Freight forwarders plan and execute shipments through all modes of transport. They are responsible for researching routes, rates, carriers, providing quotes to customers, making arrangements for shipments, monitoring shipments, and managing transport documentation. Freight forwarders work closely with shippers, consignees, carriers, warehouses, packaging companies, financial institutions, and government agencies. Freight forwarders collaborate with these parties to ensure that freight is delivered in accordance with the relevant contract and the applicable country regulations.
The aim of this Diploma in International Freight Forwarding & Logistics is to introduce the candidates to the various disciplines and complexities of International Freight Forwarding and Global Supply Chain. The course will enable them to acquire and maintain the knowledge and skills required to execute the complete range of tasks expected from a professional Freight Forwarder and Logistics Manager.