Scope of E-Freight Implementation – Introduction course

Scope of E-Freight Implementation – Introduction course


Date & Location: (22-26/Jan) Amman – ( 16-20/July) Istanbul – ( 15-19/Oct) Kuala Lumpur

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Course Overview


Become an expert in e-business processes and standards, and understand the role of technology in air freight in order to assess and prepare your organization for the adoption of e-freight. This 5-day course will provide you with the latest developments in e-cargo procedures, standard electronic messaging, and e-air waybill business rules. Learn about information exchange, system integration, and the technical requirements for core documents.

Air cargo procedures and standards involve the use of many types of documents and the movement of millions of document pouches worldwide. Air cargo should move towards electronic documents, becoming paperless, to increase its efficiency, and preserve the environment.


Program Objectives:

  • Apply e-freight handbook methodology
  • Implement e-freight standards
  • Automate cargo processes
  • Implement e-Cargo initiatives such as e-freight and e-AWB
  • Launch successful e-AWB program



Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for:

  • Any airline industry stakeholder intending to adopt e-freight
  • Authorities responsible for e-Cargo


Program Outline:

Day 1 – Introduction to E-Freight

  • Vision & Principle
  • Three pillar approach to paperless roadmap
  • Business cases and benefits


Day 2 –  Adopting E-Freight

  • Assessing technical readiness and identifying the gaps
  • Writing e-freight operational procedures
  • Identifying changes required in business process
  • Identifying partner and trade lanes
  • Preparing your operation


Day 3 –  Introduction to Business Process & Standards (BPS)

  • E-Freight and the cargo business process
  • Information exchange in e-freight
  • Standard electronic messages for core e-freight documents
  • E-AWB business rules


Day 4 – Technology System Integration Scenarios

  • System-to-system integration
  • Partial Integration: receiver or sender not integrated
  • Manual integration


Day 5 – Technical Requirements for Core Documents

  • Carrier back and system
  • Exchange messages
  • Interfacing Capability
  • Requirements for shippers, freight forwarders, ground handling agents, customs and airlines.