Singapore University of Social Sciences

Air Freight Management

Air Freight Management (LOG355)

Applications Open: 01 October 2023

Applications Close: 15 November 2023

Next Available Intake: January 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1391.78 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Business Administration, Business Administration, International Trade, Science and Technology

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Business


The air freight sector forms a key component of the global supply chain. It involves various stakeholders such as cargo owners, air logistics operators, airlines, airports, government agencies and industry associations. Air freight facilitates the movement of time-sensitive, high-value goods. Students will gain an understanding of the dynamic nature of the air freight business covering current trends, market characteristics, alliances, operations, pricing and revenues, forecasting, environmental impacts and regulation.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Developments in the Air Freight Industry
  • Characteristics of the Air Freight Market
  • Concept of Supply in the Air Freight Business
  • Air Freight Alliances, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Cargo Aircraft and Flight Operations
  • Airport and Ground Operations
  • Pricing for Air Cargo Services and Operations
  • Costs and Profitability for Air Cargo Airlines
  • Forecasting in the Air Freight Industry
  • Air Freight Sector and the Environment
  • Time-Sensitive Cargo Delivery Management
  • Air Cargo Licensing and International Trade Legislation Compliance

Learning Outcome

  • Show the importance of air freight transport in global supply chains.
  • Demonstrate the concept of supply in air freight business and impact of alliances, mergers and acquisitions.
  • Examine the innovations that enable efficiencies in air freight operations.
  • Appraise the pricing solutions for air cargo services and financial performance of cargo airlines.
  • Criticise the forecasting techniques in the air freight industry and environmental impact of the air freight sector.
  • Discuss the issues related to time-sensitive cargo delivery management, licensing and compliance.
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