Inside a Boeing 747-400 Cargo aircraft. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Terrill Murriel)

Forward Air: The Little-Known Alternative for Airline Cargo

Given the recent talk about the large demand for air cargo movements in the United States, it’s common to forget that there are more than just airlines in play. Air cargo by itself is time-sensitive, but there are items shipped by airlines that are not. Time, money, or weight can determine if a good can be hauled by an alternative method other than air cargo. At these moments it’s not necessarily the best for Delta Cargo, United Cargo and AA…