ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Basic Freight Forwarding Operations

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About the course

This type of programme will provide more insight to the Shipping and Logistics process improvement and knowledge of the environment of managing suppliers and undertake effective sourcing.

Course Objectives

To guide the participants to relevant areas of Logistics and Shipping where they can add value to their individual role.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Freight Forwarding
  • Consolidations and Break bulk
  • Shipping operations
  • Role of Freight forwarder for all modes of transport
  • Value added role of Freight forwarder to Logistics
  • Understanding the role of Freight forwarding
  • Shipment advisory functions

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

Participants interested for career with Shipping and Transport involved in Supply Chain Management, for any member in the logistics / supply chain team who could gain subject knowledge required to perform better in work place. Role of Shipping clerks, Expeditors, Freight specialists, Transport supervisors, Logistics co-coordinators, dispatch assistants and supervisors.

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