Introduction

Exporter cannot approach export transactions without taking into account its transport and logistics requirements. This course will give you a thorough understanding of the main modes of transport in international trade through analyzing their characteristics as well as the transport documents required for each mode of transport. This is in addition to Incoterms 2000 which are internationally accepted commercial terms defining the respective roles of the buyer and seller in the arrangement of transportation and other responsibilities.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a working knowledge of transportation, commercial, and legal documents commonly required in the export business;
  • Understand the importance of correct logistics and transport management; 
  • Identify the main steps to prepare a complete and accurate commercial invoice;
  • Analyze the 4 modes of transport and their characteristics; 
  • Identify the transport documents required for each mode of transport and how to complete them;
  • Understand how to place a shipping claim for damage or loss; and
  • Formulate an idea about INCOTERMS 2000.

Contents:

  • Classification & legal aspects of documents
  • Transportation business
  • Export clearance process and transportation methods
  • Shipment process 
  • INCOTERMS 2000

Who should attend:

  • Logistics Specialists
  • Export Specialists

Course duration 

3 days 5 hours each