cargo ton-mile

cargo ton-mile

A unit of measure, one ton of cargo, moved one mile. Five tons of cargo moved over 1000 miles equals 5000 cargo ton-miles.
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Delta Cargo offers access to an industry-leading global network, reaching more than 310 destinations in 54 countries on six continents and carrying more than 2.2 billion cargo ton-miles each year.
Mail Ton-Miles 21,980,111 21,736,000 -1.1% Foreign Mail Ton-Miles 5,028,816 5,632,000 +12.0% Cargo Ton-Miles 70,690,847 74,240,000 +5.0% Total Revenue Ton-Miles 370,751,696 420,424,000 +13.4% OPERATING REVENUES: Passenger Revenues $184,685,168 $209,432,000 +13.4% U.S.
We also include two additional variables, average passenger trip length and cargo ton-miles, in our empirical model as control variables to appropriately capture the nature of the relationship between airline profit and positioning strategy.