Course Description


Transportation is a critical element to a well-managed supply chain. In this course, you will explore the advantages and limitations of the four main modes of transportation: road, rail, air and water, as well as intermodal transportation and pipelines.

Additional topics covered include the role of freight forwarders, brokers and integrated transportation companies. You will be introduced to transportation documentation, experience basic load planning, gain an overview of contracts, insurance, customs clearance and letters of credit. The fundamentals of Incoterms 2010 and their impact on buyer-seller responsibility for transportation will also be examined.

NOTE: This is an online course with scheduled virtual classroom/discussion sessions to support live interaction between the students and instructor using the internet.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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