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Air Cargo Management - Creating Value in Aviation (Classroom, 5 days)

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What does the future hold for the air cargo industry? Where is the digitization of the industry headed? And how will this change the competitive landscape of air cargo?

This program provides an understanding of the current competitive landscape of the cargo industry. The course will cover a study of business models from other industries adapted for air cargo management. Participants will also gain valuable insights into the air cargo industry best practices and develop skills to strategically manage air cargo related challenges.

Available as: Classroom
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisite: None

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What you will learn

  • Understand the fundamental changes taking place in the air cargo industry
  • Identify gaps and opportunities in the market
  • Identify shipper’s changing needs and adjust your business models for results
  • Understanding the global industry approach to driving digitization initiatives in air cargo
  • Understand digitization movement within air cargo and how to leverage these initiatives for your own competitive advantage

Course content

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  • Air Cargo Competitive Landscape
  • Case Study: Passenger to Freighter (PTF) Conversions
  • Gaps analysis for Air Cargo
  • E-Cargo: What, Why, How?
  • Digitization of the Air Cargo Industry - Core Transport Processes via the E-freight Initiative
  • Understanding the Technology of E-Cargo

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Who should attend

  • Middle to senior executives from air authorities, airport authorities and airlines
  • Air Cargo commercial managers, Air Cargo operations managers, Freight forwarders, Cargo agents and other service providers
  • Other personnel who are supporting the implementation of the air cargo business in their organizations and those interested in the air cargo business

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants at the completion of the course.

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About IATA Classroom Training
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Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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