Air Cargo Systems vs. Surface Cargo Systems

The air cargo system consists of everything related to air cargo and the air cargo industry: aircraft, aircraft roller and locking systems, terminals, ground handling equipment, personnel, documentation, and regulations. You are to analyze a surface cargo system. Please consider the other four modes of transportation discussed in Module 2.

 

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Note: Please number and state each requirement, and give each answer its own separate paragraph(s).

  1. Provide a brief synopsis of the Surface Cargo System you picked.
  2. Compare the Air Cargo System components to your Surface Cargo System components.
  3. Describe in detail similar components and different components.
  4. Consider the management concerns of incorporating intermodal operations between the two systems.
 
 
 

Assignment Guidelines

The standards for the papers are as follows. These standards will apply to all written assignments unless otherwise indicated.

  • Submit an original paper (one written by you that has not been previously submitted to fulfill a requirement for another course).
  • The paper should include a minimum of 500 words, not including references or cover page.
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    • 12-pt font size
    • double-spaced text
    • numbered pages
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  • Provide a cover page containing the name of the course, title of the paper, your name, and date.
  • Include a references page, formatted to APA style requirements with a minimum of 3 references.
    • Two references must be scholarly, peer-reviewed, and from reputable sources.