Global Transportation is the vital link in the economic development of any areas. It brings forth raw materials for production of commodities and in the same process distributes the produce of industry to the market place.

Together we need a proactive and aggressive freight management strategy to plan, monitor, control and complement the transportation dynamics. The aim is to ensure a smooth flow of materials, inventories and information as well, in achieving customer’s service level with the lowest cost and risk.


2 Days

Who Should Attend

The workshop is designed for new freight forwarding personnel or personnel who wish to understand the freight management practices:

  • Shipping
  • Logistic
  • Purchasing
  • Import / Export


By the end of the session, you would be able to:

  • Understanding the risks and costs constraints in global trade
  • Familiarizing the hidden logistics frictions and partnership collusion
  • Learning the discrepancy and disparity of trade documentation
  • Defining the contractual fulfillment terms of transaction
  • Build your confidence while working with the freight forwarders.
  • Build a more productive relationship with the top management.
  • Extend your professional skills and add your career value.

Course Outlines

The Major Elements of Cross Border Trading

  • Principles of International Transportation Modes
  • Principles of International Customs Practices

Defining the Roles and Responsibilities of Freight Forwarder

  • Status and liabilities of forwarders and logistics providers
  • Important contents of the Standard Trading Conditions

Global Airfreight and Seafreight Operations and Documentation

  • The mapping of the import and export process flow
  • The types of Bill of Ladings and Airway Bills in practice

The Hidden Logistics Factors in the Distribution Chain

  • The logistics and supply chain flow of a company
  • The logistics and supply chain strategy of a transaction

Principles and Practices of Marine Insurance in global trade

  • Understanding the types of risks as defined by the insurer
  • Understanding the types of coverage as proposed by the insurer

Principles of Physical Distribution in Freight Management

  • The dominant flow of products and services as defined
  • The functionality of the types of distribution channels as defined

Familiarizing the Terms of Transaction in Freight Management

  • Defining the terms of payment and sales
  • Defining the terms of delivery and title

Selection of Outsourcing Parties in Freight Management

  • Criteria and objectives in the selection of forwarders
  • Criteria and objectives in the selection of carriers

Inhouse Training Framework - ADDIE Model

In GIN, we will work with you to modify courses or develop one to meet the specific requirements of your business. To assure your investment on training is not wasted and to maximize the value of the in-house program, we apply the ADDIE model – a dynamic, flexible guideline for building effective training and performance support tools. You may learn more about ADDIE model here.

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