Fundamentals of Freight Forwarding

Fundamentals of Freight Forwarding

This course looks at the key processes in supply chains and how they interact; the most common supply chain terms and how they are utilised to describe supply chain activities. It will cover the definitions of transport modes and how to select the most appropriate one; the role of logistics partners in the extended supply chain and the definition and use of Incoterms.

In addition, this course will look at the principles and processes of warehousing and the basics of import & export documentation.

  • Operations Managers
  • Distribution Managers
  • Transport Managers
  • Transport Supervisors
  • Logistics Managers
  • Logistics Operatives
  • Stores Managers
  • Explain the term “Supply Chain”
  • Define main activities in Transport & Freight Management
  • Describe the key principles of Warehousing
  • Interpret INCOTERMS
  • Freight terminology & global trade terminology
  • Warehouse, logistics and transport operations
  • Transport modes
  • Parties involved in international shipments
  • Freight calculations

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Paul Stone

Paul Stone

Managing Director

Paul is an experienced Human Resources and Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in Blue Chip multinationals, professional services, the public sector and more recently in the education management industry.

Neil Roll

Neil Roll

GM - CP Training

Neil has been working in senior positions within supply chain education for the past five years, following over 25 years' of practical logistics experience in a blue chip multinational company.

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