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cargo wise introduce virtual meetings

Posted by Dan Willock on Mar 17, 2020 4:26:00 PM

It’s not often that our lives are disrupted to the point of isolation and for businesses this really puts the pressure on. From the early stages of the Coronavirus outbreak the team at Cargo Wise have been working hard to come up with strategies on how to continue business without the usual site visit routines.

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Topics: coronavirus, virtual meeting, cargo coronavirus

What precautions do I need to take when transporting wet cargo by air

Posted by Russell East on Jul 18, 2019 2:23:49 PM

If liquid escapes from air cargo into the aircraft fuselage, then there is a risk of damage, including over the longer term of corrosion. Corrosion has been identified as the cause of some aircraft failures that have resulted in loss of life.

In this article I highlight the best practices for managing and containing situations where there is risk of liquids being discharged during transit on an airplane. There is also an interesting case study where an airline is handling wet cargo which is causing serious corrosion in the body of the aircraft.

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Topics: transport by air, cargo absorbent, leakage from aircargo, absorbent sheeting for air cargo, managing moisture in aircargo, stopping leaks from air cargo, nappy sheeting for airplanes, spillage containment, shipment of chemicals by air, spill control in aircraft

IATA and ATA Join Forces to Implement CEIV Live Animals

Posted by Russell East on Jul 11, 2019 9:15:17 AM

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Animal Transport Association (ATA) have joined forces to encourage industry adoption of the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals).

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Topics: CEIV, ATA, IATA, International Air Transport Association, Animal Transport Association, CEIV Live Animals, Live animals transport by airplane, Transporting livestock by air

Challenges faced when transporting animals by air

Posted by Russell East on Jul 10, 2019 11:43:57 PM

To reduce stress on animals that need transportation, it is vital that journeys times are kept as short as possible.

Therefore transport by air is the only viable transport option over long distances.

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Topics: ATA, Animal Transport Association, Live animals transport by airplane, Transporting livestock by air, transporting animals in an airplane, safely transporting animals by air

Is Reflectivity or Insulation more important for temperature control

Posted by Russell East on Jul 9, 2019 4:21:02 PM

Leading into the summer months, the critical time for Perishable goods and Pharmaceutical products is during transfer between the cargo terminal and the aircraft or vice versa. This, as we know in the industry, is called "Tarmac Time".

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Topics: dynachill, thermal pallet covers, transporting chilled products, temperature control airfreight, thermal foil pallet cover, foil temperature control pallet covers, temperature control of pallets, temperature control pharmaceuticals, transporting products by air, temperature control of palletised goods, shipping live crabs by air, chilled salmon by airfreight