Learning Resources


  • Concept and objectives of logistics
  • General structure and elements of logistics
  • Forms of logistics management
  • Trade-off analysis
  • International logistics for the firm
Ocean shipping
  • Ports in India
  • Ports Infrastructure Development
  • Shipping Association of India
  • Types of Ships
  • Shipping Routes
  • Types of Cargo
  • Vessels – Types and Characteristics
  • Volume and Value of trade
  • Conference System
  • Flags of convenience
Inland Container Depot (ICD)
  • Roles and functions of ICD
  • Maritime Container Rates
  • Export and Import clearance at ICDS
  • Container Freight Stations (CFS)
  • Container Corporation of India (CONCOR)
International Air Transport
  • Concepts of Air Transport
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Air Transport
  • Classification of Air Freight Rate
  • Role of IATA (The International Air Transport Association)
  • Air Cargo Documentation and Insurance
Surface Transport
  • Movements to and from Ports
  • Intermodalism
Freight Structure
  • Freight Rates Principles
  • Types of Freight Rates
  • Linear Freight Rebate System
  • Contracts of Affreightments
  • Freight Broker and Freight Forwarder
  • Stevedore
  • Process of Ratemaking
  • Introduction
  • Types of Charter
  • Types of Charter Arrangements
  • Arbitration in Chartering
  • Baltic Freight Index
  • Classification of Containers
  • Arrangements of Container
  • Packaging of cargo in container
  • Precautions of packaging the containers
  • Marking of Container
  • Container Leasing
  • Constraints in Containerisation
Functions of International Logistics and Intermediaries
  • Inbound Logistics Functions
  • Outbound Logistics Functions
  • Logistics Intermediaries
Sale and Payment terms
  • Terms of Sale
  • Terms of Payment
Documentation and Insurance
  • Procedure of Documentation
  • Cargo Insurance
  • Hull Insurance
  • Air Cargo Insurance
  • Insurance Claims settlement
International Logistics of Export Product Movement
  • International Transaction Channel Activities
  • International Distribution Channel
  • Movement of Goods through the Distribution Channel
  • Transportation of Hazardous Materials
Integrated Logistics
  • Warehousing, Material Handling and Packaging
  • Transportation - Functionality and Principles
  • Multimodal Transport System
  • Inventory Management – Types and Characteristics
  • Logistics Information System Flow, Functionality and Architecture
  • Principles of Logistics Information System

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