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Boeing forecast global demand for air freight to double

October 19th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

In a report released yesterday at the TIACA Air Cargo Forum, Boeing said it expects the global demand for air freight will double over the next two decades, averaging about 4.2 percent annual growth over that period – a figure that brings the market closer to its pre-recession average of 5 percent growth per year, [...]

Developing an Effective Air Freight Strategy: 24th May 2018

May 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

Air freight is FAST, FLEXIBLE and RELIABLE. Whilst ocean freight transit times can exceed a month, air can be a few days. Meaning transporting cargo by air enables you to respond to customers and market demands quickly, generating an efficient and responsive supply chain. When transporting by air time is critical, we’ve highlighted some key [...]

LHR announce record-breaking January volume: 12th February 2018

February 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) got off to an optimistic start in 2018, reporting today that it tallied a new record in cargo volume for January, with a year-over-year increase of a 6.9 percent in metric tonnes of cargo moved for the month. These positive figures suggest that forecasts of continued growth in early 2018 for [...]

Air Freight Market Update: 6th December 2017

December 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Ongoing Capacity Issues The world air freight market is on track for its strongest year of growth since the global economic crisis rebound of 2010, according to IATA’s October Air Freight Market Analysis released 1st Dec. However with Christmas imminent and increasing demand further heightened by Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there continues to be [...]

Cargo Fuel Surcharge Adjustment : 21st September 2017

September 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

We would like to make our air freight customers aware that with effect from 1st October 2017 there will be an adjustment to the cargo fuel surcharge in accordance with the CAD announcement on 13th September 2017. The fuel surcharge for ex-Hong Kong cargo will be: Long Haul To North and South America  -             HKD0.7/kg To [...]

Finalist at the Global Freight Awards : 18th September 2017

September 18th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

We are proud to be listed as a finalist at this year's Global Air Freight Awards in the Global Air Freight Solutions Provider of the Year Category. This year has seen significant development in our global air product led by our newly appointed Global Air Freight Director, Lee Alderman-Davis. Lee states, "Our success is driven by [...]

Alderman-Davis to lead Global Air : 2nd August 2017

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Three years ago Ligentia took an ambitious step forward in the global air freight market. Through significant investment in a new, experienced air team and a HM Customs approved warehouse at Heathrow, we have continued to drive our air division forward successfully. As the global air freight market thrives, this year we have focused on streamlining our air operations, strengthening [...]

Ligentia features in Forwarder: 21st November 2016

November 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Ligentia features in the October Edition of Forwarder We are delighted to see our very own Air Director, Lee Aldeman Davis, featured in the October edition of Forwarder. Within the 6 page 'Move It Like' article Lee offers a broad introduction to Ligentia's unique customer focused approach allowing the reader to gain an understanding of [...]

Monsoon in Mumbai: 30th June 2016

June 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Air Freight Customer Alert Monsoon season has begun in Mumbai with heavy rain already hitting the city over the past few days. Please ensure that as a precautionary measure all cargo is shrinked wrapped to avoid damage and ensure that cartons are handled safely. If you require further clarification please contact your designated Ligentia account [...]

Air Freight Commercial Up-Date: 17th May 2016

May 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Bangladesh Up-date Recent air volumes from Dhaka have decreased which has helped with the congestion experienced at the airport since March. This is due mainly to a number of customers diverting shipments to Sea/Air services to avoid the delays, and also one of the region's largest companies switching their shipments to freighter, rather than passenger [...]