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Strong December Tops Off ‘Stellar’ Year for Air Cargo

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

Demand for air cargo surged 6.9 percent in 2021 compared to 2019 pre-Covid levels and was up 18.7 percent from 2020 following a strong performance in December, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported Tuesday. This marked the second-biggest improvement in year-on-year demand, behind 2010’s 20.6 percent gain, since IATA started to monitor cargo performance…

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