Air Cargo Management: Air Freight and the Global Supply Chain


  • Glenn Baxter School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Suan Dusit University, Thailand


Air Cargo Management


Air-cargo transportation has now become increasingly important for global logistics systems (Wen, Xu, Choi & Chung, 2020). As a result, air cargo is a critical part of modern-day supply chains because it provides efficient and timely delivery of typically time sensitive products (Chen & Jiang, 2020). International airlines - like other third-party service providers – now conduct their business not simply within marketplaces but also within corporately structured supply chains reflecting particular logistics functions and spatial pathways (Robinson, 2005). Air cargo is defined as “anything carried in an aircraft except for mail or luggage carried under a passenger ticket and baggage check but including baggage shipped under an airway bill or shipment record” (Hui, Hui & Zhang, 2004).


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How to Cite

Baxter, G. (2023). Air Cargo Management: Air Freight and the Global Supply Chain. Journal of Multidisciplinary in Social Sciences, 19(1), 99–103. Retrieved from



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