Level 5 Logistics and Transport – Sea Freight - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 5 Logistics and Transport – Sea Freight

10 Unit Credit Values

  • The Principles of Sea Freight Management: demand characteristics of sea freight; the role of freight forwarders in shipping; the role of ships owners in the sea freight industry; the factors influencing the supply of shipping
  • Legislation and Regulations Governing the Movement of Shipping: ship registration and classification regulations; the basic principles of contracts within sea freight; maritime insurance; business ethics operating within the sea freight environment
  • The Role of Shipping Freight Operations: characteristics of the different types of cargo transported by sea; scheduling and routing within sea freight operations; the use of crewing agencies
  • Financial strategies Found Within the Shipping Industry: shipping financial strategies; price and demand relationships; hedging techniques; voyage estimates; breakeven analysis; determining minimum freight rates

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