Level 5 Purchasing - Ports and Shipping Management - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 5 Purchasing – Ports and Shipping Management

Ports and Shipping Management

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Shipping and International Trade: ships and the shipping system; tramp and liner service markets; international trade patterns; international maritime passages
  • Business Strategy in Shipping: corporate strategy for shipping; financial strategy for shipping; costs; bargaining power of buyers and suppliers; international shipping law; regulation and finance; maritime laws
  • Port Operations Management: terminals; physical flows in a port; product and information flow; terminal performance indicators; productivity, utilisation and service measures
  • Agile Ports: characteristics of an agile port; lean logistics
  • Port Development: containerisation, concentration, collaboration and competition; emerging trends

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