Perishable goods such as fruits, flowers, and vegetables carried by air deteriorate over time and under extreme temperatures and humidity, and must thus be handled with particular care. With years of operating experience, airlines have developed effective handling techniques for chilled and frozen products, providing shippers with optimum, cost-efficient packaging methods.
The Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR) contains up-to-date airline and government requirements pertaining to the transport of perishable cargo by air specifically for requirements on handling, marking & labeling as well as packaging. Also included in this manual is information on the necessary documentation required when transporting perishable cargo by air and comprehensive classification of perishable commodities.
Benefits & Features of the PCR
- Offers details on how to optimize stakeholders’ supply chain management with crucial information on the transport of perishable products
- Provide specific temperature control and cold chain management information for products from the food sectors
Whether a shipper, a freight forwarder, a ground handler or an airline, it provides an essential reference guide for all parties involved in the packaging and handling of perishables products, as well as the most up-to-date related operational requirements.
Our most popular formats of the PCR are listed below: