IATA Cargo Border Management (CBM) Capacity Building works with airlines, airports, Civil Aviation Authorities, other governmental authorities, service providers, and aviation professionals around the globe. Our goal is to deliver consultancy and capacity building solutions.

Our team plays a leading role to support regulators and industry stakeholders in facing new global threats and challenges. We also work to simplify the business and improve security, safety, profitability and efficiency.

The Capacity Building catalogue (pdf) provides an overview of the consultancy services that we provide.  

Expertise- Commitment – Insight

Our services

We offer a broad range of services to both public and private cargo stakeholders to comply with international / national standards, guidance and best practices as well as certification requirements. Additionally, we can assist and facilitate the transition to electronic data processing and management.

Regulatory support

Package of consulting services developed for government authorities and air cargo supply chain stakeholders to ensure compliance with international and national regulations.

Compliance program

A set of assessment tools, guidance materials and templates for air cargo supply chain players to assist entities in their preparation to pass air cargo security and customs certifications.

Design and delivery of training

Provision of cargo border management related training materials, delivery of training and educational workshops.

Our experience

Some locations/clients that have benefited from IATA CBM Consulting Services:

Location – Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan
Project Description – Development of a Regulated Agent Compliance Program to assist our client, Asia Freight Ltd., to effectively ensure compliance with ICAO’s Regulated Agent Program while ensuring compliance with international standards.

“IATA specialists were fully devoted into the process during the lifetime of the project and provided high quality assistance. The Consulting Team has been in touch with us all the time in order to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the project. They checked existing policies and other related regulations in company for identification of any missing or incomplete documentation. The visit of our facilities also allowed to establish the necessary additions to the security measures for further improvement of the cargo security system. Employees of Asia Freight from the main regions of Kazakhstan were invited to attend a detailed and useful bespoke cargo secure supply chain awareness workshop.”
Asia Freight Ltd.

Location – Hanoi, Republic of Vietnam
Project Description – Implementation of mutual recognition between ICAO Known Consignor/Regulated Agent Program and WCO Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Program joint program by the WCO, the ICAO and IATA, supported by the Asian Development Bank, to assess Vietnam’s AEO program as well as the ability to create a Known Consignor/Regulated Agent air cargo security regime compliant with the WCO SAFE Framework and Annex 17 of the ICAO Chicago Convention and associated best practices.

Location – San Jose, Costa Rica
Project Description – Joint initiative by the World Bank, WCO, and IATA to assess Costa Rica’s readiness to implement the requirements set by the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement.

Want to learn more

Consult the Cargo Border Management Capacity Building Catalogue (pdf) or contact us