Cargo Magazine

CargoMagazine: Customers come first

This year, airfreight tonnage has decreased by about 5% worldwide compared to 2018, but according to c.H. Robinson there are still plenty of reasons to be optimistic. In fact, the third-party logistics and supply chain management provider will be investing …


CargoMagazine: A birds-eye view on shipments

Software company Mileviewer has been selected as one of the four finalists for the Supply Chain Award’s Project of the year 2019.

The nomination was based on the successful implementation of the Mileviewer software program at freight forwarder Damco. the …


Changing players in the cargo chain

6 February 2020, the first Air Cargo Summit was organised by Air Cargo Netherlands, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo and Erasmus University Rotterdam. The informative and interactive event brought together around 75 air cargo leaders and logistics professionals to learn …


Recognition of Dutch Air Cargo Industry

The Dutch government presented on 15 May the draft Luchtvaartnota 2020-2050, titled Verantwoord vliegen naar 2050 (Flying Responsibly towards 2050). It was good to learn that the importance of air cargo for the Netherlands was clearly recognised in this civil …


CargoMagazine: OneRecord and iSHARE

There are significant risks to the traditional way of data sharing. This is why new developments are offering data owners greater security when sharing their information with other parties.

Up until now, logistics companies have shared their own data with …


Annual Survey on Dutch Air Cargo Industry

On Wednesday 25 March, ACN presented the so-called Luchtvrachtmonitor 2018. This annual research on the Dutch air cargo industry was conducted by the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

In this study by the university’s Centre for Urban, Port and Transport Economics, senior …


Dick Meijaard: X-ray Screening of Air Freight

Dick Meijaard of PMT Cargo Security discusses the options and obstacles of scanning airfreight by X-ray machine, and his plans to launch his company’s own research project into the most effective methods.

When screening airfreight packed in barrels, we face …