secure Freight, an enhanced Air Cargo supply chain program that IATA has been promoting around the world, successfully concluded its pilot program operating in Nairobi, Kenya. Read more...


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