TIACA’s Cargo Pulse is the monthly newsletter of The International Air Cargo Association, written by TIACA, its members and partners and distributed to a database of over 11,000 air cargo professionals around the world.
Every month, we choose a specific focus and theme.
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COVID-19 upended nearly everything, but especially air cargo. By February 2020, reduced travel saw a 50% decline in capacity. Demand increased more than ever, along with dramatic fluctuations, and productivity was challenged by working from home. Traditional rate sheets were torn up (okay, deleted) and by the time capacity and price was secured and relayed to a shipper, it was obsolete.
One of the few aviation bright spots during the COVID-19 crisis is – Air Cargo. While passenger traffic plummeted and 50% or more of the passenger fleet were parked for much of last year, most cargo freighters remained in service with even higher levels of utilization, helped by a dramatic decline in the capacity of belly cargo.
The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly challenged the aviation industry and significantly accelerated the need for change, especially in digitalisation and automation. dnata continually strives to raise industry standards through innovation and by embracing the latest technology.
The course of global business and of global society in general has undeniable taken a changed course following the impact of the Covid pandemic. How we work, how we live, how we interact have been completely changed and the notion of return to “old normal” is not realistic.
Astral Aviation Outlines its Commitment of Transporting COVID-19 Vaccines To and Within Africa Article submitted by Astral Aviation Limited – TIACA Trustee and Board Member
So what is the overall take away from the Digital Air Cargo Forum, held December 1st and 10th? The underlying theme that everyone seemed to be talking about during the event, was unity, collaboration and transparency.
Drone Service Providers and Shipping Container Solutions Dominate 2020 TIACA Air Cargo Sustainability Awards
On December 10, TIACA celebrated outstanding solutions and products spearheading air cargo into a more sustainable and responsible future.
Since Neutral Air Partner (NAP) was launched, our aim has been to inject a greater degree of advanced air cargo expertise into the logistics industry, revive specialization, and providing leading-edge air cargo solutions to the global supply chain as well as the logistics and aviation community.
Our mission has been to consolidate the air cargo logistics community and set new standards of excellence for our members, by building competitive advantages through technology adoption, developing innovative air cargo products and services, and by promoting sustainability.
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