What is the objective?
This course will provide you with a functional and specialist understanding of marine logistics as well as the processes and procedures involved.
Skills you will learnMarine logistics terminology including abbreviations and acronyms.
The impact of the chosen Incoterms® rule on controlling the physical movement of the goods.
The different methods that are available to transport goods by sea.
The processes and procedures involved in shipping goods by sea.
The risks involved in transporting goods by sea, as well as risk management tools available to mitigate these risks.
The physical movement of vessels, shipping line equipment and goods.
What can you expect?
All of the topics in this course are delivered in bite-sized chunks of information displayed through high-quality animated videos, info-graphics, interactions and text. In addition to the course content, I will provide you with extra information through hyperlinks and downloads in order to strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding on the subject matter.
It is important to remember that this course is run entirely at your own pace! So whether you have a few minutes during your lunch hour at work, or during your personal time in the evenings or weekends, your course can be accessed at any time of day, giving you the freedom in determining your own course progress.
Comment sections are provided below each page should you want to participate, discuss, ask or answer any questions with myself or other enthusiasts enrolled on this course!
But wait there is more! Upon completion of this course, you can pursue a career in any of these fields: Export Coordinator, GSA Coordinator, Ocean Export Coordinator, Ocean Forwarder, Relocation Coordinator, Route Specialist, or a Special Services Agent.
How long will this course take to complete?
If you commit 1 hour of your day to studying, this course will take approximately 2 months to complete, but remember, there's no rush!
Meet the team
Hi there, my name is Samantha Jay Golding. I'm an eduKazi eLearning developer, supply chain enthusiast, and an avid educator! I specialise in animation design and development, augmented reality, graphic design and digital instructional design. I have currently completed the APICS TtT, APICS LDI, APICS BSCM and Manage Logistics Operations qualifications and lectured various other logistics and supply chain management short courses and simulations for a good couple of years. I have also been involved in various production and manufacturing projects. At this moment in time, I am currently completing the APICS CPIM qualification. My mission is to create fun and stimulating online learning programmes designed to impart theoretical and practical knowledge to those who are eager to learn about the supply chain and logistics industry! As your contact point on this course I will be guiding you through the curriculum with the help of my team.