Some 70% of last mile deliveries are in high density urban areas where congestion is a way of life. The variety of goods being shifted creates the need for multiple modes of transport, which adds to the complexity.
Air Charter operators are facing pressure in an increasingly competitive aviation industry, but the flexibility and customizability of air charter operations will continue to fill a gap left by scheduled flights.
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Rockford, Illinois, airport has benefited from increased flights from UPS, which earlier this year shifted 13 flights from Des Moines to the Chicago-area airport.