What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?


Harnessing cloud-based software to automate freight pricing. It was clear from the speakers that by and large, air freight technology and signs of innovation already here. The E-commerce Influence On Air Freight. Alaska Airlines launched online seat booking in December 1995 – over 20 years ago! Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines. Disruption in supply chain and freight forwarding creates uncertainty when dealing with companies inventories.

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Consultant Insight: Mixed results from Memphis and Louisville express hubs

Logistics Trends and Insights

January was the strongest month, up 11.6%, probably due to after-holiday returns and inventory replenishment. In terms of domestic total freight — parcel, cargo, and mail — FedEx domestic volumes in pounds have declined 7.6% According to FedEx CEO Fred Smith, the company is flying more direct flights into Illinois, Arkansas, and Alaska. (Originally published in Air Cargo World ).