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Definition of the noun airfreight

What does airfreight mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: airfreights

  1. the transportation of freight by air
  2. the amount charged for such transport

Definition of the verb airfreight

What does airfreight mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: airfreighted | airfreighting | airfreights

  1. transport (cargo) by air
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • alternative spelling: air-freight
    • synonym of airfreight: air-ship
    • more generic word: freight = transport commercially as cargo

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Google previewTrade and Transport Facilitation (2001)

A Toolkit for Audit, Analysis, and Remedial Action by John Raven

Given the difficulties of surface access, often over long distances and several land frontiers, airfreight is the obvious answer. In many other countries, diversification from bulk commodities and subsistence agriculture is being built up in new ...

Google previewSupply Chain Architecture (2016)

A Blueprint for Networking the Flow of Material, Information, and Cash by William T. Walker

Airfreight [Half Day/Days] Airfreight is the most expensive mode of transportation. It is priced at dollars per kilogram of freight for an origin–destination pair. Because there are 2.2 pounds per kilogram, a 50-pound package sent by airfreight at a ...

Google previewPeak Oil (2012)

Impacts On Global Trade And Transportation by David M. Herold

Airfreight transport: accounts for only 2% of global trade volume, but for 40% of the global trade value. Airfreight is the main contributor in supporting “justin-time” production and plays an integral role where fast delivery prevails over cost issues ...

Google previewMastering Import & Export Management (2012)

by Thomas A. COOK

While airfreight is a more expensive option than ocean freight it still is a very viable option for time sensitive and special need shipments. Unfortunately commercial capability for numerous reasons has continued to decline into 2011 and many ...

Google previewDragonhawk - the Turning (2008)

by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers

Palmetto AirFreight is a contract carrier for UPS from Central America to South Florida." Najaf was instantly and noticeably taken aback by Steele's apparent ...

Google previewWorking Papers (2006)

by Peterson Institute for International Economics

For serving apparel markets, where quick turnaround and delivery times are critical, airfreight is an important consideration. The tourist trade drives aircraft flights in and out of Egypt, since passenger traffic is more ...

Google previewExport-Import Theory, Practices, and Procedures (2008)

by Belay Seyoum

AIR TRANSPORTATION Airfreight is the least utilized mode of transportation for cargo and ac- counts for less than 1 percent of total international freight movement (see Table 9.1 foradvantagesanddisadvantages ofthistransportationtype).

Google previewCambridge Business English Dictionary (2011)

by Cambridge University Press

airfreight o governmentlpubliclstate aid Under theplan, state aid a Focus on Vocabmaryz aim, goaI, objective, u to local businesses would drop by $6.6 million. target, mission statement, statement of —) See also aid agency, development ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 11: Agriculture and Industry by Melissa Walker, James C. Cobb

Airways merged with Piedmont Airlines in 1987, significantly broadening its operations in Charlotte in an attempt to rival Delta's southern coverage, while the world's largest airfreight carrier, Federal Express (now FedEx), also transformed ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Transport and Logistics (2002)

by David Lowe

A unit for loading cargo (a container, pallet, stillage, airfreight igloo, etc). Ullage Space above the level of ...

Google previewSupply Chain and Transportation Dictionary (2012)

by Joseph L. Cavinato

Air cargo includes: Airmail, International Airmail and First Class Mail, Air Parcel Post and International Air Parcel Post; Air Express, Airfreight ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Liberia (2000)

by Elwood D. Dunn, Amos J. Beyan, Carl Patrick Burrowes

Shortly after the closure in 1947, a private American company was formed and began operating an airfreight service between the US. and Liberia. The Liberia Company, a subsidiary of Stettinius Associates, through the initiative of its president ...

Google previewDictionary of International Trade Finance Terms (2001)

by Mike Hammett

AWB Abbreviation of air waybill, a document issued for transport by airfreight.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1F4R1E1I1G2H4T1

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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