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IATA Cargo Handling Manual

The IATA Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM) is a complete set of standards for everyone involved in cargo operations that aims to help airlines and cargo handlers to operate more effectively together, to improve efficiency and safety in air cargo operation​s.

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​The main features of the ICHM include:

  • Contains the complete cargo (beyond warehouse) operational policy, process, procedures, aligned to industry MOP
  • Describes only those aspects of cargo and ground operations essential to clarify the Cargo requirement, including communications, procedures from Ground Ops
  • Bridges that gap by aligning to the Industry Master Operating Plan (MOP)
  • Is the single industry standard which helps airlines and cargo handlers operate more effectively together
  • Is endorsed by the IATA Cargo Advisory Council (CAC)


Key benefits of the ICHM include:

  • Contains the complete door-to-door cargo (beyond warehouse) operational policy, process and procedures
  • Provides the standard operating processes and procedures for GHAs to follow, accepted and embraced by carriers and the air cargo industry
  • Allows for a single standard audit for Cargo Handling based on a set of agreed standards and enhanced assessments in Smart Facility
  • Allows the creation of harmonized training on Cargo Handling activities
  • Provides a streamlined approach which will help improve efficiency and quality
  • Provides transparency in critical aspects of cargo handling to the users of air cargo
  • Provides speed and efficiency in the eCommerce world






















Our most popular formats of the ICHM are listed below:

IATA Cargo Handling Manual
Media
Windows
Edition
2020 (4th)
Language
English
Regular Price
US $125
Notes
IATA Cargo Handling Manual
Media
Mobile
Edition
2020 (4th)
Language
English
Regular Price
US $125
Notes
IATA Cargo Handling Manual
Media
Book
Edition
2020 (4th)
Language
English
Regular Price
US $140
Notes

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