Top Five Air Cargo Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Top Five Air Cargo Carriers. The top five air cargo carriers by weight, according to the IATA , are: Fedex. As the biggest air cargo carrier by weight, Fedex had a revenue of $44.3 To support its air cargo business, Fedex has 634 aircraft and services 375 airports. Its main hub is in Kentucky and it services more than 727 airports ( UPS Air Operations Facts ). million tons of cargo in the 2012-2013 financial year, earning $2.8

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Amazon Continues to Take on Logistics


On August 5, 2016, e-commerce giant Amazon inaugurated its air transportation network , wherein the company entered into agreements to lease 40 Prime Air cargo planes to further expand its delivery capacity for its clients. Amazon has recently revealed its plan to establish its own worldwide air cargo hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport. Governor of Kentucky Matt Bavin said he’s excited for this venture and for a boost in the economy.


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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

Kentucky. Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky. The Port brings over 13-million tons of cargo through the Cleveland Harbor, resulting in $3.5 More than 175 million pounds of cargo are shipped through ths state's airports annually. by cargo.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play


Not huge, but it’s only going to grow – the planned 210 acre Amazon airport in Kentucky will support up to 200 flights daily. With nearly 1,500 job roles across all departments for the keyword of “import” (8% of the total jobs on the website), 110 for cross-border, and about 70 for cargo or freight, Amazon’s evolution into a comprehensive global supply chain is now an inevitability.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 30 – February 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

billion on air cargo hub, fans talk of bigger ambitions (Reuters). billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky. Toothy. Flossy. Sparkles. Those are the names of the four tooth fairies that have visited our house over many years, and on Tuesday, my youngest daughter’s tooth fairy, Sparkles, made her last visit. A failed pick-up and delivery at 3:00 am: My daughter woke up, Sparkles’ true identity revealed.