For an air cargo professional like Steven Polmans, there’s no such thing as a typical day. Between juggling his customer chief job at Nallian and his commitments as chairman of industry group The International Air Cargo Association or TIACA, Steven thrives in having different roles and responsibilities, one that he has learned to manage through years of experience. In a brief interview, Steven shares his view on new technologies, where the industry is headed, and the role TIACA is looking to … [Read more...] about Real talk with TIACA’s Steven Polmans
The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has added four new members on its board of directors, broadening the industry expertise of the current Board. Following a year of internal re-organization and the changing of governance structure, Liana Coyne of Coyne Airways, Bob Chi of SATS Ltd, Manel Galindo of WebCargo, and Hendrik Leyssens of Swissport will join the board to fill roles that have been underrepresented in the past. “Each new Board member has been vetted by the Executive … [Read more...] about TIACA bolsters Board with four new appointments
With 20 years of experience in the cargo sector, Steven Polmans, former director for cargo & logistics at Brussels Airport, will join Nallian as chief customer officer. He retains the current chairman post with TIACA and will be responsible for expanding the network of cargo communities that operate on Nallian’s Cargo Cloud. Jean Verheyen, CEO of Nallian, said the hiring move follows the new contracts inked with lux-Airport and Dallas Fort Worth, and the recent opening of its office in … [Read more...] about Steven Polmans takes on new role with Nallian
On the 1st of July, the “Customs Export App” went live to serve the BRUcargo forwarders community. BRUcargo is the dedicated cargo area of Brussels Airport which handles 650,000 tonnes of freight annually, almost 500.000 tonnes flown. This application is one of the many apps made possible by the BRUcloud, the open community platform based on Nallian’s data-sharing technology and initiated by the cargo department of Brussels Airport Company about three years ago. The app combines … [Read more...] about Customs export app smooths export flow at BRUcargo
The truth behind digitization, Latin America’s e-commerce potential, and the launch of unmanned aircraft will be just three of a range of discussions heading the agenda at TIACA's 2017 Executive Summit 'Future Proofing Air Cargo'. The three-day event will bring together air cargo decision makers from across the globe for opportunities to network, grow new business, and learn from the experts. For the first time, the voice of the maritime industry will be welcomed, with Troels … [Read more...] about TIACA’s ‘Future Proofing Air Cargo’ gives innovators platform for change
Vic Karjian, CEO of Amerijet announced at the Flypharma Conference in Brussels the plan to start operating a direct cargo route between Miami and Brussels. Amerijet operates a fleet of B767 Freighter aircraft serving a wide variety of destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America. Amerijet operates its own terminal at Miami International Airport and is known for its reliability and service with a strong customer focus. This new route marks an important … [Read more...] about Amerijet announces all-cargo route between Miami and Brussels.