Updated: 7 Nov 2016

Shipping Perishable Cargo by Air (PER)

Organizer / Registration/


Hongkong Association of Freight Forwarding And Logistics Limited (HAFFA)

HAFFA Secretariat

Address:        8/F, China Hong Kong Centre, 122-126 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Telephone:     2796 3121


Air Marine Transport Training Centre Ltd. (AMTTCL)

Course Name

(please state this in your course enrollment form)

Shipping Perishable Cargo by Air (PER)




Unit D1, 12/F, Hoover Industrial Building, 26-38 Kwai Cheong Road, Kwai Chung, N.T., HK

Course Objective

To ensure that participant have the necessary skills to accept, handle and process shipments perishable cargo and are able to correctly apply all the provisions of the IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations.

Content/ Outline


-            Application of Regulations

-            Government & Carrier Regulations

-            Perishables Facts & Types

-            Perishables Classification

-            Packagings

-            Documentation, Marking & Labelling

-            Handling Procedures

-            Acceptance & Control

-            ULD & Airport Operations

-            Perishable Handling Facilities

-            Claims

-            CITES

-            Air Transport of Cut Flowers

-            Air Transport Logistics of Time & Temperature Sensitive & Healthcare Products

Target Participants

Personnel who will do packing, accept, handle perishable cargo by air transport. Personnel such as Shipper, Cargo Agent, Cargo Forwarder, Aircraft Operator and Ground Handling Agent are suitable to join this course.

Medium of Instruction

Cantonese (special class may be arranged for English or Mandarin instruction)

Assessment Requirement

Participants will sit for examination after the course.

-            Below 69 or 69 scores: examination failed (Course attendance certificate will be given to participant)

-            70-89 scores : examination passed (certificate of achievement “passed” will be given to participant)

-            90-100 scores: examination passed with Distinction (certificate of achievement “Distinction” will be given to participant)


2 days (09:00-17:00)