MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 308, 20202019 8th International Conference on Transportation and Traffic Engineering (ICTTE 2019)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Transportation Infrastructure and Transportation Engineering|
|Published online||12 February 2020|
Freighter Loading Efficiency at Airports for International Air Express
1 Professor, Department of Shipping and Transportation Management, National Taiwan Ocean University, 2 Pei-Ning Road, Keelung 202, Taiwan, R.O.C.
2 Ramp Agent-lead, Ramp Operations, FedEx Express Co., 8-1 Hang-Chin North Road, Tao Yuan Hsien 337, Taiwan, R.O.C.
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Loading efficiency of freighters plays an indispensable role for the service performance of international air express companies. This study examined the priorities of factors to affect freighter loading efficiency at Taoyuan International airport (TPE) with an analytic hierarchy process (AHP). Unit load device (ULD) inventory control, load factor and load plan were ranked top 3 from 15 factors by practical experts. This study used the technique for order preference by similarity to ideal solution (TOPSIS) to evaluate 26 flights of MD11 freighters operated by an international air express company at TPE. The results revealed that the performance ranges between the best and worst flights were obvious.
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