Alaska Air Cargo said it is automating its cargo tracking system to enable customers to get "near real-time" updates on freight shipments. Using scanner-equipped cellular devices, it will scan cargo when it arrives at its final destination and wirelessly upload the information to its cargo data management system and to alaskaair.com. Customers will be able to go to the website to get information on their shipment's status. Alaska's cargo arrivals previously have been tracked manually, ...

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