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Cargo Business Processes Panel (CBPP)

The primary objective of the CBPP is to develop and maintain standards for procedures, documentation and flow of information relating to the air cargo business. 


  • Technical standard and procedures for the correct completion of the air waybill
  • Standards for the application of automatic identification technology (including bar coding, imaging, RFID, smart cards, dimensioning and voice recognition)
  • Technical and procedural standards for EDI
  • Standards for other documents, procedures and processes supporting the air cargo business
  • Guidance and assistance to non-airline participants in the air cargo business
  • Maintenance of the delegated CSC Resolutions and Recommended Practices


Face-to-face meetings are held only when necessary. Tasks are completed using electronic means and/or conference calls as much as possible.


The CBPP consists of up to 12 members appointed by the Cargo Services Conference (CSC), each being an expert in cargo procedures and/or automation.

The current CBPP Chairman is Mr. Todd Frazier (FedEx).


  • Secretary
    Zhi Yong LIAO
    Manager, Cargo Business Process & Standards, IATA 

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