Summer 2017

issue 17

This issue features our World Airline Cargo Report. Several carriers in the report spoke of customers becoming increasingly sophisticated in their demands, and not only with regard to the shipment of pharmaceuticals. And this will accelerate and potentially increase exponentially as e-commerce customers expand their influence within air freight.

To read the World Cargo Report in it's entirety, please click on the digital version link.

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Featured in this issue

  • Charter market focus: Good in a crisis

    Air freight remains a key part of humanitarian aid operations, but the challenges include a lack of affordable ramp-loading aircraft coming onto the market and an increasingly complex political en...

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  • Airport focus: Amazon set for take-off at CVG

    Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport prepares for a major cargo boost as e-commerce giant’s freighter fleet moves in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport is set to receive an extraordinary bo...

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  • Customer focus: The future of forwarding

    How great is the threat from disruption to the traditional air freight model? Megan Ramsay reports Speculation has mounted in the last few years and months about the sustainability of the tradi...

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  • Customer focus: Drivers of change

    The acceleration of product recall is one factor that has led to an increase in demand for air freight from the automotive sector, writes  Megan Ramsay Patterns of demand for air freight between G...

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  • Airline interview: Taking the initiative

    Operational reliability and a customer-focused mindset require staff empowered to make the right decisions, says Delta’s cargo president Gareth Joyce Since the arrival last May of Delta Air L...

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  • Handling focus: Pharma A question of integrity

    Trust, transparency, and compliance are key factors pharma shippers consider when selecting air freight providers, reports Megan Ramsay Temperature-controlled cargo, including pharmaceuticals, fl...

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  • Cargo operations: ULD management Life after CHEP

    Newly rebranded as Unilode, the world’s largest ULD management company has made a strong start to life as an independent The world’s largest provider of outsourced unit load device (ULD) manageme...

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  • Regional report: Africa Unlocking Africa’s air freight potential

    The continent presents a mix of great promise and major obstacles when it comes to its economic development and the growth of its air freight industry The African continent presents a mix of great pot...

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  • GSA report: Beyond general sales

    GSAs look set to increase their already substantial share of air cargo’s $50bn annual revenue base and further broaden their services, writes Tom Willis Air cargo, a sector worth around $50 bil...

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