Efficiency of Cargo Operations Published Aug. 8, 2023 By SAF/IEN Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy (SAF/IEN) TOPIC SPONSOR: Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy (SAF/IEN) What methods are there for positioning aircraft to increase overall cargo capacity utilization, specifically to reduce dead legs and shorten the timeline associated with cargo management? Based upon TPFDD and other Pacific airlift requirements, what opportunities are there to increase velocity of deployment and limit logistical requirements (e.g. fuel) for airlift assets returning to CONUS? How can cargo loading be made more efficient? How can processes be streamlined with technology? How can space be maximized?