E-commerce has fundamentally changed the air freight market.
Capacity has been unexpectedly tight in past months, with the peak continuing beyond week 49 into January – albeit slowing in Christmas week, with ‘skeleton’ staffing levels around the world.
While much of this has been attributed to inventory restocking following growth in global trade, there is no denying that cross-border e-commerce has played its part.
“E-commerce is definitely one driver for rising air freight demand,” said Ingo-Alexander Rahn, …
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