TSA looks to expedite screening for air cargo on US-bound passenger planes –

The Transportation Security Administration is moving ahead, on a faster-than-expected timetable, to close a gap in security screening of international air cargo carried aboard US-bound passenger flights.

Air freight forwarders and members of the global shipping industry learned Friday that TSA appears poised to require them to screen, by year’s end, 100 percent of such cargo bound for the United States. That would be two years sooner than expected