IATA CEIV PHARMA – Temperature Controlled Cargo Operations

Target Audience

Managers and staff involved in air cargo

  • Cargo quality
  • Cargo terminal, ramp operations, and ground handling services
  • Cargo reservations, sales and commercial analysis


Learn the requirements of the healthcare industry for an air cargo logistics service provider, to become a player in the pharmaceutical logistics market.

Learn about the packaging requirements and the air cargo industry’s best practices for storing, accepting and handling time-and temperature-sensitive healthcare shipments.

Following the requirements of the Quality Management Systems (QMS) applicable to the Healthcare and Air Cargo industries, apply these skills in practice scenarios and receive guidelines to create your own Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Anticipate the logistical and regulatory needs of the global healthcare industry
  • Identify potential risks at critical points in the cold chain
  • Prevent and manage temperature deviations at critical points in the cold chain
  • Create your own Service Level Agreement (SLA) to clarify mutual expectations and minimize challenges within the cold chain
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) that ensure consistency in your operations
  • Summarize the air cargo industry’s best recommended practice – IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR) and Temperature Control Regulations (TCR)

Course content

  • Regulatory environment and Healthcare industry requirements
  • Procedures for handling time and temperature-sensitive healthcare shipments
  • Temperature management and temperature excursions
  • Critical control points in the healthcare supply chain
  • Packaging technologies
  • Use of SOPs and SLAs
  • Use of the IATA Time and Temperature Sensitive handling label and Acceptance Checklist

Training calendar

25/03  27/03/2024 · LIVE virtual classroom · 09.00-17.00 · Language: French

30/09  02/10/2024 · LIVE virtual classroom · 09.00-17.00 · Language: English