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Volume 17, December 2018 | Contents

Candidate for conversion bookmark
Vallair is ramping up cargo capabilities and sees opportunities as a wave of new freighters take off. Keith Mwanalushi speaks to Head of Cargo Conversions Peter Koster while in Montpellier, France
Change is in the air bookmark
Logistics companies are facing an era of unprecedented change as digitisation, operating models and customer expectations evolve. Keith Mwanalushi looks at some recent developments
Freighter fantastic bookmark
Boeing’s latest forecast on the global air cargo industry has shone a light on the vital role that freighters will play in the wider context of trade and transportation of goods.
Handle with care bookmark
The care and operation of ULDs has come under the spotlight recently, and as Bob Rogers Vice President at ULD CARE reveals, there are some new solutions to old problems
Leading lights - Jason Berry, Alaska Airlines bookmark
Jason Berry provides executive oversight of Alaska Air Cargo, within Alaska Air Group. In his role, Jason engages with Federal and State staff officials regarding policy impacting the cargo business, and represents Alaska at trade and industry events. Prior to his current role, Jason previously served as Director, Cargo Operations and Compliance for Alaska Air Group, with responsibility for all aspects of cargo operations within Alaska Air Group and its subsidiaries
Regional connections bookmark
Following the start of all-cargo services by Hawaiian Airlines, the spotlight is back on regional freighters but despite abundant freight to carry, finding enough pilots is a concern. Ian Putzger reports things up bookmark
Airports in the Middle East are moving in to capitalise on the region’s growing importance in the world cargo network. Stan Abbott looks at how these major hubs and their base carriers are facilitating the transit of growing volumes of freight
Shifting cargo bookmark
ULD management specialist Unilode is increasing visibility of cargo shipments through robust tracking services and outsourcing programmes. Ian Putzger speaks to Chief Executive Officer Benoît Dumont
Signs of the time bookmark
Signs point to steady growth in air cargo volumes on routes within Asia and this has been driven in part by significant changes in manufacturing supply chains, as Stan Abbott finds
The animal trails bookmark
Transporting animals is big business, and as Ian Putzger finds, investment and a clear strategy is key to keeping revenue up
December 2018