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Comprehensive Guide to
Air Freight

This in-depth course covers the various modes of international air freight process

Air Freight

Full-Day Course - Webinar - $395

Our Comprehensive Guide to Air Freight webinar provides an in-depth understanding of airfreight shipping processes. Participants will learn about air cargo operations, regulations, documentation, packaging requirements, and handling procedures. The course also covers airfreight pricing and how to negotiate rates with air carriers. Additionally, attendees will gain knowledge of customs and border protection procedures related to airfreight shipments. By the end of the webinar course, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of the entire airfreight process, from shipment preparation to final delivery, and will be able to apply this knowledge to their day-to-day airfreight operations.

IFA Air Freight

Course Benefits

Interactive Webinar Experience

Our courses are presented in a convenient webinar format, allowing you to attend from anywhere. All attendees are encouraged to have a working webcam to participate and engage in the interactive learning experience.

Education Credits

Our courses are approved for continuing education credits by the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association of American, Inc., National Education Institute's Certified and Master Customs Specialist and the Certified and Master Export Specialist.

Gain Lifelong Skills

Our courses provide practical, lifelong knowledge for optimizing your supply chain, managing risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Gain informed decision-making skills, save time and costs, and minimize potential issues with our training.

Course Information

The International Forwarding Academy's Comprehensive Guide to Air Freight course is a full-day online course that delves deeply into the intricacies of air freight shipping. The course provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of air cargo operations, regulations, documentation, packaging requirements, and handling procedures.

In addition to this, attendees will also learn about air freight pricing and how to negotiate rates with air carriers. The course also covers customs and border protection procedures specific to air freight shipments, ensuring that participants have the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate customs procedures with ease.

At the International Forwarding Academy, we specialize in providing training services for the International Transportation Community. Our comprehensive programs are designed for beginners and those with up to 5 years of experience in the field, covering operational details in a simple and easy-to-understand manner. With years of experience and hundreds of successful trainings under our belt, we have catered to a diverse audience, including International Freight Forwarders, Importers & Exporters, Logistic Managers, Logistic Providers, Business Development, Financial & HR Personnel in related fields.

By taking the Comprehensive Guide to Air Freight course, participants can expect to gain a comprehensive understanding of air freight shipping processes, regulations, and documentation. The course covers all aspects of the air freight process, from shipment preparation to final delivery, including packaging requirements, handling procedures, customs and border protection procedures, and air freight pricing.

Throughout the course, participants will learn how to negotiate rates with air carriers, and they will have access to a wealth of course materials and resources, including case studies and practical exercises, to ensure a well-rounded learning experience. The course is designed to be easy to understand, with a focus on breaking down complex concepts into simple terms, and participants will be able to apply their newfound knowledge to their day-to-day air freight operations.

Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion from the International Forwarding Academy, signifying their proficiency in airfreight shipping processes. Overall, participants can expect to come away from the course with a solid understanding of the air freight process and the skills and knowledge needed to successfully navigate the complexities of the industry.

The Comprehensive Guide to Air Freight course is a full-day online training program that covers the essential aspects of air freight shipping processes. The curriculum is designed to be informative, easy-to-understand, and is taught using a combination of lectures, practical exercises, and case studies.

Topics covered in the course include air cargo operations, packaging requirements, handling procedures, documentation, pricing, and customs and border protection procedures related to air freight shipments. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the entire air freight process, from shipment preparation to final delivery, and will learn how to apply this knowledge to their day-to-day air freight operations.

Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion that recognizes their proficiency in airfreight shipping processes. Additionally, participants will have access to a wealth of course materials and resources to support their learning beyond the classroom.

Below is the curriculum for this course:

  • Pricing, Rates, Surcharges, Terms, Seasonality, Volume ratio, Airlines & Aircraft, Trade Lanes, Platforms.
  • Dangerous Cargo (DGR), oversize, temperature-controlled merchandise and other special cargo, Consolidations, Business planning and forecasting.
  • Geography – Airports, Routes, Country and Carrier restrictions, Hub systems, Capabilities
  • Booking – Process, Platforms
  • Preparing shipments – Packing, Labelling, Security (TSA), Loading, ULD vs. loose, AWB, Legal, Insurance (Shipper’s Interest), Trucking
  • Loading – Equipment, Handling agents
  • Flight – Tracking & Monitoring
  • Delivery & File closing – Customs clearance, Claims handling, Trucking, Billing
  • Other topics – Benefits, Limitations, Air charter, OBC, Sustainability

In the event that you are unable to attend this course, you may send a substitute attendee at no additional cost. However, if you need to cancel your registration, a full refund will be issued only if we receive notice of cancellation at least 30 days prior to the scheduled start date of the course. To request a refund, please visit our Contact page and send us a message with the subject line "Cancel Class."

Please note that we do not issue refunds for cancellations made within 30 days of the course start date. However, you can choose to transfer your registration to a future class for a $95.00 change fee.

Upcoming Courses

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Comprehensive Guide to Air Freight (Full-Day)

August 19, 2024

Enroll in our Comprehensive Guide to Air Freight course and gain a complete understanding of air freight shipping processes. From regulations and documentation to handling procedures and customs clearance, this course covers all aspects of air cargo operations. Participants will also learn how to negotiate air freight rates with carriers and gain insights into customs and border protection procedures related to air freight shipments. With this comprehensive knowledge, attendees will be equipped to handle their day-to-day air freight operations efficiently and effectively. Save Big with Bulk Purchases! Do you have a team of more than 5 or 10 employees who require training? Our flexible training options allow you to mix and match Full-Day and Half-Day Courses to suit your team’s needs. Contact us today to discuss a custom package that fits your requirements perfectly. Students, Enjoy Additional Savings! Visit the Student Discounts page to submit verification of your active college enrollment and unlock big discounts; once you're verified, you can enjoy exclusive savings on all of our courses.

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Comprehensive Guide to Air Freight (Full-Day)

September 16, 2024

Enroll in our Comprehensive Guide to Air Freight course and gain a complete understanding of air freight shipping processes. From regulations and documentation to handling procedures and customs clearance, this course covers all aspects of air cargo operations. Participants will also learn how to negotiate air freight rates with carriers and gain insights into customs and border protection procedures related to air freight shipments. With this comprehensive knowledge, attendees will be equipped to handle their day-to-day air freight operations efficiently and effectively. Save Big with Bulk Purchases! Do you have a team of more than 5 or 10 employees who require training? Our flexible training options allow you to mix and match Full-Day and Half-Day Courses to suit your team’s needs. Contact us today to discuss a custom package that fits your requirements perfectly. Students, Enjoy Additional Savings! Visit the Student Discounts page to submit verification of your active college enrollment and unlock big discounts; once you're verified, you can enjoy exclusive savings on all of our courses.

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Save Big with Package Deals

Train your team with our Full-Day and Half-Day Courses 5-Pack Bulk Bundle and 10-Pack Bulk Bundle, offering special pricing for bulk purchases of 5 or 10 of our comprehensive courses.

Students, Enjoy Additional Savings! By simply filling out the form on the "Student Discounts" page, students can save up to 40% on all courses.

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