|Vol. 15 No. 41||
Friday May 27, 2016
FedEx acquisition of TNT Express for €4.4 billion
this week combines the 43-year-old, Memphis-based powerhouse
with the iconic 70-year-old Hoofddorp, Netherlands,
outside the window, the most noticeable change will
be the absence of TNT-branded aircraft, as the fleet
of 35 freighters (along with 580 employees) move to
ASL as part of an EU-mandated provision of the merger.
Internet auction platforms
certainly have changed the way we live, value things,
and sometimes even how we make a living.
FlyingTypers Coverage on Lithium Batteries
|All About Lithium 02/24/16||Pilots Want Lithium Cargo Revamp 05/29/15|
|Lithium Ban Enacted 02/24/16||Lithium Shippers Options Narrow 04/28/15|
|ICAO ANC Will Outlaw Lithium 02/17/16||Taking Control Of Lithium Shipping 12/19/14|
|Recharge Lithium In 2016 2/03/16||What About Lithium Data Loggers 07/24/14|
|Charge Of The Lithium Transports 11/19/15||UK Blasts Lithium Metal Batteries 06/24/14|
|Assault On Batteries Fails 11/09/15||ICAO Nixes Lithium Metal Pax 2015 04/22/14|
|A Midsummer’s Lithium Dream 08/17/15||Lithium Sparks Dreadful Report 08/01/13|
|ICAO DGP Advances Lithium Question 06/29/15|
and Brussels cargo facilities have been designated pharmaceuticals
freight hubs, which means the two gateways have passed
a Pharma Certification Program verifying high-value, temperature-sensitive
drugs and medicines are transported in accordance with
global best practices according to IATA.
So now BRU and MIA are taking things a step further by pledging to cooperate their pharma cool-chain activities.
“We look forward to collaborating with our colleagues in Brussels to expand both of our pharma trade networks,” declared Miami-Dade Aviation Director Emilio T. González (left).
“The organization will be content-focused, developing solutions and creating transparency in very close cooperation with MIA and the pharma industry,” adds Steven Polmans, Head of Cargo Sales and Marketing at Brussels Airport.
Stay Tuned . . .
types of cargo thieves, whether organized or not, are
very active during the long Memorial Day Weekend,”
said Cargo Security Alliance this week as the big U.S.
holiday approaches, adding:
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