International Shipping and forwarding (Air freight) Sea freight

Introduction At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

Identify the roles played by each of the actors involved in air and sea freight operations;

Choose appropriate packing options based on cargo needs; and

Identify the responsibilities of exporters in terms of documentation, insurance and activities when it comes to air and see freight 1.1 Introduction to International Transport and Logistics

2. Introduction to International Trade

3. Domestic vs international trade

4. Crossing international borders

5. International Transport Basics and Terminology

6. Methods of freight transport

7. Types of freight packaging

8. Introduction to containerization

9. Container standardization

10. Types of containers

11. Using containers

12. Multimodal transportation

13. The International Trade Cycle

14. The stakeholders in international trade and their roles

15. The international trade cycles

16. Risks and liabilities in international trade

International Transport and Logistics 

Using Air Freight

1. Using Air Freight 2.2 Introduction

3. Airfreight Infrastructure and Services

4. Introduction to air freight

5. Advantages and disadvantages of air freight

6. Types of aircraft networks

7. Actors involved in the air freight industry

8. The role of the freight forwarder