> time:matters extended its network for same-day transport to include North Africa, connecting the continent to its Sameday Air network, which also covers Europe, Israel, the United States, and Mexico. With Casablanca now being served 17 times a week with direct connections from Frankfurt and Paris, customers with urgent shipments gain increased service frequency to North Africa. > Cathay launched Cathay Cargo, a rebrand of its cargo business, and a change of name from Cathay Pacific Cargo. Cathay Cargo oers
> ArcBest launched Vaux , a suite of hardware and software that manages how freight is loaded, unloaded, and transferred. The freight movement solution can enable the entire contents of a trailer to be unloaded in under five minutes and oers visibility into freight movement within warehouse facilities, on the dock, and over the road.
> Hiab USA’s MOFFETT M8 NX truck mounted forklifts now feature MICHELIN’s airless tires. As the sole supplier of airless tires for the new forklifts, MICHELIN will begin providing the MICHELIN X TWEEL TMF airless radial tires on new equipment deliveries in mid-2023. The 31.5-inch tire provides a smooth ride and load stability, with no air pressure to maintain.
> ZIM started a route from the South America West Coast to the U.S. East Coast. The new ZIM Colibri Xpress oers an expedited connection with an emphasis on refrigerated cargo, calling on Philadelphia as a first port of call in the U.S. East Coast and including Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia in its rotation. > Qatar Airways Cargo reinstated Penang, Malaysia, to its belly-hold network, oering more than 77 tons a week of cargo capacity to Malaysia’s second- busiest cargo airport. Qatar Airways Cargo operates an A330 passenger freighter to Penang via Qatar Airways’ passenger flights to Phuket, four times a week. This feeds into Qatar Airways Cargo’s international network via its Doha hub. > OOCL added a fifth ship to its Gateway Express 1 (GEX1) service, which calls on North Europe and Montreal. The GEX1 rotation includes Antwerp, Bremerhaven, Le Havre, and Liverpool.
tech-enabled solutions such as Cathay Priority and Cathay Pharma— temperature-sensitive services which provide shippers with visibility.
> Conveyco’s new 32K dual-lane shoe sorter is designed to sort small parcels, poly bags, envelopes, jiffy packs, and boxes. Because of the dual-lane sorter’s high speed, dual conveyor, integrated induction, and high-density chute angle, organizations can save oor space when compared to other sortation systems.
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