Managing Freight and Logistics Management

  • Start Date

    05 Apr, 2022

  • End Date

    08 Apr, 2022

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

    • Gain the financial benefits that effective international supply chain management can bring
    • Determine how me “secretly” builds up in supply chains and that me is cash
    • Understand, recall and apply improvements after the seminar for work based application
    • Understand the role of forwarding agents in international trade
    • Understand transport and shipping operations
    • Examine operations for cost/service improvements
    • Control operations effectively
    • Apply models for ongoing improvement programs



The Supply Chain and Logistics Management

    • Definitions of logistics and Supply Chain management
    • The interrelations and connections of Buying, Making, Moving, and selling activities
    • History and the development
    • A view of the future.
    • Key Aspects of Supply Chain Management
    • The cost/service balance
    • Customer service principles
    • Lead times throughout the supply chain
    • Production options/changes
    • Rules for effective supply chain management
    • The Benefits of adopting a Supply Chain approach
    • Understanding the sub functional conflicts
    • Benefits within and between functions
    • Taking a supply chain view of total acquisition costs
    • Accepting that competitive advantage comes from the Supply Chain


International Trade

    • Reasons for International Trade
    • Why do people Buy/Sell overseas
    • Features of International Trade
    • Supply/Demand variables
    • International Trade Terms of Sale and Delivery
    • Incoterms
    • Payments
    • Documents
    • Insurance
    • Logistics viewpoints
    • Customs and Excise in International Trade
    • Systems and process and operational activity


Legal Documentation Aspects

    • Legal aspects and Liabilities
    • Agent and principal relationships
    • Agent and carrier liabilities
    • Terms and conditions of trading
    • Contract terms used in International Trade
    • The Documentation Chain
    • Shipping instructions
    • Leers of credit
    • Banking procedures
    • Movement documents
    • Consular
    • Invoices
    • Packing lists
    • Import licenses and controls
    • Rent and demurrage charges
    • Processing for customs clearance


The Freight Forwarding

    • Freight Transport Operations
    • Mode characteristics and key features
    • Full load movements to parcels and use of couriers
    • Chartering, liner and Shared/Network services
    • Freight calculations
    • Costing operations
    • Models for transport planning
    • Service frequency
    • Service provider variables



Traffic managers, forwarding managers, shipping managers, logistics/supply chain managers and expeditors.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH: 5th – 8th April, 2022                              

2ND BATCH: 16th – 19th Aug, 2022

3RD BATCH: 22nd – 25th Nov, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
16 Aug, 2022 19 Aug, 2022
Start Date End Date
22 Nov, 2022 25 Nov, 2022
Start Date End Date
05 Apr, 2022 08 Apr, 2022
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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