Seafreight Forwarding Operations
- 18 Apr 2017 – 18 Apr 2017, Intake: 23
- 14 Jul 2017 – 14 Jul 2017, Intake: 24
- 20 Oct 2017 – 20 Oct 2017, Intake: 25
This one-day course will equip working professionals with comprehensive insight on sea freight forwarding operations. The course aims to provide good understanding on procedures for handling export and import shipments, documents involved in shipping, ship types, the concept of containerization, shipping consortium, global alliances, network sharing systems as well as importance of job costing, KPIs and SOPs in sea freight forwarding operations to improve efficiency and profitability. It also provides an update on the latest developments in the global maritime industry.
The programme is designed for sea freight industry personnel including staff of logistics, manufacturing, trading and service companies to learn more about the current, practical and hands-on field applications and for practioners in the airfreight logistics industry as well as those who are interested in pursuing a career in the logistics industry.
- Why shipping is still the most common mode of international transport and an update of the latest development in the sea transport sector?
- Why transport geography is important in relation to major ports of call, major shipping routes, time zones and international dateline?
- Understand the basic characteristics of ships and the different types of ships used to carry different types of cargo and the notion of ship’s speed
- Understand the definition of a carrier
- Understand the procedures for handling export and import shipments
- Understand the documents used in shipping cargo
- Appreciate the role of ports and the equipment used in the port
- Understand the concept of containerization, types of containers, uses, specifications with regard to weight limitations and volumetric capacity
- Understand the concept of container leasing and functions of inland container depot
- Understand the conference systems, shipping consortia, conference terms, freight tariffs
- Understand the importance of job costing in sea freight operations.
- Principles of Material Handling and cargo operations in the port, warehouse and ship.
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Payment will only be required after the course is confirmed.
(The status of the course would usually be advised one (1) month before the course start date.)
Payment mode (retail payments facilities are not available) :
Overseas – Telegraphic transfer
Local – Cheque or bank transfer
1 day: 9am to 6 pm
Mr Tan Tee Hwa has been involved in training of logisticians for the Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) under the Diploma in International Freight Management and the Advanced Diploma in International Transport Management over the last 30 years.
He was a member of Curriculum Committee, Institute of Technical Education on Integrated Logistics Management Course, and a Lecturer in Institute of Technical Education in the Integrated Logistics Management Programme.
Dr. Lawrence Liaw is now an Independent Consultant and Adjunct Lecturer.
He has well over 37 years of extensive working experience in shipping, marine, transportation, courier and air parcel express services, logistics, freight forwarding and supply chain industries, container depot and warehousing.
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded upon successful completion with 75% attendance.