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In Seattle, the place Air Cargo World’s editorial employees is primarily primarily based, April used to be marked by trendy rain very best for the spring blossoms that admire since emerged, per the outdated skool adage that “April showers raise Might possibly perchance presumably fair vegetation.” And with the advent of Mom’s Day on Might possibly perchance presumably fair 8, the moms of Washington assert admire been receiving their possess bouquets — nonetheless reasonably than brought by Pacific Northwest rains, these stems traveled intercontinentally to salvage mom’s day.

Caryn Livingston, Editor, Air Cargo World

The first half of once a year brings an inflow of perishables shipments in the invent of thousands and thousands of tonnes of new vegetation. These aloof shipments, certain for the realm’s valentines in February and moms in Might possibly perchance presumably fair, are supported on the again of the scenes by noteworthy companies and products, truly knowledgeable equipment and dedicated, knowledgeable logistics professions. In her Might possibly perchance presumably fair characteristic “Cargo in bloom: The dispositions and challenges of flower logistics,” Affiliate Editor Kelly Stroh catches up with about a of the leading cargo hubs and operators for these strong level cargo shipments factual in time for one in all the largest flower holidays of the twelve months.

Floral shipments aside, the realm transportation market has sadly no longer been rosy in latest weeks. Might possibly perchance presumably fair’s lead characteristic “Asia-Pacific below lockdown: Provide chain snarls tangle exchange lanes,” considers the difficulties in east and westbound transportation from Asia, and notably mainland China, as lockdowns mercurial halted manufacturing. In the period in-between, the ongoing struggle in Ukraine has contributed to difficulties in Asia-Europe exchange lanes. Similtaneously ex-China demand has mercurial lessened, alternatively, market observers and freight forwarders are making ready for yet one other demand surge as manufacturing ability comes again on-line.

Innovation is on the forefront for air cargo operators, who are truly employing new technologies to modify the disruption of the previous two years. With this in tips, Air Cargo World will latest a brand new are residing occasion, the Air Cargo Tech Summit, from June 6-7 on the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. We invite our viewers to aid to learn what’s on the leading edge for the exchange. For more files and to register, train over with the occasion’s home web page right here.

The Air Cargo World employees appears forward to catching up with you subsequent month in Miami!


Caryn Livingston

Editor, Air Cargo World