Why Air Cargo Matters

By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor
August 24, 2010 - SCMR Editorial

TIACA Secretary General Daniel Fernandez has noted that despite positive evidence from the last few months, it is clear that an economic recovery remains patchy.

The volcanic eruption in Iceland came at an unfortunate time, but brought home to the public in a vivid way the crucial role airfreight plays in keeping our shop shelves filled. And as SCMR news today reflects, shippers are still cautious about relying on air cargo for sourcing and distribution.

“We will continue to make governments and regulators aware of the importance of air in maintaining a reliable global supply chain,” added Fernandez.



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Patrick Burnson
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Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites. Patrick is a widely-published writer and editor who has spent most of his career covering 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. You can reach him directly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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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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