Air Cargo Management

Main Block of Hallmark Businsess School

OBJECTIVES:

UNIT I - AIR PORTS AND SHIPMENT

Ground Handling Agencies – Air Craft – Advantage of Air shipment – Economics of Air Shipment – Sensitive Cargo by Air shipment – Do’s and Don’ts in Air Cargo Business\

UNIT II - AIR CARGO

Air Cargo Console – Freighting of Air Cargo – Volume based Calculation of Freight – Weight based Calculation of Freight – Import Documentation – Export Documentation

UNIT III - AIRWAY BILLS

Airway Bills – FIATA – IATA – History of IATA – Mission of IATA – Price setting by IATA -Licensing of Agencies – Sub Leasing of Agencies – freight carriers by scheduled freight tonne kilometers flown.

UNIT IV - CARGO VILLAGE

History of Dubai Cargo Village – Location of DCV – Equipment and Handling at DCV – Operations – Advantage of Sea Air Cargo – Why Sea Air Cargo is Cheaper – Why Air freight from Dubai is Cheaper?

UNIT V - DG CARGO

DG Cargo by Air – Classification and labelling – Types of Labels according Cargo – Samples of Labels – Packing and Transportation of DG Goods by Air

Outcomes:

Text Books

  1. Paul, Air cargo distributions: a management analysis of its economic and marketing benefits, Jackson and William Brackenridge (Gower Press), 1988.
  2. Peter S. Smith, Air freight: operations, marketing and economics, Chu (Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers), 2004.
  3. John Walter wood, Airports; some elements of designs and future development, Chu(Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers), 1981.

Course Reference

  1. Yoon SeokChang,Air Cargo Management, CRC Press, 2015.
  2. Xie Chun Xun Zhu, Air Cargo Management Introduction – Aviation Logistics, Management Series (Chinese Edition), Southeast University Press, 2006.
  3. Hampton Simon Taylor, Air transport logistics, CRC Press, 2000.
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