Top 5 ground handling innovations

In anticipation of a continued increase in cargo volumes into 2019, particularly of high-value and specialized goods, su...
  • Chelsea Toczauer
  • February 19, 2019

Is it the role of the airport help train and recruit workers for sustained cargo growth?

Air cargo industry stakeholders are no strangers to the difficulties involved in recruiting skilled labor to fill warehousing and ground handling vacancies at growing airports. But does responsibility fall on the airport, or the individual stakeholders in need of labor? A number of airports, such as Liège Airport (LGG) and Istanbul New Airport (ISL), are […]

Top 5 ground handling innovations

In anticipation of a continued increase in cargo volumes into 2019, particularly of high-value and specialized goods, such as pharmaceuticals and e-commerce, industry providers are working to develop technologies optimizing security and efficiency in operations. Ground handling operations, however, tend to be a weak point in the supply chain and are often badly in need […]

Top 5 ground handling innovations part I: streamlining scattered operations with digital technology

  This first part of our top five innovations in ground handling feature focuses on the products of the air cargo industry’s digital technology trend. While there are many projects pushing for automation and digitalization of processes, the key to ensuring widespread use of the technology across airport stakeholders relies upon creating a product that […]

San Bernardino set to construct massive cargo logistics center

San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) will soon begin construction of a massive new “Eastgate Air Cargo Logistics Center” in partnership with Hillwood Enterprises LP. The Eastgate air cargo terminal will be developed on a 101-acre site within SBD airport property, between SBD’s taxiway “E” and San Bernardino city’s 3rd St. The terminal building will include […]

Haimen Nantong under consideration as site for Shanghai’s third airport

Speculation emerged yesterday that Shanghai’s third airport will be built in the neighboring county-level city Haimen, located within Jiangsu province’s prefecture-level city of Nantong, which would mean cities Kunshang, Wuxi, Ningbo and Jiaxiang, previously rumored to be potential sites for Shanghai’s third airport, may have struck out. Given increasing challenges to capacity at Shanghai airports […]

YVR in early stages of planning new cargo facility

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is in the early stages of planning to develop about 44 acres of land that will be the foundation of a new “modern cargo and logistics facility.” Brock Penner, manager of corporate communications at YVR, told Air Cargo World that the airport is still “undergoing commercial negotiations with the project proponent,” and that […]
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