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Cargo Supply Chain and Transport Modes

这个课程也可用中文授课。

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About

Build necessary knowledge regarding supply chain management, logistics and different modes of transport. You will learn the key principles and concepts in freight transport management, multimodal transport operations, the unitization and containerisation of cargo, and the transportation of dangerous goods by air, land and sea.

Course format

This course is available in e-textbook format. Enrol at an Authorized Training Center to study these materials with the help of a local trainer, or alternatively you can choose to study these materials on your own.
  • This course requires approximately 100 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course the students will have the skills to:

  • State the supply chain business process integration.
  • Recognize the scope of freight forwarding services.
  • Describe advantages of multi-modal transportation.
  • Describe different types of transport corridors-air, road, maritime and inland waterways.
  • Describe the unitization and carriage of dangerous goods.
  • Describe diversity of modes and modal competition.

Key topics

  • Introduction to supply chain management
  • Freight forwarding services
  • Transport management
  • Multimodal transport
  • Unitization of cargo and transportation of dangerous goods

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • All staff involved in air cargo transport chain

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the final examination.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams, and check the Course edition list for exams when booking your exam.

  • Exam Method: Online exam with remote supervision or an exam in one of IATA’s Exam Centers (where physical presence is required)
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions, Closed Text Book, the TACT training edition is required during the exam.
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions. Closed Text Book
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 36 correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 54 correct answers
  • Number of exam attempts: 2

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

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Further training

Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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