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Learning From Logistics Leaders: How Smart Shippers Weather Airfreight Turbulence

Published: 17 August 2018

ID: G00366063

Analyst(s): David Gonzalez


In 2017, global demand for airfreight capacity outpaced supply by a factor of three. The airfreight market is booming and the outlook is buoyant. Supply chain leaders responsible for logistics must adopt smarter engagement strategies to drive more value from this much-maligned mode of transport.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Implement Annual Capacity Planning to Prepare for Airfreight
  • Extend Pricing Agreements for Longer Time Horizons
  • Explore Direct Engagement With the Airfreight Market

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