Cargo Warehouse Handling Essentials

The course provides participants with theoretical knowledge of authority stakeholders in the cargo process, as well as all necessary existing IATA regulations mandatory for the handling of cargo. It explains the basic principles and processes of handling inbound and outbound cargo. The participants will know the most important functions in the cargo business, likewise the needed technical equipment and they will have an idea about a good structured warehouse and other necessary facilities. Topics like the secure supply chain and special handling will be explained in detail. The training is rounded off by a tour of the airport’s subsidiary warehouse and the apron to observe an aircraft loading.


  • Learn the basic principles of handling cargo and documents, as well as the stakeholders in the cargo processes
  • Know the most important functions in the cargo business – who is responsible for a smooth cargo process
  • Get an idea about a structured warehouse and the needed facilities like cooling areas, dangerous goods area, animal rooms etc.
  • Learn about the needed equipment to run an air-cargo warehouse
  • Understand the requirements by authorities and the possible outcome, if these requirements are not fulfilled
  • Know IATA’s function and basic regulations about cargo handling and stakeholders in the special handling processes


  • What is cargo handling, who are the stakeholders and why is security so important?
- Federal aviation authorities
- Cargo Security – Regulated agents / ACC
- Customs
  • People and functions in cargo according to European regulations
  • Facilities and equipment according to cargo structure (small packages vs. big and heavy cargo)
  • IATA regulations for cargo handling
- ICHM, ULD Regulations, AHM, IGOM
- Certificates and backgrounds
  • Tour of airport’s subsidiary warehouse (Cargogate Munich Airport GmbH)

Target group

  • Experienced Airport Operational staff new to cargo warehouse processes
  • Airline Representatives interested in the warehouse processes

At a glance

  • Form of learning: Classroom training
  • Location:
  • Language: English


  • 15 - 19 July 2024
  • 25 - 29 November 2024

Duration: 5 days (classroom training + tour at Munich Airport)


2.300 € plus VAT / per person

Price includes attendance, food and beverages.


  • Munich Airport

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Team International Training

AirportAcademy - Munich Airport
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