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    Special Air Cargo Essay

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    Special Air Cargo There are several categories of special air cargo for which airlines and air cargo operators must provide accommodations. Three of these categories are: high value cargo, perishable cargo, and hazardous materials. When an airline accepts this special cargo for transport, it must provide special equipment to handle the cargo, specialized warehouses to store it or trans-ship it, and sometimes specially configured aircraft to transport it. There are also international and national regulations that airlines must follow in order to transport this special cargo from one location to another. High Value Cargo High value cargo can be anything from a one of a kind piece of artwork to jewelry or luxury items to sensitive electronics.…

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    1977- Air Cargo Deregulation Act Andrew E. Brooks ERAU Worldwide Before we start to look at the pluses and minuses of the establishment of the air cargo deregulation act, we will take a look at a little bit of history prior to it’s enactment. Prior to the deregulation there was the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). The CAB was developed to institute regulations of fares, routes, and schedules of the domestic airlines. They would work at trying to keep fares for short-haul cargos lower by…

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    CHAPTER ONE Introduction International Trade has made the world a global village. The superstructure of international trade is built on the shipping industry. The shipping industry is very critical for trade and it faces a fair share of troubles and issues regarding course deviation by ships, seaworthiness of ships, delays in delivery, shipping of dangerous cargo, marine insurance disputes, cargo-worthiness and care of cargo, jurisdictional issues and many other such issues. No country can…

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    Implications of implied seaworthy in voyage charterparty Under the law of carriage of goods by sea, the cargo owner intending to ship goods wants use of an entire vessel for some purpose, he might wish to enter into direct6 contract with the shipowner for the charterer of latter’s ship that called Charterparty. For the use for a certain voyage, it is called voyage charter. Voyage charter is used for a single voyage or a series of voyages. Under a voyage charter, the charterer shall hire the…

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    When it comes to ordering goods, there are many ways the good can get to and from its destination. Some of the modes include: air, ground, rail, pipeline, and water. The logistics mode air is being used often when it comes to transporting overseas or across the country. Even though air freight is the fastest of the five modes, it is also the most expensive. There are many supply chain uses, costs, innovations, and future possibilities when it comes to picking the mode air. The mode of…

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    Deregulation of this industry has changed the rule of the game in both the European Union (EU) and the United States (US). The service infrastructure has many interests involved and it is a for profit business. Therefore, some of the advantages of the deregulation are: increased competition, improved efficiencies, better level of services, lower costs, better communication infrastructure, and specialized cargo companies depending on the Intermodal Loading Unit (ILU). These improvements are…

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    The maritime industry since the beginning of recorded time has been the focal point for transportation of goods around the world. It is the most economical and environmentally friendly way to transport large goods throughout the world. Today, around 90% of world trade is carried by the maritime industry. Around 50,000 merchant ships, registered in over 150 nations and manned by over a million seafarers of nearly every nationality, transport every kind of cargo internationally. The continuous…

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    Maersk Ohio Case Study

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    faced an extensive port labor strike. Strikes can force a vessel to wait weeks to discharge cargo at the effected port or if and if the situation is critical, the vessel would have to relocate to another port not affected by a labor…

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    Older Ports Expansion

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    With the expansion of maritime and intermodal transportation, older ports with limited real estate must remain possible options to move cargo. There are some ways, in which the older ports like Baltimore, Philadelphia, and others with limited real-estate available for expansion would be able to compete with bigger newer ports. Improvements would be critical in improving the ports productivity to compete with the newer larger ports. The majority of ports and terminals were built for a volume of…

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    One of the primary focuses in supply chain is efficiency, the goal of getting products from its place of origin to its final destination as quickly as possible using up as little resources as possible. Sometimes trying to accomplish efficiency can be a very difficult process, because there can be multiple issues that can affect planning at the final seconds of shipment. The article that is being reviewed addresses some of the issues with the different modes of operation in the shipping…

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