Airforwarders Association - FORWARD Magazine, Spring 2019

Executive Director’s Report Forward Magazine Q Spring 2019 Airforwarders Association 6 Congestion Brandon Fried AfA Executive Director One of the hottest topics at the recent AirCargo 2019 conference in Las Vegas was the ongoing airport truck congestion issue. Almost 1,000 forwarders, trucking companies, airlines, ground handlers, and other industry stakeholders discussed its causes and most importantly, potential solutions to the challenge that has caused airfreight volumes at some major gateway airports to surge over 40% above previously forecasted expectations. Challenge Working to Solve the Airport Truck