Level 2 Purchasing - Introduction to Trade and Freight - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 2 Purchasing – Introduction to Trade and Freight

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Trade: types of products and market conditions; capital products; labour products; land products; local trade; international trade; comparative advantage; trade and tariffs
  • Freight: modes of transport; road, rail, waterways and air freight; intermodal; preferred method of transport; factors effecting mode choice
  • Goods Identification: goods to be traded; perishable, dangerous and bulk goods
  • Freight Organisations: hauliers/trucking companies; non vessel owning common carriers (NVOCC); 3rd party logistics providers; supplier information; ISO containers
  • Trade Legislation and Regulations: global perspective; customs authorities; customs requirements; consumer contracts regulations; key information delivery; the Consumer Credit Act; Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008; Consumer Rights Act 2015

The above is the unit content for the Introduction to Trade and Freight unit found in the Level 2 qualification. To view more units, click here and select the “Units” tab.

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