TSA To Reveal Security Plan For Air Cargo Industry
Saturday, 16 January 2021, 23:10:00
TSA To Reveal Security Plan For Air Cargo Industry By Eric Kulisch, of American Shipper, Companies that purchase and provide transport on all-cargo aircraft will be closely watching whether the Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday offers an alternative security arrangement many believe is designed to help one company — Amazon — avoid screening every outbound shipment for explosives. How to comply with pending international airfreight security standards is reopening a long-running policy debate over whether supply chains are best protected through a risk-based approach or comprehensive physical checks. Freight forwarders, pilots and some security experts say everyone should adhere to the same screening standards, but major cargo airlines argue the system should be flexible to prevent airport backlogs and contain costs. Carriers such as Atlas Air, FedEx and UPS view a trusted trader approach as a way to spread the security burden and benefit of manufacturers, e-commerce retailers and other shippers — not just Amazon. “Anytime you can push the screening responsibility upstream it’s a good thing for the carrier because it’s an on-time business.
— Zero Hedge
Bio Pharma Logistics Market SWOT Analysis by Key Players: Ceva Logistics, XPO Logistics, United Parcel Service
Thursday, 14 January 2021, 16:49:44
A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Bio Pharma Logistics Market Report 2020 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2026 (Based on 2020 COVID-19 Worldwide Spread)” is designed covering micro level
UPS Delivers Pfizer Vaccine to Jordan
Thursday, 14 January 2021, 09:30:00
UPS has announced the delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Jordan, supporting the country’s fight against the pandemic…
— Al Bawaba News
‘Shipageddon' Averted: It Wasn't A Bad Holiday Delivery Season After All
Wednesday, 13 January 2021, 19:11:15
The holiday parcel-delivery season may not have come off perfectly, but the “shipageddon” that many had feared did not materialize. Much of that was due to the performance of the parcel carriers, with their preparation for a nightmare peak-season scenario paying off in solid on-time delivery results under tough circumstances. UPS Inc . (NYSE: UPS ) delivered 96.7% of its parcels on time during a five-week cycle tracked by consultancy ShipMatrix. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX ) clocked in at 95.1%, while the U.S. Postal Service, beset by understaffing and an avalanche of parcels from FedEx and UPS shippers whose volumes exceeded those carriers' ceilings, came in at 93.2%, the consultancy said. FedEx and UPS actually posted better on-time performances than during the 2019 peak, and the Postal Service's year-over-year performance was down by just 0.7%, ShipMatrix said. During the critical Christmas week period, which ran from Dec. 20 to 26, UPS posted on-time delivery performance … Full story available on Benzinga.
A cargo van on every block: What more warehouses mean for your neighborhood
Wednesday, 13 January 2021, 13:00:54
Delivery companies like UPS, FedEx and Amazon have bought vans in bulk in recent years to meet online shopping demand, especially during COVID-19.
— Des Moines Register
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