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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.

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

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

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

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

Certificate awarded

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

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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