AIR FREIGHT DISTRIBUTION IN THE FUTURE

FOLLOWING AN ANALYSIS OF PRESENT AIR FREIGHT HANDLING AND TRANSPORTATION TECHNIQUES AND A REVIEW OF PRESENT TRENDS GUIDING EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT EFFORTS, FUTURE AIR FREIGHT DISTRIBUTIONS SYSTEMS AND METHODS ARE DISCUSSED. THE LATTER INCLUDED: (1) MERGERS OF MULTIPLE AIRPORT CARGO FACILITIES INTO CENTRALIZED CARGO-ONLY AIRPORT TERMINALS; (2)USE OF OFF-PORT AIR CARGO RECEIVING AND SHIPMENT OR DISTRIBUTION READYING FACILTIEIES; (3) INCREASED USE OF CONTAINERS FOR DOOR-TO-DOOR TRANSPORTATION OF PREPACKED GOODS FURTHERED BY AN APPROPRIATE FREIGHT-RATE AND CONTAINER-LEASE TARIFF STRUCTURES; (4) INCREASE IN AIR CARGO SHIPMENTS BY SENDER-OWNED AND CHARTERED AIRCRAFT; AND (5) INCREASED USE OF MULTIMODE TRANSPORTATION FOR PICKUP AND DELIVERY. /IAA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Airport Forum

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  • Authors:
    • Stoessel, R F
  • Publication Date: 1972-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 38-40+

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202325
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Aerospace Abstracts
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 5 1973 12:00AM