Automated Cargo Documentation and the International Air Carrier 861160
The transportation of cargo by air involves more than simply flying a jet freighter from point A to point B. The process also includes the movement of paper - air waybills and other documents necessary to the expedited transportation of commerce between global destinations. To ease the physical distribution process, there must be a standardized approach by all concerned parties regarding a unified approach to the automation of cargo information exchange systems. The following paper examines the aspects of the information technologies and how the industry should look to the future.