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BYLINE: Michael Fabey
Government memo to freight forwarders bemoaning the extra costs they''ll have to eat to meet new mandates for screening air cargo: Get over it.
"It''s not my job to keep all freight forwarders in business," said John P. Sammon, assistant administrator of the Transportation Security Administration for the agency''s Transportation Sector Network Management. "My job is to make sure a passenger plane doesn''t get blown up. Our role is transportation security. If the stuff goes on FedEx or UPS, so be it."
A civics lesson is the last thing air cargo forwarders are hoping for as they look at new security costs. They say it could cost up to $150,000 per …