Course 3: International Cargo Movement

Welcome to Course 3:

International Cargo Movement

This is the third free comprehensive course covering international cargo movement

The third course is focused on providing learners with a comprehensive understanding of international cargo movement.  From the ins and outs of preparing your international trade documentation to packing and marking shipments for international transit. The course concludes with a module on Cargo marine insurance. After completing the full international cargo movement course you should have a good idea of whether or not your company is ready to move goods between countries, what documents to prepare and the finer details of cargo marine insurance.

  ~2 hours    |   

  3 Modules

international cargo movement

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Modules within this Course

There are 3 Modules within our International Cargo Movement Course. Click on any module below for more information on that module and sign up for our LMS HERE to begin the course.

International Cargo Movement

~30 min    |


International Cargo Movement

~30 min    |


International Cargo Movement

~30 min    |

Learning Outcomes for Course 3: International Cargo Movement

The role played by documents in the movement of cargo internationally; instruction documents (freight forwarder’s instruction, shipping instruction, bank instruction); transport documents (bill of lading, ocean waybill, air waybill, road consignment note, freight transit order); insurance documents (policy document, insurance certificates); customs/exchange control documents (import/export permits, customs declaration documents; certificates of origin); harbour revenue documents; import country documentary requirements (phytosanitary certificates; health and safety compliance certificates;  fumigation certificates; quality verification certificates)

Factors influencing the packing of cargo (cargo type; cargo mass & dimensions; transit conditions; carrier mass; volume and configuration restrictions; port cargo handling facilities; cargo insurance stipulations; buyer’s requirements; national/international regulations; customs duty payable; recycling of packaging materials; and cost); different forms of pack; dunnage; pack marking requirements; internationally accepted cargo handling marks; packing and marking breakbulk or LCL goods for transport by sea; packing and marking all packs to be transported by air; categories of dangerous goods; packing dangerous goods and marking requirements for dangerous goods. 

The origins of cargo insurance; principles underlying cargo insurance; categories of cargo insurance cover; exclusions from cover and claims procedures.

Export Foundation Training

The first course is focused on providing learners with a grasp on the global exporting and trading environment. From why countries trade and your own company’s export readiness to trading locs, trade barriers and Incoterms. After completing the full export foundation course you should have a good idea of whether or not your company is export ready, what to look out for and what to work on to ensure that you are able to export their products and/or services effectively.

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