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Category: Air

Strengthening Post-Hurricane Supply Chain Resilience - 5/24/2021
This article describes how federal, state, and local government agencies, the private sector, nongovernmental organizations, and individual households should cooperate to ensure resilience in supply...

Sealed Air, packaging suppliers shift to serve e-commerce 'mega trend' - 11/12/2020
Packaging suppliers are creating customized sizes tailored for products sold via e-commerce, which may increase freight capacity, and decrease emissions.

Estimating the Economic Impact of Air Cargo Operations at Airports - 12/31/2014
The Transportation Research Board's Airport Cooperative Research Program has completed a web-only document investigating the economic impact of air cargo operations at airports. This two-part...

Northern Virginia Road Expansion: Betting on Dulles Airport as Freight Hub - 1/09/2013
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority intends to develop over 400 acres of land surrounding the Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia to enhance the airport's...

With Support from the Department of Transportation, Air Cargo Industry Delivers the Goods - 10/10/2012
For many U.S. businesses, air cargo is the mechanism that allows them to keep up with the speed of global commerce. The U.S. Transportation Secretary...

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