In this issue you will find discussions about the latest thinking in automating and digitalising air freight bookings, the potential for robotics within air cargo handling, and the arrival of a brand-new air freight carrier technology: hybrid cargo airships. Along the way, there is also discussion about the positive role that air cargo transport can play – and how it can improve its performance – within two major growth areas: e-commerce shipment delivery and the transport of pharmaceuticals.
People within air freight often complain that this sector is not seen as interesting or ‘sexy’. Well, be careful what you wish for. It seems, at least, to be an area that is undergoing significant and interesting change. Blink and you may miss it!