Learn how to ship perishables safely, comply with standards, and master the use of IATA's Perishable Cargo Regulations.

Course Benefits

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Review methods and techniques to better manage time and temperature sensitive cargo
  • Explore the latest industry trends and types of perishable commodities transported by air
  • Reduce your business exposure through in-depth analysis of global government controls
  • Identify new market opportunities and improve service to existing markets by studying transport standards and documentation
  • Use the current Shipping Perishable Cargo Guidelines Publication in conjunction with the Shipping Perishable Cargo workbook 

Who Should Attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Airlines and cargo training specialists
  • Cargo operations managers and frontline supervisors 

Course Outline

The course programme includes:

  • Proper use of IATA's Shipping Perishable Cargo manual
  • Perishables Classification
  • Packaging, documentation and marking requirements for perishable cargo
  • Special perishable shipping procedures and considerations
  • Time and Temperature management as well as air transport of cut flowers 

Course Prerequisite (s)

  • Distance Learning with online exam

their team at the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) offer employers and employees of the aviation industry the very finest in international standard training.

Based at Al Bateen Executive Airport in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi, they at GCAS are equipped with outstanding facilities, a pool of international knowledge and the highest of accreditations.

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