Airlines and Shippers Brace for 100% Cargo Screening Deadline

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Come August 1, 2010 all cargo shipped on passenger aircraft in the U.S. must be screened for explosives. And for passengers nothing should be different. But there is concern that the new requirement could cause supply chain delays and higher costs of goods transported this way.
With the deadline looming two weeks away, a number of local news outlets are reporting about how airlines headquartered in their cities (American in Dallas/Fort Worth, Delta in Atlanta) are preparing, the problems faced by shippers, and the TSA's Certified Cargo Screening Program, which is a voluntary program that will certify cargo screening facilities located throughout the country.

Source: Planet Data

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