International Trade Logistics, Maritime, Shipping and Transportation

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International Trade Logistics, Maritime, Shipping and Transportation



It has now been established without any doubt whatsoever that lean trade chains and efficient logistics with excellent maritime systems lead directly to increased bottom line profits. Leading edge companies which successfully gain competitive advantage and which are able to implement immediate cost savings, are those which possess knowledgeable and skillful logistics professionals

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Provide a working definition of value
  • Compare the various perspectives of value and understand that supply chain management enables companies to manage the trade-off between these perspectives
  • Identify the three ways to measure value: operational, customer, and financial
  • Explain the causes of non-value-added activities
  • Understand that supply chains increase net value by increasing value-added activities as well as minimizing non-value-added logistics activities
  • Identify how trade Management creates net value according to the three ways of measuring value.
    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to
  • Identify the right supply chain for a given business strategy
  • Define the three kinds of Logistics chains found in every business
  • Describe a Logistics and supply chain in terms of the three types of flows
  • Define the four ways customers interact with Trade supply chains
  • Compare alternative supply chain structures
  • Describe how Internet technologies enable supply chains
  • Use a velocity figure of merit to compare Logistics Management alternatives
  • Describe how trust among trading partners maintains supply chain alignment
  • Identify commonly encountered issues that erode trust.



Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Define International Shipping Laws
  • Explain the increasing importance of shipping in today’s business world
  • Describe the major decisions faced in analyzing Logistics and explain how these decisions support the physical and information flows in a the shipping chain
  • Compare the landed cost of physical goods procured domestically vs. physical goods procured internationally
  • Explain how standardized Logistics can be used to integrate physical goods from different countries of origin into the supply chain
  • Discuss the goals of an effective logistics strategy and explain how the different pieces of a Procurement system work together to support the buying strategy
  • Identify the logistics and distribution Channels risks associated with managing a worldwide supply chain.

Course Content


  • Supply Chain Management structuring
  • Actual process of the Shipping and Maritime
  • Major functions of the Supply Chain
  • Understanding International Trade
  • Supply Chain underlying Principles- the 4Cs
  • Dealer and Value Chain Management
  • The Bullwhip Phenomenon
  • Introduction to Logistics
  • What Logistics international trade.
  • Trade Logistics structure development
  • Creating trade and shipping Advantage
  • The strategic scope of Logistics
  • ¬†Organizing and Documentation Management
  • Logistics Management Integration System¬†(LMIS)


  • Transportation in Logistics
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the major mode of transport
  • Intermodal Transportation
  • International Ware house operation
  • Elements of business Logistics
  • Managerial issues in Logistics
  • Local and International Logistics Management
  • Analyzing the factors of Logistics
  • Strategic trade Forecasting techniques
  • Tactical/Departmental Forecasting techniques
  • Operations Forecasting techniques
  • Logistics stakeholders Management
  • Logistics Stakeholders planning
  • Logistics Stakeholders Priotization
  • Logistics Stakeholders optimization
  • Power/Interest Grid Matrix as a tool
  • E-Logistics using any kind of ERP(Enterprise Resource Planner)


  • Logistics Risk Management
  • Logistics Risk Auditing
  • Logistics Risk Priotization and Categorization
  • Logistics Performance Management
  • Inventory Management
  • International Terms and Condition of Trade
  • International Shipping Laws and conditions of shipping contracts
  • Wholesale and retail coordination
  • Designing healthy competitive programs for the wholesalers and retailer
  • Harmonizing the goals of the different channel members
  • Types off channel conflict management
  • Analyzing Channel gaps
  • Effective tools to address gaps
  • Third Party Logistics Management
  • Developing a 3PL and 4PL Logistics Performance System

Logistics Contracts Management strategies