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Introduction to Cargo Transportation Processes

Characteristics of break bulk cargo, developing proper stowage plans and containerization are covered in this course.

Publisher: ADU
This free online introductory course on cargo transportation processes teaches you about the characteristics of break bulk cargo, as well how to develop a proper stowage plan. You will learn about loading and discharging operations in shipping, as well as the information that is exchanged in the pre-arrival checklist. Start this course today to also improve your understanding of the process of containerization, as well as liner shipping services.
Introduction to Cargo Transportation Processes
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Students

    937
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Outcome

Certification

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Description

Introduction to Cargo Transportation Processes is a free online course that begins by introducing you to the characteristics of break bulk cargo, as well demonstrating how to develop a proper stowage plan. It will also familiarize you with the actions of the shipper when securing cargo, as well as the importance of ventilation in cargo transportation. The functions of petroleum logistics, as well as the importance of the supply chain in the oil industry, will also be covered in the material.

Next, this course explains the four types of shipping terms regulated by Incoterms (the global rules of trade for the sale of goods), as well as choke points in oil transportation. You will learn about loading and discharging operations in shipping, as well as the vital information that is exchanged in the pre-arrival checklist. This course will teach you about the metrics of cargo measurements, as well as how temperature and volume values are corrected.

Furthermore, you will get familiar with container systems as an essential part of maritime logistics, as well as the process of ‘containerization’. Learn about some liner service strategies and how they are applied, as well as the multi-trade strategies used in shipping today. This free online course will be of great use to students and researchers of modern maritime logistics, and anyone with an interest in the processes carried out during and after cargo transportation.

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