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Cargo Forwarder Global: Glyn Hughes on freight, feelings, and future generations

The air cargo industry has seldom been as well off as it is at the moment, which pleases not only the players directly involved, but also their organizations and professional associations, such as The International Air Cargo Association and its Director General, Glyn Hughes. All in all, the industry is thriving, apart from some regional differences and ongoing challenges. Yet, urgent tasks remain that need attending to, and in his speech at the recent Frankfurt Air Cargo Community meeting, Glyn warned against complacency. Moreover, he said, a generation is pushing forward that embodies different values than those of most of today's industrial decision-makers.

Cargo Forwarder Global: At last, a face-to-face event again

Was that a step towards the "old normal"? In any case, the live event held by the Frankfurt Air Cargo Community on Wednesday and Thursday last week (25/26AUG21), was a successful one attended by more than 200 participants. Bringing people together at one venue was courageous because the pandemic is far from over, but worth the effort for two reasons: it was an in-person event and provided important takeaways for those who attended.

Cargo Forwarder Global: Exclusive - “Our staff must be paid better,” advocates DHL executive, Tom Mack

This is something rarely heard from a leading manager of the logistics industry: the demand for higher salaries for the lower wage groups. Yet, it was a claim voiced by Thomas Mack, Executive VP Global Airfreight at DHL Global Forwarding, during a panel discussion orchestrated by the Frankfurt Air Cargo Community last Wednesday and Thursday at Rhein-Main Airport. His unexpected plea baffled most of the attendees along with online participants who had registered for the live event.

Der Tagesspiegel: Fracht im Höhenflug - Cargobranche macht mit E-Commerce gute Geschäfte

Berlin - In Frankfurt trifft sich gerade die Luftfrachtbranche zur 6. Air Cargo Conference, um sich über die neuesten Trends und Entwicklungen auszutauschen. Die Stimmung ist gut, denn das Geschäft läuft prächtig. Während der Coronakrise ist das Cargogeschäft vielerorts zum letzten Umsatzbringer der darbenden Luftfahrt geworden.

Logistik heute: Air Cargo Community: Impflogistik fordert Luftfracht heraus

Die Frankfurter Luftfrachtakteure wünschen sich von der Politik einheitliche grenzüberschreitende Regeln in Sachen Pandemiebekämpfung.

Cargo Forwarder Global: Pharma throughput is booming in Frankfurt

Normally, the annual conference of the Frankfurt Air Cargo Community is a physical event where the industry is reviewed, and innovations are presented. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, the meeting held on 18FEB21, entitled "Pharma-Hub FRA", had to make do without an audience. The only people present were the experts on the podium invited to present on the topic. They were: Patrik Tschirch, Chief Executive Officer of the Air Cargo Community, Andreas Seitz, Managing Director DoKaSch Temperature Solutions, Pierre Dominique Pruemm, Deputy Chairman of the Air Cargo Community Frankfurt, Harald Gloy, Executive Board of Operations at Lufthansa Cargo, Michael Hoppe, Secretary General of the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany, and Susanne Klingler-Werner, Director Freight Forwarding Germany, Eastern Europe, and the Nordics, UPS. The meeting was professionally moderated by Joachim von Winning, Chief Executive of the Air Cargo Community Frankfurt.


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