Freight forwarder

"Fast Track in Freight Forwarding Course" with a unique blend of International industry perspective.

Topics covered in our Freight Forwarding course include details of operations, documentation requirements in transportation by road, rail, water and air, warehousing, international trade, customs clearance, INCO terms, insurance, import-export documentation and marketing.

Why Take LC's Freight Forwarders Training Course?

  • In-class comprehensive study training.
  • Interactive discussion with the lecturer about current industry trends.
  • Periodic test for knowledge assessment.
  • Hands-on training in an office environment.
  • Transportation and distribution.
  • Identify key stakeholders in developing and using effective transportation and distribution systems.
  • Compare/contrast the 5 modes of transportation, identifying strengths and weaknesses.
  • Understand the application of warehousing, materials handling and information technology.
  • Identify regional economic markets.
  • Facilities available in Canada in each mode.
  • International trade.
  • International trade finance.
  • Understand Trading Terms (INCO terms).
  • Understanding the requirements of doing business in North America (NAFTA).
  • Understand the principles of a Letter of Credit, how to get paid.
  • Step by step procedure of doing international shipment.
  • Canada Customs.
  • Understand Canada customs concepts and responsibilities.
  • Understand the role of the customs broker.
  • Step by step method of completing custom formalities.
  • Important checklists.
  • Intermediate Transportation Agencies.
  • Managing cash flow.
  • Caution in handling documents like commercial invoice, certificate of origin, B13, BL etc.
  • Step by step method from order receiving to order completion.
  • How to make an agent in another country.
  • How to get competitive rates from road carriers, rail carriers and shipping lines.
  • How to get quote requests and orders.
  • How a freight forwarding company works.
  • Understand questions of liability.
  • Know what a freight forwarder is and what services they offer.

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