This March, the 11th Annual World Cargo Symposium will take place in Abu Dhabi. With one of this year’s themes - Cargo Facility of the Future - the conference will cover some exciting topics, ranging from the future role of cargo facilities to how technologies like wearables and augmented reality can transform the industry.
It may sound like something out of a sci-fi novel, but these technological advancements represent a major leap forward for the industry. Air cargo carriers are already innovating their processes to accommodate this new technology, while others are still experimenting with how to best implement them.
Which technologies fit best with air cargo? What steps have some carriers already taken? Today we’re going to examine these questions and see what the future can hold for air cargo facilities.
Overall, a few trends have emerged that you should look out for, including:
Flexibility for e-commerce shippers
Using data to drive decision-making
It’s important to note that air cargo carriers can’t accomplish these goals alone: they must continue to work with airports to ensure both parties can benefit from this next-gen technology.
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