2017 U.S.-Booked Air Volume: $49 million
Coca-Cola's U.S.-booked air spend dropped $19 million in
2017, according to a BTN estimate. It's payroll also dropped by 38,500 to
61,800 employees as it returned ownership of its bottling operations to its
local partners in the U.S. and China and implemented other productivity
initiatives. In April 2017, the company announced it would simplify and
standardize key transactional processes and provide support to business units
through global centers of excellence.