Shipping Documentation – Dos and Don’ts
Read what our participants have learnt from this course …
Being new to shipping, the course is useful as I learned more about shipping line. Hope now I can be helpful to my company in this area.
Chang Shi Li, Shipping Co-ordinator, Benline Agencies Singapore Pte Ltd
I could apply what I have learnt today on my daily documentation work and explain my work clearly to my client.
Colin Qu Zhong Kai, Executive – Operations, Halcon Primo Logistics Pte Ltd
Mr Tan shared his experience, which is very valuable as this is something which we do not get from textbooks or theories.
Mabel Lee Min Rong, Customer Service Specialist, National Instruments Singapore Pte Ltd
This one day course is designed to provide an understanding of the Shipping Documentation.
- For new entrants to the logistics industry, it will be a good opportunity to learn about the importance of shipping documentation and its consequences if it is not done properly
- For practitioners in the logistics industry, it will enable them to clear doubts about some aspects in shipping documentation.
- For the merchants, it will help them to understand how shipping documents are processed and the carrier’s requirements in exports and imports.
Anyone dealing with b/l documentation e.g. banks, merchants, shipping line and logistics service providers and for those considering a career switch to the logistics industry.
MCF Training Grant (50% of course fee) is available for eligible participants. Please refer to www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf for information.
(payable to TLA)
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 : 9 am 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.
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded upon successful completion of the course with 75% attendance.
- Review of the trading process and types of documents used for both exports and imports
- Differentiate shipping terms and Incoterms
- Shipper’s obligations in giving accurate cargo information in the b/l
- Review some important clauses behind the b/l on limits of liability, delays, and time-bar
- Differentiate the types of bills of lading and their usage e.g. non-negotiable b/l, negotiable b/l and sea waybill, and switched b/l
- Case studies/practical exercises on proper cargo delivery, preparing bills of lading in accordance with shipper’s or buyer’s requirements, shipping line clauses on the b/l.