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Comprehensive Guide to International Freight Forwarding

NEI has approved this course for 8 CCS/CES credits.

Curriculum for this course:

  • The role of the International Freight Forwarder, Relationship towards the Carriers and Customers
  • The various shipment types i.e., Consolidations, Back‐to‐Backs, direct Consignments and how to execute them properly
  • Basic Carrier Documentation (Master and House Bills of Lading), how to understand and complete properly
  • Rate construction, weight vs. volume ‐ (Different rules and methods for different modes)
  • Incoterms, Carrier Terms, Payment Terms (What they are and the difference between them)
  • General Liabilities, All Risk & Marine Insurance, Consequential Damages
  • Gateway structures and why
  • Surface Transportation, the various models i.e., Drayage, Motor Carrier, Line Hauls, Rail, Intermodal, etc.
  • Basic Carrier Equipment (Aircraft, Vessel and Sea/Air Containers)