Air cargo supply chain news : Stories from up in the air

When an item needs to move across the world as fast as possible, Air Cargo have a hand in its safe transition across the globe. Check this page regularly for the latest news stories, interviews and updates related to Air Cargo at Schiphol.

  • New edition of the Air Cargo Monitor

    This edition of the Air Cargo Monitor presents direct and indirect employment figures and added value, for the year 2019.

  • Interview Roos Bakker – member TIACA

    New board member for TIACA, Roos Bakker, Cargo Partnerships Director at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

  • Preparing Schiphol Cargo for a Smart Digital Future

    Cargonaut is doing a massive overhaul of its Port Community System (PCS) platform, to ensure that it can continue to support digital innovation that keeps cargo flowing through Schiphol.

  • Predicting the Unpredictable: How Data Can Help Cargo

    Can cargo movements be effectively predicted, and thus easier to manage? Jacco Fijnheer found the answer: with the help of machine learning, they can.

  • BREXIT UPDATE – Tying up loose ends

    The United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020. A transition period in which the UK must comply with all EU rules and laws, is now in place until 31 December 2020.

  • CTC Brings Green Lights and Greener Transport

    The Connected Transport Corridor (CTC) Amsterdam Westkant is underway. It makes transport on the road to and from Schiphol more efficient by allowing logistics data to be shared.

  • Shaping the Future of Cargo Together

    As part of her graduate thesis study, Rafaela Vrancken proved it was possible to reduce truck wait times by 69%-89% at Schiphol, but it comes with some real challenges.

  • Working Out the Kinks in the Cargo Chain

    The complex cargo chain is full of challenges. So Schiphol regularly engages young, inquisitive minds to explore them, and develop potential solutions.

  • Faster handling of export cargo

    From January 2021 the ground handling agents at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport will work with digital pre-notifications for export cargo.

  • Staying United in Challenging Times

    When the coronavirus struck, Jacques Leijssenaar, had a dilemma: how to keep cargo flowing and customers confident in the most uncertain of times.

  • Sustaining the Cargo Chain with Genuine Cooperation

    While efficiency and innovation are still high on the agenda, Bart Pouwels is focusing on the ways that every member of the cargo chain can contribute to our collective success.

  • Mid-year figures show upsurge full freighter cargo

    Schiphol Cargo total cargo volume for the first half of 2020 declined by 14.5 per cent compared to 2019, as an increase in full freighter capacity did not make up for the decline in belly traffic.

  • Webinar air freight post Covid-19: a recap

    Schiphol Cargo and Air Cargo Netherlands held a webinar on Thursday June 4th with four air cargo experts giving their thoughts on how the industry will perform post-Covid-19.

  • Cargo keeps flowing during the Covid-19 outbreak

    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s air cargo community is cooperating and collaborating to meet changing demand due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Temporarily sufficient slots to freighters

    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s (AMS) slot procedure has changed after Airport Coordination Netherlands (ACNL) temporarily lifted the Local Rule 2 (LR2) due to the global COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Schiphol’s year-end figures decline

    Full freighter slot challenges and weakening global air cargo market impact results. Read Director Aviation Marketing, Cargo and Customer Experience, Maaike van der Windt, reaction to the 2019 results.

  • 2020: Working together for a sustainable future for air cargo

    The end of a year is always a time of reflection and planning for the coming 12 months, and we are looking forward to continue to working together to create smarter and greener cargo operations.

  • Farewell blog by Marcel de Nooijer

    As my final days draw to a close as Executive Vice President of Air France-KLM Cargo after seven years in the role before I start as Chief Executive Officer at Transavia, I am very proud of our team’s many achievements during that time.

  • Preparing the supply chain for Brexit

    To help businesses to prepare for Brexit, the Holland International Distribution Council (HIDC) has been following developments and working with industry representatives in the UK to find out how they can help each other, and the industry.

  • Successful participation at Air Cargo Europe and award winning Cargo Community

    The presence at Air Cargo Europe is always well appreciated together with catching up with contacts. On top of this, being awarded for all progressive activities such as Smart Cargo Mainport Program is of course a beautiful icing on the cake.

  • The young and female perspective on air cargo

    The air cargo industry is in a state of transition as the old gives way to the new.

  • The near future of cargo at Schiphol

    Bart Pauwels, Head of Cargo, presents our focus for the next year, and our plans for the future of cargo at Schiphol

  • Introducing Roos Bakker

    60-seconds Q&A

  • End of year refelections at Schiphol

    Blog by Maaike van der Windt, Head Aviation Marketing, Cargo and Customer Experience (ACC)

  • Benchmarking the future of air cargo

    Interview with Max van Iersel, Aviation Studies student, University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam.

  • The future of air cargo

    The future of air cargo in the 21st century has become a hot topic of discussion in recent months. So, what does the future of air cargo look like?

  • Solving Truck Congestion

    How a new simulation model developed by Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and TU Delft is helping to solve truck congestion.

  • Optimal Landside Logistics

    With Jeroen Hagens, Project Manager Landside Pickup and Delivery, Smart Cargo Mainport Program (SCMP)

  • My first 150 days in Cargo

    by Maaike van der Windt, Head Aviation Marketing, Cargo and Customer Experience (ACC)

  • Creating a sustainable air cargo future for the next generation

    Interview with Jeroen de Wit

  • Team expansion at Schiphol Cargo

    Roos Bakker appointed as Director Business Development

  • ACC introduces new cargo tool to spot belly capacity

    The smartest cargo hub in Europe

  • Together for the Win

    Interview Teunis Steenbeek

  • SCMP in the Evolving Airfreight Industry

    With Ivo Aris and Jan Kamp

  • Luchtvrachtcafé

    Community commitment is paying off

  • European Green Fast Lane

    How the European Green Fast Lane is helping to build the world’s Smartest airport

  • Data exchange

    How data Exchange and strong collaboration are solving many air freight challenges

  • Smartest airport

    Becoming the smartest airport: an update on the Compliance Checker

  • Local rule cargo

    At the start of this winter, full freighter movements have decreased by 12,4%

  • Supply chain community

    Supply chains move towards supply chain communities, thus reducing hiccups

  • Milkrun, 2 years on

    The Milkrun is now a fully self-sustainable consolidation system

  • Slot scarcity

    Slot scarcity at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol explained

  • Number 1

    Schiphol is best connected airport in Europe

  • Compliance Checker

    Wanted: customers for the Compliance Checker

  • E-commerce is hot

    dnata elaborates on how to handle growing e-commerce volumes