Air Cargo Stages “Modest” Rebound

By SCMR Staff
February 10, 2014 - SCMR Editorial

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing a 1.4% expansion of global freight ton kilometers (FTKs) in 2013 when compared to 2012.

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Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor
Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review. Patrick covers international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. Contact Patrick Burnson

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