Table of Content
 

Freight Planning

  • P’s and R’s of Fulfillment
  • Change Triggers
  • Strategic Planning
  • Central Place Theory
  • Freight Logistics Strategy
  • Product Characteristics
  • Packaging
  • Unit Load Concept
  • Reducing Freight Costs

Freight Transportation

  • Importance of Transportation
  • Modes of Transport
  • Transportation Management
  • Freight Rate or Transportation Pricing
  • Communication and Transport
  • Energy Consumption

Surface Transport

  • Road Freight Transport
  • International Road Freight
  • Types of Road Freight Transport
  • Vehicle Selection and Acquisition
  • Freight Costing
  • Freight Routing and Scheduling
  • Vehicle Fleets Assessments
  • Factors Affecting Vehicle Utilization
  • Motor Vehicles Act 1988
  • Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989
  • Carriers Act 1865
  • Rail Transport
  • Railways Act 1989
  • Intermodal Transport

Containerisation

  • Classification of Containers
  • Arrangement of Containers
  • Container Sizes
  • Packaging of Cargo in Container
  • Precaution and Safety of Cargo on Container
  • Movement of Containers
  • Container Handling
  • Safety Measures of Container ships
  • Container Leasing
  • Markings on Containers
  • Recent Trends – Coltainer and Cargosprinter

Inland Container Depots (ICD) and Container Freight Stations (CFS)

  • Role and Functions of ICD
  • Prerequisite for Successful ICD/CFS
  • Procedure for Approval and Implementation
  • Export and Import Clearance at ICD
  • CONCOR – Container Corporation of India

Sea Transport

  • Ocean Shipping Methods
  • Formalities of Shipping
  • Stowage
  • Types of Ships
  • Shipping Intermediaries
  • Important Sea Routes
  • Major Ports of India
  • Shipping Corporation of India
  • Ocean Freight Rates
  • Ocean Freight Documentation
  • International Chamber of Shipping
  • Indian National Ship Owners’ Association
  • The Indian Carriage of Goods by Sea Act
  • The Major Port Trusts Act, 1963

Airline Transport

  • Infrastructure for Air Transportation
  • International Air Transport
  • Benefits of Airfreight
  • Classifications of Airports
  • Types of Aircraft
  • Unit Load Devices
  • Air Freight Documentation
  • Air Cargo Industry
  • Role of the TIACA (The International Air Cargo Association)
  • Methods of Air Freight Calculations
  • The Carriage by Air Act, 1972

International Freight Transport

  • What is International Logistics
  • International Freight Mode Selection
  • International Distribution Channel
  • International Trade Operations
  • International Commercial Terms (Incoterm)
  • Transportation of Hazardous Materials
  • Documentation for Export
  • Reverse Supply Chain

Integrated Logistics

  • What is Integrated Logistics
  • Need for Integrated Logistics
  • Direct Product Profitability
  • Distribution Requirements Planning
  • Just-in-time (JIT)

Future Developments

  • Future Freight Transportation
  • Freight Transport and Big Data
  • Freight Transport Automation

 

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