1968-02-01

The Economic Necessity of Viable Door to Door Air Cargo Service 680515

Air freight is and will continue to be a small shipment business. The rapid increase in the amount of freight carried has induced a state approaching chaos on the ground. The result is delay, losses, and damage to shipments. The air cargo industry must now develop a sophisticated door to door capability offering improved service and lower costs to the user. Satellite air freight depots, with perhaps several airlines in a single building, must be developed in major commercial areas. Door to door container usage, at present faltering, should be encouraged. A new rating system, with door to door prices that taper with distance, should be devised.

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