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    The Air Cargo Industry

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    The Air Cargo Industry Throughout history, transportation of cargo has been considered the most important facet of all modes of transportation. Even before carrying passengers, aircraft were used to carry mail. This was the beginning of the commercial airline industry. Since then, air cargo has continued to grow and while in today’s age, passenger carriers eclipse cargo, many believe that carrying cargo will become dominant in the 21st century. In order to fully understand how air cargo operates

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    Cathay Pacific Cargo (2012), commence operation of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited is started on 24 September 1946 in Hong Kong. Market structure of Cathay Pacific is oligopoly. Oligopoly is a market structure which only has few sellers provide similar services in a particular country (Mankiw, Goh, Ong, Yen, Cheng, Mustafa & Lee, 2012). Airline services available in Hong Kong are Cathay Pacific, Air Hong Kong, Hong Kong Express Airways, Metrojet, Oasis Hong Kong Airlines, Dragon Airlines, Waterfront

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    History UPS started delivering packages by air as early as 1929 with United Airlines operating ford Tri-motors. UPS’s first airline venture started as a 50/50 partnership with DHL in a company called International Parcel Express (IPX). IPX hired a group of former Transamerica employees to gain the air carrier certificate. With 60 aircraft in the fleet of IPX by 1987, it was becoming difficult to manage with all the different contract carriers and aircraft. UPS announced it would be taking over

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    increased fuel prices, multiple recessions and an increase in ASK’s and RSK’s (ASK = 1 seat flown 1km and RSK = 1 revenue paying customer flown 1km). This informal report will seek to outline some examples of how the industry has adapted both in the cargo and passenger markets. These two broad markets will be expanded into some significant subsections and, using recent examples, I will seek to demonstrate how they adapt. Appendix A is a table displaying the areas that will be covered. Passenger Transport:

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    UPS Case Study

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    hate it when that flight is delayed or cancelled. The passenger airline industry has to deal with a huge deal of congestion at the bigger international airports, which are also hubs for different companies, and that congestion is starting to overflow to the smaller airports within the regions. For a cargo company such as United Parcel Service (UPS), congestion of this type isn’t as big a concern since they operate their own airline and fly to regional hubs attached to airports where they have

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    Technology in Transportation

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    transportation industry (airline, railway, bus transit, automobile rental agencies) has undergone enormous changes in the way its customers purchase tickets and place reservations. The continuing popularity in e-commerce combined with the widespread increase in the number of people with internet access has caused an explosion in the number of... ... middle of paper ... ...t an amazing 10% per quarter. An example trend that is quickly developing in the freight cargo industry is the leasing of

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    paper ... ...ment. There was no inter-modal competition and there were no alternatives available for transporting commodities and materials. During the 20th century, the relative position of water carriers has decreased due to the emergence of air cargo and trucking industry that can effectively transport with more efficiency compared to the water carriers. The importance of water carriers is still vital in the developed and developing economies. Large-scale bulk transportation and long haul carriage

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    occasionally catastrophe, Time and again we find that shipping and trade will slipway from the economy and then magical reappear in some new voyages No other industry has played such a central part in the economic voyages over thousands of years the airline industry, shipping’s closest counterpart, has barely 60 years of economic history The shipping industry plays a fundamental role in the economic development and trade of countries. In essence, economic development, trade and transport are mutually

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    1950 Ocean Transportation

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    railroad had their own line of passenger trains that were comparable to airlines today. They were competitive and each railroad tried to best the others with advertising younger attendants for the passengers, nicer cabins, and more room for each passenger. “Trains in the 50’s are comparable with airlines today, each company tried to compete with the others by offering nice accommodations and faster locomotives, just like airlines do today.” (Ready) On the contrary, trains today are not as familiar as

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    Cargo Tracking Essay

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    Cargo tracking represents an additional layer of security to ensure goods reach their destination in the same condition as they began their journey, though other layers must be put in place to achieve a more comprehensive level of safety for vehicle and cargo transit. Lost or resting cargo containers and vehicles represent the point in the supply chain at which goods and conveyances are most vulnerable. The interest of Individuals and private companies in just-in-time, cost-effective logistics, reliable

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