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Shipping Management Training Certificate

Logistic and Shipping Management


Logistics management is the part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective forward, and reverses flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customer's requirements. The complexity of logistics can be modeled, analyzed, visualized, and optimized by dedicated simulation software. The minimization of the use of resources is a common motivation in all logistics fields; you will have the chance to have a general idea about this and more in this training course.


This course covers the interrelationship between all modes of transport used in International trade. However students should note that because 90% of all international cargo transport includes a sea movement leg the main thrust of this syllabus is on intermodal transport and logistics involving maritime transport.

Benefits of the Course

  • Understand the importance of distribution in international trade and how basic distribution structures meet international and national needs; 
  • Understand the use of the word ‘logistics’ when applied to commercial distribution and understand the role of logistics in the provision of distribution services;
  • Be aware of the evolution of the global economy in the last quarter of the 20th century arising from unitization and intermodal transport development;
  • Thoroughly understand the supply chain concept and how the different transport modes may be combined;
  • Understand the importance of modal interfaces and the basic function of ports, airports, inland depots, railheads etc.

Who Should Attend

  • Recent graduates looking for a career within the shipping industry;
  • Shipping professionals who wish to enrich their know-how and improve their professional status;
  • Nautical Officers;
  • Officers of the Merchant Marine serving both at sea & onshore;   
  • Young professionals with the determination to enter the shipping industry;
  • Etc

Course Content

  •  Introduction : Basics of Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sea Freight Forwarding Operations
  •  the benefits of multi modal transportation (MT) to the country and region
  •  Plan and evaluate a project logistics operation
  • deficiencies of segmented transportation


"This course has opened some major doors for me and has begun for me a very exciting career in the Shipping industry”

Mr. Sheyi Bodunde : Nigeria, Safety Officer.

“Excellent course material with a lot of information and links to get an in-depth knowledge on each one subject by very experienced tutors attentively assessing the assignments with valuable comments, great staff ready to clarify promptly any question providing high quality flexible distance learning course. Dedication is required to have it completed successfully. Using practical examples to support your assignments is encouraged and appreciated”

Mrs. LUYANDA MTSHINI :  South Africa, Marine Engineer.


Is this program available online?

Yes, it’s based on distance learning

In what language is this program taught?

Our courses are conducted in English

What’s the duration of the course?

This course takes 3 months to be completed.

What kind of examination I need to take to pass the course?

To pass this course you need to pass a final test, you are advised to submit it  by the date given on your Study Schedule,

Can I get an extension?

You have the opportunity to extend the length of your course by an extra 1 month at no additional charges.

Who recognized this training?

Our courses are recognized by leading organizations such as IAMSA, NAMS Global, INTERCARGO, and IAMSP.

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