Shipping & Freight Forwarding Management

Best Practices to Maintain Smooth and Secured Operations

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Date Duration Venue Fees
06-10 Nov 2023 5 Days London - UK US$4,450 Register
11-15 Dec 2023 5 Days Dubai - UAE US$3,450 Register
11-15 Mar 2024 5 Days Istanbul - Turkey US$5,450 Register
24-28 Jun 2024 5 Days Dubai - UAE US$4,450 Register
02-06 Sep 2024 5 Days Dubai - UAE US$4,450 Register
04-08 Nov 2024 5 Days London - UK US$5,450 Register
09-13 Dec 2024 5 Days Dubai - UAE US$4,450 Register

Course Overview

Shipping is the core of international trade as the physical movement of goods and products around contents and regions goes through shipping, there are many types of shipping, and each one has its way of working and handling. There are many parties involved in shipping; understanding the business enables you to control and apply good practices to protect the organisation’s interest and do the job properly, as there are many ways to select different shipping methods. Thus, how to choose the best and have a deep dive from an operation perspective, understanding different costs that could be applied during the operation and finding the pros & cons for each type.

In this 5-day interactive Shipping & Freight Forwarding Management training course, the participants will know who the freight forwarder is, how they can support the international business, their core competency, and how to work well with them to understand what the company will gain. The costs and risks will be optimised as Logistics is the blood of the supply chain, and shipping is one of the most significant parts of logistic management, as the freight forwarders are the key to shipping activities. The participants will understand how to manage, and apply good practices, understand the international trade cycle in terms of letters of credit, INCO terms, customs, costs, and charges & enhance the relationship and understanding with the service providers.

Course Objectives

After the training course, the participant will learn to:

  • Understand the International trade shipping methods and how to choose for its business
  • Know how to work well with the freight forwarders and secure the operation needs and requirements
  • Know the customs authority’s way of working and how to comply with rules and regulations
  • Identify the edge of each player in international trade and how to utilise
  • Understand different types of costs and charges that could be applied in the organisation

Target Audience

This training course is a real-life operation in shipping & freight forwarder management mixed with facts to enable the supporting business operation.

It is suitable for a wide range of working professionals, including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Logistic Managers & Specialists
  • Supply Chain Leaders and Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Material Planners
  • Warehouse Staff
  • Procurement Manager & Specialist
  • Transport Manager & Specialist
  • Customs Manager & Specialist

Training Methodology

This training course is driven by a blended learning approach and draws on various adult learning techniques such as action learning, experiential exercises, group discussions, video case studies, role play, and self-reflection activities. The resulting variety helps participants stay engaged throughout the course, feel challenged and draw quick wins for their development. It also ensures participants are exposed to ample opportunities to apply what they learn to the real-world challenges they face in the workplace.

Course Outline

Day One

Introduction to Supply Chain Management & Service Providers

  • Difference between Service Providers in Shipping & Logistics Industry
  • Who are the key organisations for this business?
  • Different Modes of Transport
  • Global view about changes in International Trade
  • Different types and ownership of containers are the leading players in international trade
Day Two

Main Documents – Process for Shipping & Freight

  • Difference between HBL & MBL
  • Main Troubles with B/L
  • What is Freight prepaid & collected?
  • Difference between FCL & LCL
  • Air Transport Process
  • Difference between Courier & Freight Forwarder
Day Three

General Customs Information & Process

  • HS Codes
  • Customs Process & Inspection
  • Declared Values & Duty Drawbacks
  • Volume Weight & Actual weight
  • Introduction of INCO Terms + EXW, FCA & FOB
Day Four

IncoTerms & Its Basic Concepts

  • Continuing the INCO Terms
  • How to apply the correct INCO Terms?
  • Letter of Credit Cycle
  • Shipping Documents in different formats
  • Main Charges apply to Sea Freight
Day Five

Last Milestone in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Process

  • Warehousing
  • Packing & Protecting Directions
  • Planning Strategies in Operation
  • Risks Management Strategies & Techniques
  • Global picture for End-to-End Operation


Upon successful completion of this training course, Newage Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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