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Comprehensive Guide to
International Freight Forwarding

This in-depth course covers the diverse modes of international freight forwarding

International Freight Forwarding

Full-Day Course - Webinar - $395

Our flagship course, Comprehensive Guide to International Freight Forwarding, offers a holistic understanding of the global freight forwarding industry. Participants gain practical knowledge of key topics, such as freight documentation, carrier selection, freight rates, and Incoterms. This webinar course helps optimize the supply chain, manage risks, and ensure compliance with international regulations. In addition, the course provides valuable insights into the roles and responsibilities of players in the industry, including shippers, consignees, carriers, and customs brokers.

Course Benefits

Interactive Webinar Experience

Our courses are presented in a convenient webinar format, allowing you to attend from anywhere. All attendees are encouraged to have a working webcam to participate and engage in the interactive learning experience.

Education Credits

Our courses are approved for continuing education credits by the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association of American, Inc., National Education Institute's Certified and Master Customs Specialist and the Certified and Master Export Specialist.

Gain Lifelong Skills

Our courses provide practical, lifelong knowledge for optimizing your supply chain, managing risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Gain informed decision-making skills, save time and costs, and minimize potential issues with our training.

Course Information

Our Comprehensive Guide to International Freight Forwarding course provides a comprehensive understanding of the global freight forwarding industry. The course covers topics such as freight documentation, carrier selection, freight rates, and Incoterms. Participants will gain practical knowledge on how to optimize their supply chain, mitigate risks, and comply with international regulations. The course also provides insights into the roles and responsibilities of various players in the industry, including shippers, consignees, carriers, and customs brokers. Overall, this course equips participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to manage global logistics and transportation operations effectively.

At the International Forwarding Academy, we specialize in providing training services for the International Transportation Community. Our comprehensive programs are designed for beginners and those with up to 5 years of experience in the field, covering operational details in a simple and easy-to-understand manner. With years of experience and hundreds of successful trainings under our belt, we have catered to a diverse audience, including International Freight Forwarders, Importers & Exporters, Logistic Managers, Logistic Providers, Business Development, Financial & HR Personnel in related fields.

Our Comprehensive Guide to International Freight Forwarding course is a full-day training program designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the global freight forwarding industry. You can expect to cover essential topics such as freight documentation, carrier selection, freight rates, and Incoterms, gaining practical knowledge that you can apply in your day-to-day work.

In addition to learning about the operational details of the industry, you will also gain insights into the roles and responsibilities of key players such as shippers, consignees, carriers, and customs brokers. This knowledge will help you to optimize your supply chain, mitigate risks, and ensure compliance with international regulations.

Our training is designed to be easy to understand and digest, with a focus on breaking down complex concepts into simple terms. You can expect a well-informed program with positive results, as we have conducted hundreds of trainings over many years.

Ultimately, by taking our International Freight Forwarding course, you can expect to develop the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the global freight forwarding industry.

The International Forwarding Academy offers the Comprehensive Guide to International Freight Forwarding course as a full-day online training program that covers essential topics such as freight documentation, carrier selection, freight rates, and Incoterms, and combines lectures, case studies, and practical exercises to ensure a comprehensive learning experience.

Participants will have access to a wealth of course materials and resources, and upon completion, they will receive a certificate of completion from the International Forwarding Academy, signifying their proficiency in the key aspects of global freight forwarding. The course promises to be a well-informed program that breaks down complex concepts into simple terms, ensuring that you are well-prepared to tackle the challenges of the industry.

Below is the curriculum for this course:

  • The role of the International Freight Forwarder, Relationship towards the Carriers and Customers
  • The various shipment types i.e., Consolidations, Back‐to‐Backs, direct Consignments and how to execute them properly
  • Basic Carrier Documentation (Master and House Bills of Lading), how to understand and complete properly
  • Rate construction, weight vs. volume ‐ (Different rules and methods for different modes)
  • Incoterms, Carrier Terms, Payment Terms (What they are and the difference between them)
  • General Liabilities, All Risk & Marine Insurance, Consequential Damages
  • Gateway structures and why
  • Surface Transportation, the various models i.e., Drayage, Motor Carrier, Line Hauls, Rail, Intermodal, etc.
  • Basic Carrier Equipment (Aircraft, Vessel and Sea/Air Containers)

In the event that you are unable to attend this course, you may send a substitute attendee at no additional cost. However, if you need to cancel your registration, a full refund will be issued only if we receive notice of cancellation at least 30 days prior to the scheduled start date of the course. To request a refund, please visit our Contact page and send us a message with the subject line "Cancel Class."

Please note that we do not issue refunds for cancellations made within 30 days of the course start date. However, you can choose to transfer your registration to a future class for a $95.00 change fee.

Upcoming Courses

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View our upcoming course schedule and be sure to check back regularly for the most up-to-date information on our course offerings.​

Comprehensive Guide to International Freight Forwarding (Full-Day)

August 21, 2024

The Comprehensive Guide to International Freight Forwarding is a flagship course that provides participants with practical knowledge on key topics in the global freight forwarding industry. This webinar helps optimize supply chain, manage risks, ensure compliance with international regulations, and provides valuable insights into the roles and responsibilities of industry players. Topics covered include freight documentation, carrier selection, freight rates, and Incoterms. Save Big with Bulk Purchases! Do you have a team of more than 5 or 10 employees who require training? Our flexible training options allow you to mix and match Full-Day and Half-Day Courses to suit your team’s needs. Contact us today to discuss a custom package that fits your requirements perfectly. Students, Enjoy Additional Savings! Visit the Student Discounts page to submit verification of your active college enrollment and unlock big discounts; once you're verified, you can enjoy exclusive savings on all of our courses.

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Comprehensive Guide to International Freight Forwarding (Full-Day)

September 18, 2024

The Comprehensive Guide to International Freight Forwarding is a flagship course that provides participants with practical knowledge on key topics in the global freight forwarding industry. This webinar helps optimize supply chain, manage risks, ensure compliance with international regulations, and provides valuable insights into the roles and responsibilities of industry players. Topics covered include freight documentation, carrier selection, freight rates, and Incoterms. Save Big with Bulk Purchases! Do you have a team of more than 5 or 10 employees who require training? Our flexible training options allow you to mix and match Full-Day and Half-Day Courses to suit your team’s needs. Contact us today to discuss a custom package that fits your requirements perfectly. Students, Enjoy Additional Savings! Visit the Student Discounts page to submit verification of your active college enrollment and unlock big discounts; once you're verified, you can enjoy exclusive savings on all of our courses.

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Save Big with Package Deals

Train your team with our Full-Day and Half-Day Courses 5-Pack Bulk Bundle and 10-Pack Bulk Bundle, offering special pricing for bulk purchases of 5 or 10 of our comprehensive courses.

Students, Enjoy Additional Savings! By simply filling out the form on the "Student Discounts" page, students can save up to 40% on all courses.

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