IBISWorld’s Domestic Air Cargo Transportation Services Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Domestic Air Cargo Transportation Services. This report offers strategic analysis of the factors influencing purchasing decisions, including price trends and three-year forecasts, input costs and demand factors, along with key suppliers and an analysis of the extended supply chain. Armed with the right procurement intelligence, your company will be able to make educated purchasing decisions.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Domestic Air Cargo Transportation Services - Recent Price Trend

In the past three years, prices for domestic air cargo transportation services have been declining slowly at an estimated average annual rate of 1.5%. A steep drop carriers’ fuel costs has been the primary driver of price declines, although rising demand for services has tempered these price declines. Additionally, fluctuations in fuel prices have given way to significant price volatility, which...


Domestic Air Cargo Transportation Services - Total Cost of Ownership

Domestic air cargo transportation services are associated with a high total cost of ownership. Airfreight shipments are subject to various surcharges and accessorial fees that ultimately affect the total cost of ownership. In comparing potential carriers, buyers should familiarize themselves with carriers’ ancillary fee schedules and surcharges to get a sense of the total shipping price...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of domestic air cargo transportation services. This report focuses on flights that have both a point of origin and destination within the 50 states and US territories. This type of transportation, also called airfreight transportation, involves moving parcels, letters and perishable goods on regularly scheduled routes. Buyers of the service are called shippers in this report; suppliers are cargo airlines and are also called carriers. This report does not cover international air cargo transportation, passenger air transportation or nonscheduled air transportation.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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