BA5058

Air Cargo Management

HBS > Sectoral Specializations > Air Cargo Management
Course ID
BA5058
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To provide the participants with a good knowledge of airfreight operations, services and management that can support them in various business functions and roles such as operations, customer service, account management and sales.
• To create awareness about the Air Cargo management.
• To provide general information or a framework on the setup of air cargo processes, for business.

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

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
The outcome of this course will provide the basics concepts of airports and aircrafts and various participants in air cargo transportation. Students will come to know about roles of the customs and the government in air transport.

TEXT BOOKS:

  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.

REFERENCES:

  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.