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Freight Forwarding Specialist Fast Track

Learn everything you need to know about freight forwarding to become a Freight Forwarding Specialist while gaining first-hand experience in the transportation industry

Freight Forwarder Specialist - Course Introduction

Avaal Technology, leader in logistics solutions in GTA proudly announces their "Fast Track Course in Freight Forwarding" with a unique blend of International and Canadian industry perspective.

Topics covered in our Freight Forwarding Specialist course include details of operations including documentation requirements in transportation by road, rail, water and air, warehousing, international trade, customs clearance, insurance, import-export documentation and marketing.

Features include:

  • In-class comprehensive study training
  • Interactive discussion with the lecturer about current industry trends
  • Periodic test for knowledge assessment
  • Hands-on training in an office environment

Course Objectives & Outcomes

Transportation and Distribution

  • Identify key stakeholders in developing and using effective transportation and distribution systems
  • Compare/contrast the 5 modes of transportation, identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand the application of warehousing, materials handling and information technology
  • Identify regional economic markets
  • Facilities available in Canada in each mode

International Trade

  • Understand Trading Terms (Incoterms)
  • Understand the documents required and patterns for multimodal export shipments
  • Understanding the requirements of doing business in North America (NAFTA)
  • Understand the principles of a Letter of Credit, how to get paid?
  • Step by step procedure of doing international shipment

Canada Customs

  • Understand Canada customs concepts and responsibilities
  • Understand the role of the customs broker
  • Step by step method of completing custom formalities
  • Important checklists

Intermediate Transportation Agencies

  • Know what a freight forwarder specialist is and what services they offer
  • Understand questions of liability
  • How a freight forwarding company works?
  • How to get quote requests and orders?
  • How to get competitive rates from road carriers, rail carriers and shipping lines
  • How to make an agent in other country
  • Step by step method from order receiving to order completion
  • Caution in handling documents like commercial invoice, certificate of origin, B13, BL etc
  • Managing cash flow