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Unformatted text preview: Commercial Market for Cargo Operations Aviation Systems Architecture Allen C.Haggerty Massachusetts Institute of Technology March 2, 2004 TOTAL CARGO MARKET GIANT MARKET CONSISTING OF: • TRUCKING • RAIL • SEABORNE • AIR CARGO AS THE “WORLD GETS SMALLER”, THE GROSS VOLUME OF FREIGHT HAS INCREASED DRAMATICALLY! COMMERCIAL CARGO OPERATIONS . SEA . LAND . AIR . RIVER, LAKES, OCEAN TYPES OF FREIGHT • SMALL PACKAGE DELIVERY • “LESS-THAN TRUCKLOAD” FREIGHT • AIRLINE “BELLY FREIGHT” , e.g. AA, DL, JAL • PALLETIZED FREIGHT • CONTAINTERIZED FREIGHT • BULK CARGO INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION ALTHOUGH THERE ARE NUMEROUS TYPES OF EQUIPMENT FOR FREIGHT, SOME STANDARDIZATION HAS BEEN ACHIEVED IN: CONTAINERS PALLETS AIR FREIGHT CONTAINERS 8’ X 8’X 20’ CONTAINERS 8’X 8’ X 40’ CONTAINERS CONTAINERSHIPS CAPACITY : UP TO 9000 CONTAINERS SIZE : 950’ LENGTH UP TO 100,000 TONS G.W. EVERGREEN CONTAINERSHIP-TAIWAN MODERN CONTAINER SHIPS • BEAM GREATER THAN 110 ft....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course AERO 16.851 taught by Professor Ldavidmiller during the Fall '03 term at MIT.

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