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Shipping Perishable / Temperature Sensitive Cargo (Distance Learning)

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Learn how to ship perishables safely, comply with standards, and master the use of IATA's Perishable Cargo Regulations.

Available as: Distance-learning course with online examination
Duration: 4-6 hours
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

Key topics

  • Proper use of IATA's Shipping Perishable Cargo manual
  • Perishables Classification
  • Packaging, documentation and marking requirements for perishable cargo
  • Special perishable shipping procedures and considerations
  • Time and Temperature management as well as air transport of cut flowers

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Review methods and techniques to better manage time and temperature sensitive cargo
  • Explore the latest industry trends and types of perishable commodities transported by air
  • Reduce your business exposure through in-depth analysis of global government controls
  • Identify new market opportunities and improve service to existing markets by studying transport standards and documentation
  • Use the current Shipping Perishable Cargo Guidelines Publication in conjunction with the Shipping Perishable Cargo workbook

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Airlines and cargo training specialists
  • Cargo operations managers and frontline supervisors

Additional information

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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