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Volume 14, June 2015 | Contents

A new line in business bookmark
CEVA Logistics has restructured in a bid to lower costs and gain more business – and it’s so far, so good. Richard Zablocki, vice president trade lane management, tells Martin Roebuck why he’s optimistic about the future
Auto’s dirty secret bookmark
Car-makers claim they only want and need sea freight – yet moving auto parts by air is on the rise. The challenge for carriers is large fluctuations in volumes and shifting supply chains, finds Ian Putzger
Editor's note – June 2015 bookmark
A brighter future for the UK’s air cargo industry?
In this issue, we look at ‘cargo communities’ around the world. A boost for e-freight, local supply chain efficiencies and the regional industry, these clusters are springing up in more and more countries.
Fight or flight? bookmark
Vice president of air freight charters for Bertling Logistics, Konstantin Vekshin, warns that airlines must offer better pricing flexibility and improved customer service if they are to keep the charter business flying
Freighters seek pharma highs bookmark
A growing number of freighter operators are eyeing Basel’s pharmaceutical market, while others are seeking certification. But are volumes sufficient to satisfy all? Ian Putzger reports
Leading lights – June 2015 bookmark
Sebastiaan Scholte, Chief executive officer, Jan de Rijk Logistics
Sebastiaan Scholte was born in 1970 in Groningen, the Netherlands. After studying Economics and Business Administration at Rotterdam College, he began his cargo aviation career in 1997 working in Mexico City for Aeromexpress, the cargo division of Aeromexico and Mexicana.
Rising star – June 2015 bookmark
Eric Lamare, Sales Manager France, AirBridgeCargo Airlines
Eric Lamare, 42, was nominated by Yulia Pronina, Marketing manager at AirBridgeCargo Airlines
Risk and reward bookmark
A risk-based approach to security is effective, flexible, and enables air commerce to flow freely, argues Doug Brittin, secretary general of TIACA
The feel-good factor bookmark
India has long been on many companies’ wishlists, but has never quite managed to unlock its potential. Now, with the government’s Make in India campaign and a boom in e-commerce, Jet Airways is looking to get its first freighter in the air, with more potentially on the way, as Alex Lennane discovers
Through new glasses bookmark
Air cargo has been slow to embrace new technologies, but with forward-looking companies such as DHL aiming to turn innovation into a competitive advantage, and with IATA launching a new award, the industry is slowly progressing, finds Ian Putzger
June 2015