|Provide a comprehensive overview of air cargo and airfreight services, including air cargo carriers, airfreight forwarders, business models, air gateway concepts, cargo aircraft types and equipment (ie. Unit Load Devices – ULD).
Also cover Container Freight Stations (CFS)
|Evaluate methods of shipping temperature-controlled pharmaceuticals in air cargo whether in an “active” or “passive” environment.
Active – containers “opticooler & unicooler” – compressors, heating elements vs. dry ice. Passive – cold packaging. -2 degrees Celsius to +8 degrees Celsius
|Provide detailed guidance on DGR (Dangerous Goods Regulations) for air cargo, including packaging and handling requirements|
|Describe the technology related to temperature-controlled transport and asset management/tracking which is used for increased utilization and security among other aspects, including mobile technology, and data recorders, etc|
|Critical success factors: airfreight expertise, constant temperature requirements, reliable equipment, clean facilities, excellent training & handling, visibility & communication, “GDP certified”.
Freight Forwarders (sample): – Dachser, KN, DHL, Schenker
Carriers (sample): – Lufthansa Cargo, Cargolux
Equipment suppliers (sample): Envirotainer, Va-Q-Tainer, Dokasch, Cool Container (PharmaPort360)
Industries: Pharma, Healthcare, Fresh-cut flowers, etc.
Industry conferences: Cold Chain IQ, Controlled Logistics Europe
Container leasing (sample): In-Network leases – 9 package days / Roundtrip leases – 11 package days + additional day rates, usually by ULD type.