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Finding the right balance

Hubbard, Nick J. and Mayer, Robert (2007) Finding the right balance. Freight Transport Review (16). pp. 42-43. ISSN 1474-6506

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Abstract

Air freight has, until recently, received little coverage in the climate change debate as the air passenger market has been targeted by media and environmentalists. Phenomenal growth rates contributed to a 140% increase in air freight between 1992 and 2002, with growth in world freight tonne-kilometres outstripping growth in world GDP. Forecasts predict a 4% and 6% growth in the tonne kilometres performed for 2007 and 2008. A considerable share of this growth has been attributed to a modal shift from sea transport to air. In particular, the express air freight market is likely to experience significant growth through integrators like DHL or FedEx.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2009 16:38
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2010 10:41
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/3522

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