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The Hub Principle Is Still Valid, But The Traditional Model Is Under Pressure
July 18, 2013
It was almost exactly 40 years ago that FedEx founder Fred Smith had the idea of flying a small fleet of Dassault Falcon 20s into Memphis, Tenn., from various cities in order to unload and redistribute packages and fly off again. While his idea has long become the dominant paradigm across the legacy...
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