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Perishable Cargo Handling

To provide participants with detailed insight into handling perishable cargo, and practical knowledge of the most up-to-date regulations regarding the air transportation of perishable cargo; also gain the necessary knowledge required to ship perishable cargo safely and comply with industry standards.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Learn how to use IATA Perishables Cargo Handling Manual and complete the necessary documents;

  • Be able to apply the regulations to identify, pack, mark, label and document cargo;

  • to ensure that the packages are adequately protected against leakage, spillage and contamination from other cargo;

  • Make sure that units used to transport perishable goods are certified in accordance with IATA standards and comply with national safety regulations;

  • Explore optimum packing methods and cost-efficient packaging.

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