This unit covers a wide range of topics such as management and organisation of the air freight industry, economic and market characteristics, airports and aircraft, marketing and pricing strategies, forecasting, cargo handling and terminal management, which will give you a holistic picture of the air transport industry. Both management and operational issues of air transport will be covered. The discussion of air transport will focus on the movement of freight of both domestic and global markets. The unit will also introduce you to policies and regulations that govern the air transport industry.
|Unit name||Air Freight Transport|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Vera Zhang|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Identify and explain the key commercial drivers and trends in the air freight transport industry.
- Recognise and explain the roles of major stakeholders, regulatory bodies and operators within the air freight transport system
- Explain and evaluate the functions involved in air freight transport management
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|Assessment||Engagement Activity|Academic Essay (10%)|Online Quiz (15%)|Report (35%)|Examination (40%)|
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