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Aviation Logistics

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Aviation Logistics explains how the aviation logistics industry operates. In the light of the globalization of manufacturing and supply, it examines different product sectors used by air freight and how carriers are responding to market demands with new methods and technologies.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. Foreword by Ram Menen
  5. Welcome to <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="normal">Aviation Logistics</span>
  6. 01    Air cargo – trying harder
    1. Supply chains under pressure
    2. Air cargo’s strengths
    3. Modal shift
  7. 02    The world of air cargo, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="bolditalic">Oliver Evans, former TIACA</span>
    1. Profit
    2. Planet
    3. People
  8. 03    Air cargo history
    1. Regulations and agreements
    2. The Berlin airlift
    3. The growth of air freight
    4. The air freight market today
    5. Conclusions
  9. 04    Airport connections
    1. Globalization
    2. Environmental pressures
    3. Airport types
    4. Integrators
    5. Summary
  10. 05    Cargo handling agents – the impact of IT
    1. Early days
    2. Airlines at the start of computer technology
    3. Change factors
    4. The role of the General Handling Agent
    5. Conclusions
  11. 06    Road feeder service
    1. On the road
    2. The European market
    3. Conclusions
  12. 07    Freight forwarder
    1. The development of the forwarder
    2. Associations and networks
    3. Case study: Hellmann Worldwide
  13. 08    Cool logistics
    1. The cool chain
    2. Creating standards
    3. The cool chain business
    4. Case study: The Fish Society goes global
    5. Case study: Live lobster Clearwater perspective
    6. Conclusions
  14. 09    Express and mail
    1. Market sectors
    2. Changes in trading patterns
    3. Integrators
    4. Postal services
    5. Conclusions
  15. 10    Special air cargoes
    1. Charter brokers
    2. Animals
    3. Lift off for heavyweight freighters
    4. Flying fashion
    5. Art craft
    6. On the grid
    7. Conclusions
  16. 11    Cargo security and risk
    1. Crime
    2. Terrorism
    3. Natural disasters
    4. Health hazards
    5. Cybercrime
    6. Corruption
    7. Conclusions
  17. 12    Environment
    1. The issues
    2. The response
    3. Air freight’s extra burden
  18. 13    Innovation and trends in air logistics
    1. The industry leaders all agree
    2. Changing buying habits
    3. Case study: Helicopter delivery – what next?
  19. 14    Views on the future
    1. Enno Osinga
    2. Alexis Sioris
    3. Heiner Siegmund
    4. Fred Smith
    5. Dieter Haltmayer
    6. Michael Sales
    7. Stan Wraight
    8. Ram Menen
  20. 15    The law – organizations and regulations governing international aviation
    1. The Warsaw Convention
    2. Regulatory bodies
  21. Glossary of common air freight terms
  22. Index
  23. Copyright