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eFreight Implementation - Introduction (Classroom, 5 days)

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e-Freight is here and is gaining momentum. Are your operations ready?

After years of deliberations, the air freight industry now has a cogent e-freight strategy. Many organizations in the supply chain are actively participating and gaining operational synergies. This efficiency will exponentially multiply for the whole industry when adoption reaches close to 100%.

This course is designed for new and recent adopters to understand the initiatives within the e-freight strategy. It covers the statutory requirements, roles and responsibilities of organizations, and technology constructs required for successful execution.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: None

Next class

There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Apply IATA's e-freight project, its vision, and mandate
  • Master how to implement e-freight standards
  • Recognize the benefits of e-freight
  • Benefit from changes in automation within the cargo industry
  • Assess opportunities to reduce the paper environment
  • Implement various components of e-freight such as e-AWB, e-customs, e-security
  • Launch a successful e-AWB program
  • Comply with the latest e-customs regulations

Course content

  • The vision of “e-cargo” in air freight and mandates
  • Introduction to IATA e-freight
  • Business process and standards supporting e-freight
  • Basic minimum requirement for participation
  • International and intermodal requirements
  • Assessing a location's readiness for e-freight implementation
  • e-AWB – why, what and how
  • e-Customs initiatives
  • e-Security declaration
  • Technology frameworks to support “e-cargo"
  • Differences between CXML and CIMP

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Operational, technology and sales practitioners in freight forwarder organizations
  • Operational, technology and sales practitioners in airlines
  • Cargo IT and automation managers and specialists

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Additional information

About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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