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Shipping Perishable Cargo (Classroom, 2 days)


Este curso también es dado en Español.
这个课程也可用中文授课。

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About

Gain the knowledge required to ship perishable cargo safely and comply with industry standards.

This course provides you with detailed insight into handling perishable cargo, and practical knowledge of the most up-to-date regulations regarding the air transport of perishable cargo.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 2 days (16 hours)
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

Next class

Dec 08 - Dec 09, 2014 - Singapore (IATA)


4 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Improve time and temperature-sensitive cargo management with latest methods and techniques
  • Explore the latest industry trends and types of perishable commodities transported by air
  • Analyze global government controls and reduce your business exposure Identify new market opportunities
  • Study transport standards and documents to improve service to existing markets
  • Apply the current Shipping Perishable Cargo Guidelines Publication in conjunction with the Shipping Perishable Cargo

Course content

  • How to use IATA’s Perishable Cargo Regulations manual
  • Government and airline regulations
  • Food safety and countries
  • Carrier regulations
  • Shipper’s and airline’s responsibilities
  • Perishables facts and types
  • Perishable classification
  • Packaging
  • Documentation and labelling
  • Acceptance and control
  • Perishable handling procedures
  • ULD and airport operations
  • Damage, claims and tracking
  • Air transport of cut flowers
  • CITES

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

This course is a step towards earning an IATA Diploma in:

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.

Improve your language skills through our joint programs with Rosetta Stone®, Berlitz® and other specialized language programs. More

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