International Freight Forwarding Manila

International Freight Forwarding


Linking Trade and Transport


DATE:November 8, 2016 - Thursday

TIME:   9:00AM – 4:00PM

The growth of international trade of a country (exports and imports) results in opportunities for the growth and expansion of international transport. On the other hand, international transport services are necessary to facilitate growth in trade. Efficient, reliable, competitive transport services are thus critical for exporters and importers who wish to expand their trade.

In this module, you will be provided with an overview of the linkage between trade and transport. You will learn how a country can “gain” resulting from trade, currency exchange and the different types of contracts relating to international transactions.


  • Identify connection between international transportation and trading.

  • State the meaning of “gain” from international trade among participating countries.

  • State some barriers from the practice of free trade.

  • Appreciation of currency exchange and implication to trade

  • Identify types of contracts relating to international sale transactions

  • Understand the roles and obligations for international transactions

  • Learn and understand the deal of Freight Forwarders with Shipping Lines

  • Identify the functions of a Modern Freight Forwarder

  • How to win clients thru submission of a Formal competitive quotations

Key Topics

Module 1 –Linking Trade & Transport

  • Trade  & transport connections

  • Trade Gains

  • Barriers of Free Trade

  • Methods of Payments

  • International Sale Transactions

Module 2 – International Credit Transactions

  • International contracts of sale

  • Modes of Payments for International Transactions

  • Documentary credit and its advantages& procedures

  • Role for Freight Forwarders

Module 3 –International Commercial Shipping Terms

  • Definition of Incoterms

  • Roles and Obligations of Buyers and Sellers

  • Shipping terms and Insurance

Module 4– Shipping Arrangements

  • Shipping/Carrier service/Conference Line

  • Freight Forwarders deal with Conference Liners

  • Determining Choice of service

Module 5- International Shipping Documentations

  • Bill of Lading & Contents

  • MBL & HBL

  • Negotiable and Non Negotiable

  • Other  Transport Documents

Module 6- Forwarders /Carriers Liability in relation to goods

  • Liability of Freight forwarders

  • Common Factors that leads to Liabilities

  • Other Modes of Transport

Module 7– Other Role of Freight Forwarder

  • Functions of a Modern Freight Forwarder

  • Defining forwarders as principal or agent?

Module 8-Process of Cargo Consolidation

  • Consolidation Defined

  • Freight Forwarder as a Consolidator

  • Advantages of Consolidations

Module 9:  Multimodal Transport

  • Definition,Advantages & Forms

Module 10: Process of Cargo & Packaging

  • Commodity to Cargo

  • Methods of Cargo Packaging

  • Handling & Preparation

  • Loading & Unloading

  • Documents and Packaging

Module 11: Cargo handling equipments

  • Port Equipments

  • Vessel Handling Equipments

Module 12: How to win over clients thru your proposals

  • Shipping Line Charges for FCL and LCL Cargos

  • Job Costing

  • Meeting Customers Wants

  • Payments

Module 13: Alternative Transport Solutions

  • Types of MTos

  • Relations with Intervening parties

  • Scope of Mtos


SEMINAR FEE: Pay in full 5 days before the seminar and avail our early bird rate of Php 2,700 per head (Regular rate: Php 3,000 per head) which will comprise meals during the training, handouts and all necessary materials. We are also offering in-house training and seminars depending on the need of the companies.



  1. Pay in full 5 days before the seminar and avail our early bird rate of Php 2,700.00 only.

  2. Payments on the day of the seminar must be on cash basis only.

Payments made through Checks can only be made through company checks.  Personal checks can be accepted provided that it is an advance payment.

  1. Walk in participants shall pay the regular rate either through cash or check provided that the check is under a BDO account and payable to iLearn professional Solutions Inc. and that the same was declared good. 

  2. Senior /students and/or person with disability, is given a special privilege of 20% discount provided that payment be made any time before 5 days of the scheduled seminar.  On site payment of the students and seniors shall be entitled of 10% discount.

  3. Upon payment, proof must be forwarded through email or fax to 4842342.

  4. Proof of payments (original deposit slip) shall be required for presentation on the day of the schedule.



  1. Cancellation  5 days before the scheduled seminar: FULL AMOUNT

  2. Cancellation 3 days before the scheduled seminar: 70% REFUND

  3. Cancellation at the scheduled seminar: ALL PAYMENTS SHALL BE  FORFEITED


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I Learn Professional Seminars
2563 Lemery St. Malate Manila

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