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Fundamentals of Maritime Logistics

This free online course explains how to navigate various logistic and legal concerns facing ships at sea.

Publisher: ADU
This free online course teaches you the differences between intermodal and multimodal transportation and lays out the fundamentals of shipping markets. We break down the role of the International Commercial Terms and delve into supply chains and the principles that guide their management. Sign up to learn how maritime freight still keeps the world supplied with goods from many shores.
Fundamentals of Maritime Logistics
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
  • Students

    842
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course introduces you to the world’s trade patterns and explains how they affect global trading as we break down the basic functions of multilateral trading systems. We lay out the preconditions and major drivers of trade. We then cover the differences between intermodal and multimodal transportation and the basics of shipping markets.

This course then identifies the different stakeholders in cargo movement and the roles of various cargo interests. We outline the risks involved in the export of goods and the impact of the International Commercial Terms (INCOTERMS). We then take you through the integration of maritime transport and logistics and the different perspectives of supply chain management.

We then move on to planning in break bulk shipping transit and examine the economic regulation of liner shipping. This free online course suits anyone with an interest in maritime logistics and wants to understand the fundamentals of shipping markets.

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