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Peter Boylan

Peter is responsible for Mercator‘s global revenue streams including business development, market penetration, account management, and customer engagement that generate profitable growth, incremental revenues and significant contribution margins. He also interacts at the highest levels with customer organizations to cultivate customer satisfaction and loyalty in a global dynamic marketplace. Peter has successfully spearheaded key consultancy solutions which continue to drive additional value for Mercator customers and enhance competitiveness for airlines. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Chemistry.

Recent Posts

How Air Cargo Customer Demands Are Transforming the Final Mile

Air cargo plays a major role in the global economy. In 2016 alone, $6.4 trillion worth of goods were shipped via the skies, making up 35% of world trade by value. From getting vaccines to hospitals to shipping auto parts to manufacturers to delivering goods to households, we depend on the efficiency of air cargo and e-commerce.

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Air Cargo Trend Watch

Air cargo is always changing. The rise of Industry 4.0–driven technologies offer air cargo carriers ways to unify their platforms and improve their operations. Yet trends aren’t always limited to technology. Global demand, political factors, and individual industry trends can shape the industry as a whole.

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Adaptability, Speed, and Partnerships: The Keys to Air Cargo Success

The air cargo industry as a whole is set to undergo significant changes in the near future. The shift in the business environment will require shippers to use increasingly automatized systems, integrate production networks more deeply, use advanced algorithms to determine predictive air shipping routes, and utilize new delivery methods.

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Machine Learning in Air Cargo: 3 Potential Applications

Let’s imagine an air cargo warehouse that runs on its own with minimal human monitoring. Stock inputs would be captured with drone-fitted cameras and machine learning algorithms. Having this type of “smart-warehouse” isn’t that far off in future. We are on the verge of using the next evolution of artificial intelligence for air cargo supply chain management. Machine learning will enable the intelligent value chain. Read on to learn more about machine learning and the implications it has for the air cargo industry.

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How They See It: 4 Things Air Cargo Leaders Are Saying About Innovation

Air cargo carriers are operating in an industry that transports $6.8 trillion worth of goods annually. Competition is fierce, margins are slim, and there’s no time to wait for change. The industry needs to make that change happen now.

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4 Strategies for Mastering the Digital Imperative for Air Cargo

In every industry, from energy, to construction, to finance, the digital innovation is pushing forward at an incredible pace. That’s why 86% of all CEOs believe digital transformation will play a key role in their market. The air cargo industry is no different.

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