Mercado courses (public)

International Logistics (ISC06N)


6 hours of International Logistics training content.

  • Introduction and Opening Comments sample
  • Integrated Logistics Programs
  • US Ocean Transportation
  • Key Players in the Ocean Transportation Ecosystem
  • US Ocean Transportation: The Federal Maritime Commission
  • Important FMC Definitions
  • Key Ocean Freight Participants: Steamship Lines
  • Growth in Container Ship Size
  • Key Ocean Freight Participants: Freight Forwarders
  • The Ocean Forwarder and NVOCC Service Offering
  • FCL Shipping: Pricing Model
  • LCL Shipping: Service and Pricing Model
  • LCL Shipping: Service and Pricing Model 2
  • LCL Ocean Imports: The Weight/Measure Calculation
  • W/M Calculation: Examples
  • Documentation
  • The Alphabet Soup of Ocean Transport
  • The Forwarder's Cargo Receipt
  • Negotiating Ocean Contracts with Carriers and NVOCCs
  • Typical Clauses in an Ocean Carrier Service Contract
  • Example: Ocean Carrier Service Contract
  • Advantages of Negotiating Contracts with NVOCCs
  • Best Practices: Working with Forwarders and NVOCCs
  • Safety of Life at Sea, VGM, and Module Review
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed