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BASB 410-management of Air cargo

BASB 410-management of Air cargo

Module 6

Transporting Special Cargo

Written Assignment

Review the Readings and Resources in Module 6. Choose one type of special cargo, and conduct research on air transportation of your selection. Special cargo includes:

  • Valuable Cargo (VAL)
  • Perishable supply chain products
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Animals by air
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Oversized cargo
  • Dangerous goods

Write and submit a two to three page paper on your research. Address the outlined components in your report. Please number and state each question/statement, and give each answer its own separate paragraph(s).

  1. Introduction
    1. Describe the cargo that you chose.
  2. Requirements and regulations
    1. Describe the material handling requirements, the aircraft requirements, and specific regulations or guidance that is available.
  3. Competitor analysis
    1. Conduct competitor analysis of companies located in your area that transport your special cargo selection. What are some of the terms and conditions for their transportation?
  4. Conclusion and recommendations

Humanitarian Aid – Video Analysis

Please review the readings and resources for this module, and pick a specific military aircraft that sparks your interest. 

Visit YouTube. (Links to an external site.) Find a video that pertains to humanitarian aid using air cargo or military transports. 

In the discussion activity, please provide the following:

  1. Title of the video.
  2. Brief synopsis of the video.
  3. What are some main points that you found interesting as it relates to humanitarian aid and the use of air cargo?
  4. What lessons learned could be identified after reviewing your selected video? Please consider containers, material handling, electrostatic discharge, packages, and packing requirements. 

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