Airfreight to Central Asia with Ural Airlines via Sofia Airport

In the past we have tried to move some loads from USA to Dushanbe and we found that the options are very limited especially when it is about to move from airports different from New York and Los Angeles.  As […]

Planning of an airfreight shipment

In our last blog we have discussed the elements of the freight quote. Today we will move forward. Assume the quote is accepted and load is tendered to the shipping agent. What happens next? I would split air shipping in […]

Airfreight with Thomas Cook from Sofia and Bourgas airports

Airline Thomas Cook started operations at Airport Bourgas with wide-bodied planes – B767-300 and A330-200 which increased the opportunities for shipping goods as airfreight. The maximum dimensions in centimeters for one piece are 318/244/160 cm which compared with the mediocre […]

New Nonstop Service Between New York-Newark and Buenos Aires

Beginning 6th April United Cargo will offers direct non-stop service between largest cities in USA to Argentina. Flights will be performed with widebody Boeing 767-300 on daily basis. From Bulgaria United Cargo is operating on off-line basis. For more information […]

Airfreight to Russia

Russia is the biggest country in the world. It encompasses one sixth of the world’s land spreading in eleven time zones. Add to this heavy customs procedures and you will realize what challenge is to send shipments – especially small […]

Courier or freight forwarder ?

What is the difference between freight forwarder and a courier?  I have been often asked that question. Well, from operational point of view the difference is tremendous but from customers point of view the difference is none. Why? The customer […]

Shippers Voice on total scanning of the airfreight

According to Andrew Traill, managing partner of Shippers’ Voice, 100% scanning of airfreight would not only harm international trade, it would also be ineffective. “Killing the air freight industry with draconian security procedures would be giving the terrorists a result […]

IATA calls for global coordinated cargo security

This post is a reprint from eyefortransport.com .  The issue is pretty serious that is why I copy/pasted it for further share. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on security regulators around the world to work together in […]