International Transportation

About the Course

This one or two-day course is aimed at individuals and businesses involved in manufacturing, logistics and freight forwarding who are required to transport their cargo by sea, road and air. It offers the participant a general overview of the workings of international transportation and can be adapted to the participant requirements.

We will look at the types of transport suitable for your cargo and carrier selection appropriate to market area and specialist cargoes. The courses are less about the theory of shipping but rather practical scenarios and outcomes. Our courses are delivered by Industry professionals with years of experience in international shipping, international transport and terminal operations.


Dates: Dates can be arranged to suit your company’s preference
Location:  In-Company Basis Only
Duration: 1 day course with an optional 2nd day
Price: Price available on application

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Course Content

Day One Content:

  • Transporting by Sea, Air, Road, Inland Waterway (Europe)
  • Understanding Shipping Terms
  • Feeder Shipping, Deep Sea, Short Sea
  • Carrier Selection
  • Cargo Packaging and Labelling for International Markets
  • Understanding Transport terminology
  • Cargo Safe Stowage by Road and Sea / Container Stowage
  • Solas / Verified Gross Mass – Legal Requirements
  • Health and Safety
  • Dangerous Goods Awareness
  • Refrigeration Plug-in and Technical / Cold Storage and Logistics


Day Two Content (Optional):

  • Day two will include visit to Sea Port
  • Customs Awareness
  • Brexit – Planning for Customs
  • Documentation

Who Should Attend?

  • 3PL
  • Supply Chain and Operations Managers
  • Shipping Managers – Freight or Manufacturer
  • Shipping Department - Manufacturer
  • Export Department - Manufacturer
  • Owner / Managers