Canada's airports: Their role as cargo gateways - ARCHIVED

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Using just about any yardstick (tonnage, value of goods, revenue earned, tons/kilometres), it is difficult to dispute the recent growth in air cargo traffic. Factors ranging from industrial globalization to business practices like "just-in-time" inventory management and aggressive off-shore marketing of Canadian goods and services have contributed to this increased activity. As local groups contemplate the purchase or lease of community airports, they are being advised to secure a solid cargo base in addition to passenger traffic.

Issue Number: 1997001
Author(s): Mathieson, Andrea
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PDFFebruary 2, 1998