International Logistics Options

International Logistics Options


Two 45 minute one-on-one tutoring sessions preceded by syllabus, reading, homework, test questions and annual subscription to International Ops Manual on HCB Cloud

When is there enough cargo to book a container or ship LCL? Shopping around for rates - should I involve multiple forwarders?
Moving something large - ro/ro, breakbulk, open top, flat rack? Value added services - will you use them?
Using the new Panama Canal or via west coast? Why you need insurance to offset carrier liability
You've got temperature controlled cargo - what should it cost to ship? Should you ship air or ocean - what to consider?
What's this SOLAS and how can this hold up my shipment? Are you getting eaten up with packing costs?
Cargo arrives corroded - what can be done to prevent this? Tips for negotiating a super service contact
How should my cargo be rated to get the best possible tariff? When should I ship intermodal or a la carte (by shipping leg)?
Driving down the cost of inland shipping - LTL, oversized, container drayage What is the economic advantage of an NVOCC / Consolidator and when should they be used?
What information do I need to tell my forwarder to book cargo properly? What vendor / sub-contractor costs you should consider paying direct?

                                                                                

Nuts & Bolts explained....
Carrier selection & suitability  Vessel types, routings, schedules, and base ports HAZMAT definitions Types of ocean movements
 Calculating shipping costs - air, ocean & inland Container equipment specifications and use Weight or Measure - calculating LCL costs Terminal concepts - free time, per diem, demurrage
Packing concepts - honeycomb, crate, skeleton crate Bill of Lading & Air Waybill - key fields Port facilities to consider COGSA - Carriage of Goods by Sea Act

Training ...Individualized for International Trade Ops

Operation Tools  ... for Import/Export Ops

Trade Manager... IOR/ Export Management