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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 Time6.5 hours
  • Class SizeSmall
  • Material1 book
  • Certificate1
  • NCBFAA or CEU6.5 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.

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

"Reviewed numerous pieces of documentation that are very critical to shippers. In today's changing environment with continuous regulatory changes, it was a good refresher course. Also provided various resources where to go for additional information."

- Global Logistics Leader

"Provided great insight and points to consider when arranging every mode of transport. Detailed information on responsibilities of service providers including forwarders, brokers and carriers. Also, the book is a great resource to have on hand for reference. "

- Import/Export Specialist

"Very informative! The instructor did an excellent job in both presenting the material and including questions and examples from attendees of actual situations they have encountered."

- Import/Export Specialist

"All the info was very extensive and I feel it's very educational!"

- PROF CS - INT'L

"My job as liaison between the manufacturer and international distributor will be better now as I have more knowledge of how to approach the issues at hand. Also more knowledge in how to handle issues that arise with shipments and warranties. "

- Assistant Managing Director

"It was an overall great class. The class highlighted areas in air and ocean freight I wouldn't have known on my own."

- International Freight Payment Analyst

"Cathy Petersen is a great instructor. This is the second webinar I have attended with her. She is wonderful. Also, thank you, Global Training!"

- President/Owner

"Wonderful amount of knowledge and insight from real experiences from Catherine Peterson. Truly a wonderful resource herself and will refer others to this course and her consulting in the future. Thank you!"

- CEO

Full-Day Webinar

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

Class Schedule

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WebinarJul 19
WebinarSep 19
IN-PERSON DATES
Our webinars are live and interactive
We encourage class participation throughout the class, not just at the end
We try to make the class as much like an in-person seminar as possible
Each attendee will receive a copy of
Managing Forwarders, Brokers & Carriers
Authors:
Thompson & Petersen

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Book included with registration!
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Webinar Requirements

Computer/Laptop
Internet Connection
Webcam
We can provide free of charge
Video feed is NOT shared
Phone
No Computer Headsets
*Register at least 1 month in advance for discountCertificate Issued Upon CompletionEarn 6.5 CCS/CES NCBFAA CreditsEarn 6.5 NASBITE CEUs

Class Schedule

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WebinarJul 19
WebinarSep 19
IN-PERSON DATES