Orderly Progression of Intermodal Air Freight 740790

This paper discusses air cargo growth and development over the past several years and the use of 747s in intermodal air freight. Today's air freight system is developing into a highly automated future system which also involves trucks, containers, air freight terminals, and control systems necessary for overnight dock-to-dock shipper service. This development is explained and so are the effects, economically and otherwise, of intermodal air cargo on a worldwide air freight system.


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