Stacking Boxes: Air Cargo Faces Consolidation

Abrams, Sandra Lea
December 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;12/4/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 46, p12
Trade Publication
The article presents information related to the air cargo business in the United States. "Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism" and "known shipper" are two programs of the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration, which have weighed down the business. "Known shipper" program is intended to prevent the transport of explosives.


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