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International Logistics

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Course Description

Take the fear out of international shipping. This class is the perfect overview of the transportation process—whether you're shipping by ocean or air. Learn the steps you need to follow to move your products affordably, securely and within budget. Learn to control your international shipments by directly coordinating your documents with transportation rules and procedures. Review the air and ocean transportation & documentation process. Learn how to select and manage your freight forwarder, carrier and customs broker.

Course Features

  • Teaching Time 6.5 hours
  • Class Size Small
  • Material 1 book
  • Certificate 1
  • NCBFAA or CEU 6.5 credits

What you will learn

  • Comprehensive review of the roles of the Forwarder and the Customs Broker
  • Securely and affordably transport your products
  • Tariff Classification
  • Select and negotiate with ocean and/or air carriers for your shipments
  • The Rules of the Road (Standard Terms of Carriage)
  • Protect your company's assets by choosing the proper insurance
  • See Complete Course Agenda ...

Course will benefit

Importers, Exporters, Purchasing, Sales/Marketing, Logistics, Traffic, Customer Service, Credit Managers, Controllers, Engineering, Legal, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders. Anyone involved or with the responsibility for International Documentation, Compliance Rules and Regulations.

Class is excellent for beginners and also serves as a refresher for experienced professionals. Instructor will level set the course based on attendees.

Course Agenda

International Logistics

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  1. INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS PARTNERS
    1. Freight Forwarders
    2. Customs Brokers
    3. Evaluating Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers
    4. Transportation Costs
    5. Incoterms® 2010 Overview
  2. SECURING YOUR INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN
    1. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
    2. Free and Secure Trade (FAST)
    3. Container Security Initiative (CSI)
    4. Transporting Airfreight Securely
    5. Advance Cargo Information Import & Export
    6. Packaging & Security
  3. OCEAN BILLS OF LADING AND COMMON CARRIER'S OBLIGATIONS TOWARD THE SHIPPER
    1. Law Concerning Bills of Lading
    2. Common Carriers' Responsibilities and Rights
    3. Intrastate and Import Shipments
    4. Special Rules for Different Modes of Transportation
  4. OCEAN TRANSPORTATION
    1. Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (VOCCs)
    2. Non-Conference Carriers
    3. Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers
    4. Ocean Freight Rates
    5. Containerization
    6. Working with VOCCs and NVOCCs
  5. AIR WAYBILLS OF LADING
    1. Airline Air Waybill
    2. House and Master Air Waybill
    3. Air Waybill Terms and Conditions
    4. Integrator Waybills
  6. AIR FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION
    1. Combination Carriers or Combi-Carriers
    2. All-Cargo Carriers
    3. Integrators – UPS, FedEx
    4. Air Freight Forwarders
    5. Freight Rates and Charge
  7. INSURANCE
    1. Overview of Incoterms® Rules and Insurance
    2. Insurers
    3. Types of Coverage
  8. INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN DOCUMENTATION
    1. Export Documentation & The Export Process
    2. Import Documentation
    3. International Supply Chain Checklist
Some items on this agenda will only be mentioned or lightly reviewed due to time constraints. If you are in need of a longer discussion on a particular topic, please mention this to the instructor at the beginning of the class.

Reviews

Every part of the course was beneficial. The instructor was best by far. Very knowledgeable, interesting and very well spoken.

– Chicago

Instructor's knowledge of material and how presented was most beneficial. All the info was beneficial for me.

– Finance Manager – Minneapolis

Class was fantastic today. Do you know when you plan to be back in Milwaukee again?

– Receiving Manager – Milwaukee

The most beneficial part of the course was the open forum. Catherine presented material in an easy to follow, conversational forum.

– Managing Forwarders, Brokers & Carriers – Cleveland

The overall course was very helpful and I was pleased with the instructor, who was very knowledgeable.

– Minneapolis

The most beneficial part of the seminar was both the presentation and material. The material will be an excellent reference.

– Chicago

Very accurate and up-to-date seminar. The seminar was presented in an interesting and informative manner.

– Philadelphia

Paul covered all of the key points to Ocean and Air Transportation Very informative.

– Compliance Specialist II – Philadelphia

The seminar was well organized with a thorough power point.&  The breaks were well structured and there was a great flow of material.

– Receiving & Shipping Coordinator – Chicago

John gave examples of the material he was talking about.&  I will definitely attend more seminars.

– Shipping Coordinator

Every aspect of the seminar was beneficial and related to my job function. Paul Patterson was extremely knowledgeable and did a great job.&  All of the seminars were beneficial and wonderful.&  Paul presented the material wonderfully.

– AP Staff Accountant – Onsite

Trudy, it is so wonderful and beneficial to have someone with the experience and background you have in the field. & You were AWESOME.

– Office Services Manager - Onsite

Full-Day Seminar

Price: $595 per person
Save $50 Early Registration
Time: 8:30am - 4pm Local Time
Two 15min breaks (am/pm), 1hr lunch

Class Schedule

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City
Date
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Atlanta, GADec 3
Boston, MAOct 17
Charlotte, NCNov 15
Chicago, ILNov 28
Houston, TXDec 11
Milwaukee, WIOct 24
Minneapolis, MNDec 5
Philadelphia, PADec 7
San Diego, CANov 12
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Each attendee will receive a copy of
Managing Forwarders, Brokers & Carriers
Authors:
Thompson & Petersen

Logistics Book Cover
Book included with registration!
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*Register at least 1 month in advance for discount Certificate Issued Upon Completion Earn 6.5 CCS/CES NCBFAA Credits Earn 6.5 NASBITE CEUs

Class Schedule

(Click the headers to sort the table)
City
Date
(Click date to register)
Atlanta, GADec 3
Boston, MAOct 17
Charlotte, NCNov 15
Chicago, ILNov 28
Houston, TXDec 11
Milwaukee, WIOct 24
Minneapolis, MNDec 5
Philadelphia, PADec 7
San Diego, CANov 12
= Early Registration Price will expire soon!
ON-LINE DATES