Shipping Management is designing, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of shipping activities with the objective of creating added value, building a competitive infrastructure, synchronizing supply with demand and measuring performance globally.

Business professionals who want to make a significant impact on the efficiency, effectiveness or profitability of their organizations should consider learning more about shipping management and its value for companies operating in today competitive marketplace.

Module 1: Logistics & supply chain

  • Supply chain management definition.
  • Logistics management definition.
  • The Key activities and Support activities for any logistical system.
  • Logistics management planning levels and the information needed to work.
  • Logistical planning goals.
  • Transportation role in logistics.  

Module 2: International Shipping

  • Modes of transportation.
  • Maritime transport.
  • Vessels types.
  • Commercial vessels types.
  • Containers vessels.
  • Containers types & sizes.
  • Air Freight.
  • Inland Trucking.
  • Shipping Agency & Shipping Lines.
  • Freight Forwarder.

Module 3: International Trade

  • Export/Import procedures.
  • Inco-terms & Payment terms.
  • Shipping documents.

Module 4: Custom Clearance

  • General Introduction for the Custom clearance Process and Customs authorities
  • Custom Clearance process in the Freight forwarder Industry:
  • What are the clearance documents required in the clearance import process
  • How to calculate the customs duties for import shipment
  • Steps for Custom Clearance process

Module 5: Final project

“How to handle Export/Import shipment from A to Z” showing the relationship between the four modules including preparing shipping documents, how to write e-mails to external parties and any other related procedures

At the end of the training course the trainees will be able to manage any shipping process starting from customer request till closing the documents.

  • Logistics specialists
  • Shipping coordinators
  • Logistics executives
  • Custom clearance staff
  • Supply chain specialists
  • Shipping staff
  • Anyone looking for working in logistics
  • Anyone working in international trade
  • 40 hours studying
  • 4 hours case study and final project
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