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COVID-19: Bullwhip in Cheese Demand

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The smaller supply chain and freight division posted a 22% profit increase due to strong shipping demand out of Asia. The International Air Transport Association says global air cargo capacity was off by nearly a third from year-ago levels in August, including a 67% decline in belly space. Errico Auricchio, president of Wisconsin-based BelGioioso Cheese. Purchasing remains irregular and companies anxious to conserve cash aren’t taking risks on inventories.

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A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world.