International Logistics

Course Description

International Logistics Training Course. Learn how to select and manage your freight forwarder, carrier, and customs broker. Take the fear out of international shipping. This international shipping class is the perfect overview of the transportation process—whether you’re shipping by ocean or air. Learn the steps you need to follow to move your products affordably, securely and within budget. In our International Logistics training, you will learn to control your international shipments by directly coordinating your documents with transportation rules and procedures. Review the air and ocean transportation & documentation process.  See Schedule ->

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What you will learn

  • Comprehensive review of the roles of the Forwarder and the Customs Broker
  • Securely and affordably transport your products
  • Importance of Tariff Classification
  • Select and negotiate with ocean and/or air carriers for your shipments
  • The Rules of the Road (Standard Terms of Carriage)
  • Protect your company’s assets by choosing the proper insurance

Course Will Benefit

Importers, Exporters, Purchasing, Sales/Marketing, Logistics, Traffic, Customer Service, Credit Managers, Controllers, Engineering, Legal, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders. Anyone involved or with the responsibility for International Documentation, Compliance Rules and Regulations.

Our international shipping training is excellent for beginners and also serves as a refresher for experienced professionals. Instructor will level set the course based on attendees.

Certificate Issued Upon Completion

International Logistics Course Agenda

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Seminar
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Central Time) – Webinar
Reference book Managing Forwarders Brokers and Carriers
  1. INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS PARTNERS
    1. Freight Forwarders
    2. Customs Brokers
    3. Evaluating Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers
    4. Transportation Costs
    5. Incoterms® Overview
  2. SECURING YOUR INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN
    1. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
    2. Free and Secure Trade (FAST)
    3. Container Security Initiative (CSI)
    4. Transporting Airfreight Securely
    5. Advance Cargo Information Import & Export
    6. Packaging & Security
  3. OCEAN BILLS OF LADING AND COMMON CARRIER’S OBLIGATIONS TOWARD THE SHIPPER
    1. Law Concerning Bills of Lading
    2. Common Carriers’ Responsibilities and Rights
    3. Intrastate and Import Shipments
    4. Special Rules for Different Modes of Transportation
  4. OCEAN TRANSPORTATION
    1. Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (VOCCs)
    2. Non-Conference Carriers
    3. Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers
    4. Ocean Freights Rates
    5. Containerization
    6. Working with VOCCs and NVOCCs
  5. AIR WAYBILLS OF LADING
    1. Airline Air Waybill
    2. House and Master Air Waybill
    3. Air Waybill Terms and Conditions
    4. Integrator Waybills
  6. AIR FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION
    1. Combination Carriers or Combi-Carriers
    2. All-Cargo Carriers
    3. Integrators – UPS, FedEx
    4. Air Freight Forwarders
    5. Freight Rates and Charge
  7. INSURANCE
    1. Overview of Incoterms® Rules and Insurance
    2. Types of Coverage
  8. INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN DOCUMENTATION
    1. Export Documentation & The Export Process
    2. Import Documentation
    3. International Supply Chain Checklist

Customer Testimonials from International Logistics Course

“Overall was a great course! Lots of good detail. This shows me where we are strong in our company as well as areas we can improve on. – Export Sales Manager”
“Everything was great. This class was a benefit for my job performance, and I will take this to my team to improve processes. – Logistics Specialist”
“Class will have a positive impact on my job performance in that I have additional knowledge in logistics to work with. I also really like the manual that was included as part of the class. There is so much helpful information that I can go back to. Instructor was very knowledgeable and open to questions. She was a pleasure to learn from. – Executive Assistant”
“The most beneficial part of the class was the slides and extra information given in the presentation. I liked the opportunity to ask questions and to hear input from others in the class. It has given me a good handle on understanding the supply chain for international carriers and how to deal with them in my career. – Supply Chain Specialist”

$595.00
Per Person

Small Class Size
6.5 Hrs Teaching
Printed Book Included
Certificate of Completion
6.5 CCS/CES/MES/CEU Credits

Full-Day Class

Seminar Time: 8:30am – 4pm Local Time
Webinar Time: 8:30am – 4pm CT
Two 15min breaks (am/pm), 1hr lunch

Schedule:

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LocationDate
WebinarAug 28th
WebinarSep 28th
WebinarNov 30th

Managing Forwarders, Brokers & Carriers
Authors:
Thompson & Petersen

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