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MacPack Academy

The MacPack Academy offers a variety of courses that cover domestic transportation, air transportation, and ocean transportation. Our courses are designed for you to learn at your own pace, in a classroom or online, and in-person or remotely.

Domestic Class

Our Domestic class covers the pertinent regulations in the 49CFR.  It is our foundational course. It is also a prerequisite for all of our other courses.  It is a requirement to comply with the United States regulations no matter which mode of travel you are sending your cargo!

You will learn our 5 step process for preparing dangerous goods for transportation in compliance with US regulations:

  1. Classifying,
  2. Packing,
  3. Marking and Labeling,
  4. Documenting,
  5. Placarding,

PLUS, safety information and a required security component.

  • Prerequisites:  none
  • Materials required:  none.  If you have a copy of the 49CFR, have it available.  If not, it’s available online and the course will provide you a link where you can download it for free. If you’d like to purchase a hardcopy 49CFR, click here.
  • Price:  $195

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Air Class

Our Air class covers the pertinent regulations in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and builds on the 5-step process that you learned in the Domestic class.

  • Prerequisites:  Our Domestic Class (49CFR)
  • Materials required:  IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.  Need a copy?  Click here.
  • Price:  $100 add on to Domestic Class. $195 stand alone class.

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Ocean Class

Our Ocean class covers the pertinent regulations in the IMDG Code and builds on the 5-step process that you learned in the Domestic class.

  • Prerequisites:  Our Domestic Class (49CFR)
  • Materials required:  IMDG Code 2-volume set.  Need a copy?  Click here.
  • Price:  $100 add on to Domestic Class. $195 stand alone class.

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Military Air Class

Our Military Air class builds on our Air Class.  You will learn how to prepare shipments according to the Air Force Manual, AFMAN 24-204.  This course focuses on the places where the AFMAN differs from the IATA regulations.

  • Prerequisites:  Our Domestic Class (49CFR) and Air Class.
  • Materials required:  none, the AFMAN 24-204 is provided in the handout section for your reference.
  • Price:  $100 add on to Domestic Class. $195 stand alone class.

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Lithium Battery by Air Class

This add-on class to our Air Class covers everything you need to know to ship Lithium Batteries by Air.  IATA’s Lithium Battery Guidance document is included in the handout section.

In MacPack Academy-style, our course presents the information in an easy-to-understand way!

  • Prerequisites:  Our Domestic Class and our Air Class
  • Materials required:  none
  • Price:  $100 add on to Domestic Class. $195 stand alone class.

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Packaging 101

Our Packaging class covers all the basics from choosing the appropriate packaging materials for your shipment to palletizing your shipment.

  • Cost:  $169 stand alone class.

To purchase, click here:  PACKAGING 101