Introduction To Air Freight And The Global Supply Chain

Category:   Introduction To Air Freight And The Global Supply Chain

Course Description

The Growth in gross domestic product (GDP), a measure of each country’s output that reflects on hoe well its industry and businesses are performing, is surprisingly consistent over longer periods of time. 

Benefit of Attending

  • Gain a wide understanding of air cargo.
  • Understand the escalating importance of logistics and supply-chain management as crucial tools for competitiveness.
  • Learn about technology and the related careers in Air Freight.
  • To see how the transportation infrastructure in host countries often dictates the options open to the manager.
  • Explain why IT systems are crucial for success.

Course Outline

  • Why air cargo works?
  • The air freight supply chain
    • Aircraft types
    • The shipper’s choice
    • The air freight process
    • Buying and selling space
    • Documentation
  • The viability of air freight
  • A brief history of the air freight industry
  • Ground handling and IT systems for cargo processing
  • Perishable supply chain
  • Animals by air
  • Security
  • The charter broker
  • The role of freighters: past, present and future
  • Heavy-lift air transportation
  • Express and mail
  • The environment
  • Crime in air logistics
  • Careers in air freight
  • The challenges
  • New culture
  • Regulatory approach
  • Changes in manufacturing
  • The future of freight forwarding
  • Future career opportunities