Table of Content



  • Concept of Logistics
  • Objectives of Logistics Management
  • General Structure and Elements of Logistics
  • Forms of Logistics Management
  • Costs in Logistics
  • Understanding Development of International Logistics
  • Chain of International Trade Logistics
  • Functions of International Logistics (Inbound and Outbound Functions)
  • Logistics Trade Requirement
  • P’s and R’s of Logistics Management
  • Logistics Management in Export Business
  • International Commercial Terms
  • Documentation for Export


  • Overview of Transportation Industry
  • Modes of Transportation
  • Transportation Management
  • Communication and Transport
  • Transport Energy and the Environment

Surface Transport

  • Motor Vehicles Act 1988
  • Central Motor Vehicle rules 1989
  • Carriers Act 1865
  • Railways Act 1989

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
  • The Major Port Trusts Act, 1963
  • International Chamber of Shipping
  • Indian National Ship Owners’ Association

Ocean Freight Rates

  • Freight Rate Principles
  • Types of Freight Rates
  • Freight Surcharges and Rebates
  • Liner Freight Rebate System
  • Baltic Freight Index
  • Contract of Affreightment
  • Freight Brokers and Freight Forwarders
  • Freight Rate Calculation


  • Classification of Containers
  • Arrangement of Containers
  • Sizes of Container (Dimension and Capacity)
  • Packaging of Cargo in Container
  • Precaution and safety of Cargo on Container
  • Movement of Containers
  • Safety Measures of Container ships
  • Container Leasing
  • Markings on Containers
  • Precaution and Safety of Cargo on Container
  • 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

Airline Transport

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

International Logistics for Export Product Movement

  • International Transaction Channel Activities
  • International Distribution Channel
  • Movement of Goods through the Distribution Channel
  • Transportation of Hazardous Materials

Integrated Logistics

  • Warehouse Management


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