Certificate in Shipping and Logistics Management

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-
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Shipping plays a vital part in global supply chains. Shipping accounts for 90% of the traded goods across the globe. Managing shipping and logistics is essential for export or import operations as it helps in optimization of cost and reduces time to deliver.

Why should one take this Certification?

The Vskills Certificate in Shipping and Logistics Management demonstrates your competency in managing shipping and logistics operations for the organization. The certification adds value to your CV and makes you stand out amongst your peers. The certification is a proof of your skills and knowledge in shipping and logistics management.

The course covers

  • Shipping Basics
  • Liner Shipping
  • Bulk Shipping
  • Freight Planning
  • Logistics and SCM Theories
  • Logistics Network Planning
  • Demand Management
  • Distribution and Freight Management

Who will benefit from taking this Certification?

The certification accrue benefits to professionals engaged in logistics, supply chain, import or export operations of the organization. The certification is a great help to anyone interested in making a career in shipping or international logistics.

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Shipping Basics

  • Ships and Ship Types
  • Ship Registries
  • International Shipping Organizations
  • Shipping Terms and Abbreviations

Liner Shipping

  • Liner Shipping Business
  • Types of Liner Service Operators
  • Container Liner Services
  • Break Bulk Liner Services
  • Ro Ro Liner Services

Bulk Shipping

  • Bulk Shipping Business
  • Dry Bulk Operations
  • Tanker Operations
  • LPG LNG Shipping
  • Bulk Pool Operations

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


  • 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

Introduction to Logistics

  • Concepts of Logistics
  • Logistics Processes
  • Logistics Intermediaries
  • Integrated Logistics

Logistics and SCM Theories

  • Systems Approach
  • Resource-Based View Theory
  • Knowledge-Based View (KBV)
  • Strategic Choice Theory (SCT)
  • Principle Agency Theory (PAT)
  • Systems Theory (ST)
  • Transaction Cost Economics
  • Game Theory
  • Available-To-Promise (ATP)
  • Theory of Constraints

Logistics Network Planning

  • What is Logistics Network Design
  • Design Issue and Data
  • Distribution Centres and Warehouses
  • Modeling Techniques
  • Logistics Network Design Process

Demand Management

  • Demand Management
  • Demand Forecasting

Distribution and Freight Management

  • Central Place Theory
  • Unit Load Concept
  • Reducing Freight Costs
  • Freight Costing
  • Freight Routing and Scheduling

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