There are several technology-related themes running through this issue of CAAS that point to a convergence of factors that are bringing air freight towards a significantly different – and better – place, in terms of visibility, connectedness, productivity and overall efficiency.
As highlighted in the Delta Cargo interview, for example, there are several new initiatives involving the automated tracking of ULDs or shipments, using either GPS, RFID, or Bluetooth technology, that have either been launched, are being rolled out this year, or that are in promising phases of trials.
Meanwhile, as discussed in the ‘IT in the warehouse’ article, the data collected from early trials using these kinds of technologies has become far easier for all parties to store and analyse, via new internet-linked, cloud-based options.
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