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Risk Management for Temperature-Controlled Cargo (Classroom, 3 Days)

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Risk management applies to virtually all operational areas, making it a key factor in the success of highly sensitive and regulated shipments.

This course introduces key methods for identifying and reducing the risks that can lead to temperature deviation in shipments across transport modes, locations and stakeholders. You will have the chance to review the entire shipment process, from agreement to final delivery, to learn the most common challenges to temperature management throughout the cold chain.

Course format: This course is available at IATA Training Centers, regional partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training. This course provides 24 hours of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.

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What you will learn

This course prepares you to:

  • Identify risks to the quality of your service throughout the cargo value chain
  • Apply risk management methodology to measure risk probability
  • Determine the actions required for reducing risks
  • Build industry best practice into your risk management processes
  • Develop your own Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for handling products consistently

Course content

  • Quality Risk Management (QRM) process
    • Risk assessment
    • Risk control
    • Risk management methodology
  • Temperature-sensitive healthcare products
    • Regulations for transport by air
    • Using the IATA Time and Temperature Sensitive handling label
    • Procedures for handling time and temperature sensitive shipments
    • Standard Level Agreements (SLA)
    • EU Good Distribution Practice (GDP) for medicinal products
  • Temperature management
    • Critical control points in the supply chain
    • Packaging technology
    • Temperature mapping
  • Course activities
    • Risk assessment exercises
    • Completion of the IATA Time and Temperature checklist
    • Final examination

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo and ground handling operations managers
  • Cargo quality managers
  • Warehouse and ramp personnel

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% 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 toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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