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Cargo Tracker - February 2017

In this issue

Keeping your cargo safe! 

Lithium batteries are not only in your portable electronic devices but also used in the transport of food, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, vaccines, and industrial chemicals. The Dangerous Goods Regulations help keep your cargo safe, find out more about the guidance document that has been created to help in the preparation of compliant packages. Read more...  

e-AWBLink: increasing the global e-Cargo footprint

eAWBLink is enabling more forwarders globally to switch to electronic means for their cargo shipments with customers currently joining from 12 countries. To date, more than 1200 AWBs submitted electronically to 21 Airlines including Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Airbridge Cargo Airlines, Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, COPA, Czech Airlines, Emirates, Finnair, Icelandair, Korean Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa Cargo, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, TACA International Airlines, Turkish Airlines.

Launched recently by IATA, eAWBLink is a basic industry tool designed for small and medium-sized forwarders to do e-AWB and join the e-Cargo community. Connected with more than 120 airlines, it enables forwarders to exchange data using IATA standard electronic messages. Learn more about eAWBLink

Air Cargo Innovation Awards 2017: Finalists Announced! 

The finalists for 2017’s Air Cargo Innovation Awards have been announced: 

  • Astral Aerial - UTM Concept for Africa
  • Etihad Cargo  - Smart Electric Cool Dolly
  • Gatechain - Redefining trade with blockchain
  • Jettainer - Innovative Decision Support System (DSS), ULD management
  • Openairlines - SkyBreathe Fuel Efficiency
Join us at the World Cargo Symposium where each of the finalists will present their project at the closing plenary on 16 March 2017. Find out more about each submission from the Air Cargo Innovation Awards 5 finalists (pdf) 
It will be down to each of you to vote for the winner that day.
Don't miss this great opportunity to support innovation and the future of Air Cargo!

e-AWB Global Penetration

Find out the latest e-AWB penetration in the full monthly (pdf) report for January 2017.


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