Beware prepaid freight and shipments from China

Recently, I have joined an interesting discussion in LinkedIn concerning the “Chinese system of prepaid LCL Shipments” I am sure the majority of you have experience with this system which cannot be called Chinese at all because it is also […]

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 […]

Al Italia has lifted the embargo for cargo to Lagos, Nigeria

The airline Al Italia has lifted the embargo on cargo shipments to Lagos, Nigeria. Now you can send all of your rate requests and bookings for air cargo shipments from Sofia airport to Lagos. The flight schedule is as follow: […]

KG CARGO Facebook page

OK we are already in Facebook. If you join KG CARGO page in Facebook you can see the newest developments in the industry in Bulgaria, promotions for various products, you will have information about new opportunities for the loads of […]

Do forwarders understand their customers?

Recently I have read report published by Eyerfortransport which has been researching through various aspects of the relations between shippers and forwarders. As the link to the report download is not working anymore, I take the liberty to provide link […]

1000 freighters in twenty years forsees Airbus

According to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast, (GMF), the industry will require almost 26,000 new aircraft valued at US$3.2 trillion between 2010 and 2029, 1,000 of which will be freighters. The demand for these aircraft is driven primarily by the need […]

Selling Freight Forwarding Services

2 months ago I have posted the article Converting sales lead to order – forwarders tale. In this post I have tried to attract the attention of the forwarding community to an important but highly undervalued process. The process of […]

Airfreight at a turning point?

Courtesy of Eyefortransport The International Air Transport Association has announced international traffic results for October, showing a 14.4% year-on-year increase for international freight. According to IATA’s director general & CEO Giovanni Bisignani, growth is returning to a more normal pattern, […]

Airlines furious to Spanish Airspace closure

This is a reprint from Air Cargo Weekly Activities and Trends bulletin No49 The Association of European Airlines, which brings together 35 of Europe’s most important network carriers, has roundly condemned the circumstances which caused the paralysis of air traffic […]

Turners Shipping joins BDP network

Durban-based Turners Shipping joined the BDP Global Network on December 1st, and will be representing the logistics giant in Southern Africa. Turner Group MD Conrad Cochrane-Murray said that membership of the network would be a great step forward for the […]