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e-Cargo Business Process and Standards

e-Freight is here and is gaining momentum. Are your operations ready?

After years of deliberations, the air freight industry now has a cogent e-freight strategy. Many organizations in the supply chain are actively participating and gaining operational synergies. This efficiency will exponentially multiply for the whole industry when adoption reaches close to 100%.

This course is designed for new and recent adopters to understand the initiatives within the e-freight strategy. It covers the statutory requirements, roles and responsibilities of organizations, and technology constructs required for successful execution.

Course availability 

There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.

QRT course fee

CNS Members  $1,200.00
Non Members  $1,200.00

What you will learn

    Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:
  • Apply IATA's e-freight project, its vision, and mandate
  • Master how to implement e-freight standards
  • Recognize the benefits of e-freight
  • Benefit from changes in automation within the cargo industry
  • Assess opportunities to reduce the paper environment
  • Implement various components of e-freight such as e-AWB, e-customs, e-security
  • Launch a successful e-AWB program
  • Comply with the latest e-customs regulations

Who should attend

    This course is recommended for:
  • Operational, technology and sales practitioners in freight forwarder organizations
  • Operational, technology and sales practitioners in airlines
  • Cargo IT and automation managers and specialists

Course content

  • The vision of “e-cargo” in air freight and mandates
  • Introduction to IATA e-freight
  • Business process and standards supporting e-freight
  • Basic minimum requirement for participation
  • International and intermodal requirements
  • Assessing a location's readiness for e-freight implementation
  • e-AWB – why, what and how
  • e-Customs initiatives
  • e-Security declaration
  • Technology frameworks to support “e-cargo"
  • Differences between CXML and CIMP