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Air Sector

Opinions

Change is in the air: A milestone for the eAWB

Fifteen air carriers will switch to the Electronic Airway Bill (eAWB) as the preferred process for shipping air freight from 1 March 2016. This is a significant milestone in the air cargo industry and creates a new level of urgency for forwarders to move toward the eAWB.

Keeping businesses moving through the migrant crisis

With no sign yet of 2016 heralding any fresh solutions, there is little hope of the migrant crisis abating in the near future. A humanitarian disaster of historic proportions, the effect continues to be felt throughout Europe. It’s a costly issue in more ways than one, and the European supply chain is certainly not immune.

The positives and pitfalls of doing business in Poland

If you are transporting goods to Poland via land, sea or air, it is important that you understand the market you are trading in.

Delivering an end to end customer experience

Customer expectation has changed radically over the past decade – and it is the quality of customer experience as much as the products, services and delivery options offered that increasingly influences online buying behaviour. Retailers are caught in a catch 22: how to provide choices that are convenient for the consumer with guaranteed, timed delivery slots and added value services such as installation or customisation without incurring unacceptable additional costs that make the new premium...

Understanding customs requirements – an important key to unlocking success in the aerospace market

The UK aerospace industry is one of the biggest in the world and accounts for nearly a quarter (22 per cent) of the global defence export market[1]. However that’s not to say that, as a sector, it doesn’t face challenges particularly given the nature of an industry when every second counts.