The Foundations of International Moving – Module 4

Who Should Attend

New hires in the Moving Industry
Operational and sales staff who want a complete overview or to refresh their knowledge of the international Moving Industry's processes and tools

Objectives

Assess the benefits and risks of forwarding your client’s possessions by sea or by air
Know the various types of vessels and airfreight in use today
Understand containerized transportation
Understand your responsibilities and the legalities of forwarding by sea or by air
Understand volumes and weights and their impact on pricing
Understand how to calculate ocean freight and air freight
Know the various types of documentation related to sea freight and airfreight shipments

Topics Covered

This chapter explains the benefits and risks of shipping by air or by sea.
Each type of transportation has an impact on timing and pricing.
This chapter also focuses on understanding the difference between volume, weight, chargeable weight and the various types of documentation related to sea freight and air freight shipment.
 

Pre-requisites

None

 

 
Technical requirements

Internet access and Internet Browser
Adobe Flash 10 Plug-in or above