“Last Meal” ACMAB Koloniënpaleis

By      On   Jun 16, 2017   0 Comment

On Thursday June 15th, Cargo Magazine was invited to join the cargo managers association at the last ACMAB (Association of Cargo Managers in Belgium) summer barbecue. It was a great event at the ‘Koloniënpaleis’ in an incredible green environment of Tervuren, Belgium. There were a lot of new faces which created a good vibe. Besides Belgian nationals, there were representatives from the Netherlands and UK. The sold out event was royally catered and afterwards, we danced to the tunes of the DJ in the magnificent palace ball room.     It was a great opportunity to meet up with each  [Continue]

Aramex “ Naar hoger kwaliteitsniveau met CargoHub AEO Compliance framework”

By      On   Apr 27, 2017   0 Comment

Met ingang van 1 mei 2017 zal Aramex het gebruik van de AEO compliance tools van CargoHub verder gaan intensiveren. Vincent Iseli, compliance manager bij Aramex, vertelt waarom CargoHub is gekozen als partner voor de verder uitbouw van het AEO framework binnen Aramex.           “Wij gebruiken al een aantal jaren de Cargo Claims tool voor zeevracht, wegvervoer en luchtvervoer binnen het CargoHub platform waarmee het claimsproces aanmerkelijk is vereenvoudigd. In plaats van iedere claim afzonderlijk, per luchtvaartmaatschappij te registeren, wordt nu alles vastgelegd in een centraal platform met de mogelijkheid om data te delen met klanten.  [Continue]

Cargo Magazine Free English edition now available

By      On   Apr 11, 2017   0 Comment

We are delighted to share our latest edition of cargo magazine in english version. It contains great articles from many international logistic professionals. Cargo Magazine is published 1- 2 times per year and is distributed completely free of charge amongst professionals within the cargo industry. The 4000 printed magazines in the Dutch language are distributed in the Netherlands and Belgium. The online magazine is in both Dutch and English language and distributed within our international network. English version | Dutch version       In this special edition:  Brussels Airlines upgrades Cargo to first class, Alban Francois (Vice president Global Cargo)  [Continue]

Algemeen Programmamanager Renate de Vries over Schiphol SmartGate Cargo

By      On   Feb 8, 2017   0 Comment

De officiële opening van het Joint Inspection Center op 22 november vormde de bekroning van het meerjarige programma Schiphol SmartGate Cargo. Sleutel tot het succes van SmartGate was de samenwerking, zowel tussen publieke en private partijen als tussen overheidsdiensten onderling. Algemeen Programmamanager Renate de Vries vertelt over het programma.         Waarom is het programma Schiphol SmartGate Cargo (SSGC) tot stand gekomen? We willen de concurrentiepositie van de luchtvrachtindustrie op Schiphol en de economische groei stimuleren door meer samen te werken. Samenwerking tussen overheid en bedrijfsleven, maar ook tussen overheid- sdiensten. Om dat te bereiken moet vracht altijd  [Continue]

Glyn Hughes, Head of IATA Cargo: “Predicting the future of Air cargo, where will the growth come from?”

By      On   Jan 10, 2017   0 Comment

Forecasting is an unpredictable affair these days, for validation we need look no further than the recent Brexit vote and US election. So, with protectionist rhetoric increasing, world trade flat lining and the global economic outlook remaining uncertain one could be forgiven for predicting a tough year for air cargo in 2017. However, in keeping with the recent upset trend, I propose a slightly more optimistic outlook for the industry next year.         While there can be no denying that world trade is flat and the pace of economic growth is subdued, it would be amiss to disregard the growing  [Continue]


IPHandlers joines CargoHub platform for Claims and AEO compliance

IPhandlers, the region’s independent handler and freighter and forwarder of perishables, has commenced the CargoHub platform to role out AEO and quality management.             IPHandlers IPHandlers is located in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands, only th...

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Problematiek “Overdrachten tussen RTO houders voor goederen in tijdelijke opslag”

Met het in werking treden van het DWU per 1 mei 2016 is het principe van overdrachten tussen deelnemers binnen de Vrije Zone type II komen te vervallen. In het bijzonder in de regio Schiphol werden binnen het stelsel van de vrije zone goederen documentloos overgehaald tussen de deelnemers binnen ...

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Air Cargo Netherlands 2017 New Year’s Party

On January 10th ACN threw a new year’s party, welcoming industry professionals at Claus Party House in Hoofddorp and at the same time the Cargo Magazine Winter Edition was also launched. Upon arrival guests were greeted with a glass of prosecco and there were different themed areas within the ve...

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Fasten your seat belts!

Last summer I attended a number of interesting air cargo conferences, one in Shanghai and another one in Dubai. These conference are always a great place to catch up with people from the industry, hear the latest air cargo gossip, and feel the heartbeat of what is going on at the air cargo world....

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An innovative solution that challenges the forwarder dominated ad-hoc freight market

Interesting story in The Loadstar today about Singapore based startup Cargobase. Although this company is addressing a niche market in the Logistics Industry; ad-hoc freight, actual costs to shippers and the sheer size of the overall market they are tackling seems to justify their propo...

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Rethinking Last-Mile Logistics: Deploying Swarms of Drones with Self-Driving Trucks

Driverless trucks won’t solve the real problem in last-mile logistics, because most of a driver’s time is not spent driving, but walking to drop off packages. For last-mile networks at least, autonomous delivery drones seem to solve a much bigger problem than self-driving trucks would.   ...

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