Saudia Cargo transports Formula-E to the Kingdom

Saudia Cargo has for the second year in a row transported the World Championship Formula-E cars, that took place between November 22nd and 23rd at the Historical Diriyah, carrying 67 cars in four shipments totaling 375 tons. Formula-E cars departed from Milano, Italy and Doncaster, United Kingdom, to King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh. Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak, Saudia Cargo’s…

The Agile Supply Chain

The modern supply chain grows increasingly complex with each passing day. The digitization, focusing on fundamentals and change, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and many other factors are transforming how the supply chain functions. Once, the lean supply chain was considered to be the most effective form of manufacturing and supply chain management. However, a new concept in supply chain…

Abu Dhabi hub Etihad Major Upgrade plan

Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Cargo have announced plans for a major airfreight facility boost for the Middle East airline’s hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The partners will implement a “multi-phased cargo infrastructure development” strategy, starting with the imminent upgrade of Etihad’s existing air cargo terminal facilities on the Southside airport perimeter. The program…

How Big data is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management?

An example of big data might be petabytes (1,024 terabytes) or exabytes (1,024 petabytes) of data consisting of billions to trillions of records of millions of people—all from different sources (e.g. Web, sales, customer contact center, social media, mobile data and so on). Today’s companies face overwhelming reams of endless data flooding in from a broad range of channels.…

SHAPING THE FUTURE OF BREAKBULK – ANTWERP XL 2020

Antwerp XL, the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, will have an expanded show floor and an even greater international audience when it returns to the Port of Antwerp on 21st-23rd April 2020. The inaugural exhibition and conference, held at the largest breakbulk and steel port in Europe, made an impressive debut, attracting attendees from more…

Next Generation Shipping – Ultramax 2030 – Eco Friendly shipping

The shipping industry is taking the climate challenge head-on, and designers are combining the best green energy technologies and efficiency enhancements to set new records in eco-friendly shipping. A new joint project sets an example. In response to the IMO strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Oshima Shipbuilding and classification society DNV GL have…