A freight forwarder is responsible for all these activities. Thus, creating huge opportunities for certified freight forwarding professionals.


Due to increased globalization and international trade, importing and exporting has become essential activities for many companies, today. But, the process, paperwork, and regulations involved in international trade may seem cumbersome.

Learn & Study
  • Freight Planning
  • Freight Transportation
  • Surface Transport
  • Containerisation
  • Sea Transport
  • Airline Transport
  • International Freight Transport
  • Integrated Logistics
  • Future Developments


Why should I take Freight Forwarder certification?
The certification on freight forwarding not only validates your skills in freight forwarding but also enhances your knowledge in developments in freight forwarding.

Who will benefit from taking this certification?

The program is suitable for professionals, executives and managers working in logistics or supply chain related activities. The certification verifies and validates skills and knowledge of individual in freight forwarding.

Freight Forwarder Table of Contents

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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
“Exam scheduling to be done through user account” / “Exam once scheduled cannot be cancelled”
Date of Examination
15-Dec-2018
16-Dec-2018
05-Jan-2019
06-Jan-2019
19-Jan-2019
20-Jan-2019
02-Feb-2019
03-Feb-2019
16-Feb-2019
17-Feb-2019
02-Mar-2019
03-Mar-2019
16-Mar-2019
17-Mar-2019
06-Apr-2019
07-Apr-2019
20-Apr-2019
21-Apr-2019
Examination Time
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Tags: Freight Forwarding certification, Freight Planning, Freight Transportation, Surface Transport, Containerisation, Inland Container Depots (ICD) and Container Freight Stations (CFS), Sea Transport, Airline Transport, International Freight Transport, Integrated Logistics