International Logistics For The 21St Century
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International Logistics For The 21St Century   

This course provides an in-depth examination of the major issues and practical concerns confronting 21st-century global logistics. This course will cover regulatory, documentary and operational issues affecting the movement of freight on the ocean, including the structure of the cargo liner industry, vessel types and usage, shoreside operations, Intermodalism, the role of the Federal Maritime Commission, service contracts, selecting the right ocean carrier, the role of intermediaries, NVOCC operations and functions, shippers associations, pricing structure and calculation, manifests and cargo documentation and utilizing the Internet as an information resource. Also to be covered are air shipment, specifically the Air Cargo Tariff, IATA, air rates, fees and surcharges, combination carriers, all-cargo carriers, all freight consolidators, integrators, motor carriers hauling expedited air freight, airlines, forwarders, and consolidators, Waybill, the Warsaw Convention and the shipping and marking of hazardous materials by air.


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