Two U.S. industry bodies representing mostly forwarders involved in air cargo want government to give financial support to developments to ensure a smoother flow of traffic through airports.
They say the challenges for the industry are too enormous to be shouldered squarely by private enterprise and they have produced a white paper based on broad surveys and submitted it to Congress.
The US Airforwarders Association and National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America have conducted a broad study of the critical issues impacting air cargo flows. This involved surveys of airports and other stakeholders, gathering input from over 3,000 respondents, and showed that private industry does not have the muscle to tackle the issues alone.
Read more in an article from The Loadstar.