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Certified International Logistics Management Professional


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Certified International Logistics Management Professional

  1. 1. Certified International Logistics Management Professional VS-1007
  2. 2. Certified International Logistics Management ProfessionalCertified International Logistics Management ProfessionalCertification Code VS-1007Vskills Certification in International Logistics Management enables the candidates todevelop skills required for managing international transportation such as handling multiplemodes, documentation, developing strategies for distribution and inculcating skills to dealwith integrated logistics management system. The certification provides an overview ofinternational commerce such as sales and payment terms, custom regulation and integratedlogistics management process.Why should one take this certification?This certification is intended for professionals and graduates wanting to excel in theirchosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to takecertification for further career progression. The certification is developed with a motive toenhance professional skills, thus making your job more challenging and rewarding. certification?Who will benefit from taking this certification?The Certification benefits working professional who seek to develop a more strategic viewof international logistics operations and build up on relevant skills to handle operationalactivities. It also benefits students in developing an understanding of key areas andgenerally wanting to improve their skill set to make their CV stronger.Test Details: • Duration: 60 minutes • No. of questions: 50 • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%); There is no negative marking in this module.Fee Structure:Rs. 2,500/- (Includes all taxes)Companies that hire Vskills Certified International Logistics ManagementProfessionalsProfessionalsInternational Logistics Management professionals are in great demand and majorcompanies in India hire them. International job consultants also are constantly looking foroverseas jobs. The skill is also greatly in demand in super specialized government projectson contract
  3. 3. Certified International Logistics Management Professional Table of Contents1. Introduction1.1 Concept and objectives of logistics1.2 General structure and elements of logistics1.3 Forms of logistics management1.4 Trade-off analysis1.5 International logistics for the firm shipping2. Ocean shipping2.1 Ports in India2.2 Ports Infrastructure Development2.3 Shipping Association of India2.4 Types of Ships2.5 Shipping Routes2.6 Types of Cargo2.7 Vessels – Types and Characteristics2.8 Volume and Value of trade2.9 Conference System2.10 Flags of convenience3. Inland Container Depot (ICD)3.1 Roles and functions of ICD3.2 Maritime Container Rates3.3 Export and Import clearance at ICDS3.4 Container Freight Stations (CFS)3.5 Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) International4. International Air Transport4.1 Concepts of Air Transport4.2 Advantages and Disadvantages of Air Transport4.3 Classification of Air Freight Rate4.4 Role of IATA (The International Air Transport Association)4.5 Air Cargo Documentation and Insurance5. Surface Transport5.1 Movements to and from Ports5.2 Intermodalism6. Freight Structure6.1 Freight Rates Principles6.2 Types of Freight
  4. 4. Certified International Logistics Management Professional6.3 Linear Freight Rebate System6.4 Contracts of Affreightments6.5 Freight Broker and Freight Forwarder6.6 Stevedore6.7 Process of Ratemaking7. Chartering7.1 Introduction7.2 Types of Charter7.3 Types of Charter Arrangements7.4 Arbitration in Chartering7.5 Baltic Freight Index8. Containerisation8.1 Classification of Containers8.2 Arrangements of Container8.3 Packaging of cargo in container8.4 Precautions of packaging the containers8.5 Marking of Container8.6 Container Leasing8.7 Constraints in Containerisation9. Functions of International Logistics and Intermediaries9.1 Inbound Logistics Functions9.2 Outbound Logistics Functions9.3 Logistics Intermediaries10. Sale and Payment terms10.1 Terms of Sale10.2 Terms of Payment and11. Documentation and Insurance11.1 Procedure of Documentation11.2 Cargo Insurance11.3 Hull Insurance11.4 Air Cargo Insurance11.5 Insurance Claims settlement12. International Logistics of Export Product Movement12.1 International Transaction Channel Activities12.2 International Distribution Channel12.3 Movement of Goods through the Distribution Channel12.4 Transportation of Hazardous
  5. 5. Certified International Logistics Management Professional13. Integrated Logistics13.1 Warehousing, Material Handling and Packaging13.2 Transportation - Functionality and Principles13.3 Multimodal Transport System13.4 Inventory Management – Types and Characteristics13.5 Logistics Information System Flow, Functionality and Architecture13.6 Principles of Logistics Information
  6. 6. Certified International Logistics Management Professional Course Outline Introduction Explains the concept of logistics such as inbound logistics, material management, physical distribution and supply chain management Explains the importance and objectives of logistics system Explains the components of logistics such as Warehousing, Inventory, Transportation, Network Design and Information Systems Explains the concept of Trade-off analysis and types of trade-off Explains the concepts of Centralized, Decentralized and Outsourced Logistics management system Explains the concepts of International Logistics Describes export documentation and Incoterms shipping Ocean shipping Illustrates about the overall Indian shipping scenario Illustrates the Infrastructure Development of Ports Shipping Association of India Describes about different types of ships such as tankers, bulk carriers, container ships, general cargo vessel etc Illustrates various shipping routes and chief shipping lanes Illustrates different types of vessels and their characteristics Describes the procedure of developing linear and tramp trade Describes the volume and Value of trade Explains the concept of Conference System – Types of Conference, Organization of a conference, Advantages and disadvantages of conference system, Members Conferences, Conference Relationship with Shippers, Conference Relationships with Government etc Explains the concept of flags of convenience Inland Container Depot (ICD) Explains the roles and functions of ICD Maritime Container Rates Explains the export and import clearance procedure at ICDS Explains the working of Container Freight Stations (CFS) Describes the objectives, functions and performance of Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) International Air Transport Illustrates about the concepts of Air Transport Illustrates the advantages and disadvantages of Air Transport Explains the different types of Air Freight Rate and Air Freight
  7. 7. Certified International Logistics Management Professional Explains the role and priorities of IATA (The International Air Transport Association), IATA industry currency services and coordinated safety strategies Describes the various documentation required in Air Cargo Documentation and Insurance Surface Transport Explains the process involved in movements to and from Ports Explains the process of Intermodalism, types of Intermodalism movement and equipments therein Freight Structure Explains the principles of freight rates such as actual costs, traffic bearing capacity, government policy, reasonable profits etc Explains the types of Freights such as Liner freight, tramp freight, lump sum freight etc Explains about the Liner Freight Rebate System and their features such as Deferred rebate system, Dual Rate System, Immediate Rebate System etc Explains the indices of freight rate Explains the contracts involved in the process of Affreightments Explains the role of freight brokers and freight forwarders Explains about Stevedore and the process involved in loading and unloading of ships Explains the process involved in Ratemaking and factors affecting the process of ratemaking Chartering Explains about the process of chartering and common terminologies Explains about the different types of Charter such as time, voyage and demise charter Describes the Charter Party Arrangement between the ship owner and charterer Explains the various arbitration clauses in chartering, structure of standard time and voyage charter Explains about the functioning of Baltic Freight Index Containerisation Illustrates the classification of containers as per the raw material, size, usage etc Explains the arrangements of containers Packaging of cargo in container Describes the precautions while packaging the containers Marking of Container Explains the types of arrangements for leasing the container Describes the various constraints in the process of containerisation Explains the facilitation in multimodal transport through the process of containerisation Explains the various advantages to trade from the process of
  8. 8. Certified International Logistics Management Professional Functions of International Logistics and Intermediaries Explains the inbound logistics functions such as production scheduling, procurement etc Explains the outbound logistics functions such as demand forecasting, packaging, labeling, service support etc Explains the Intermediaries in Logistics Management Sale and Payment terms Explains the terms of sale involving risk of physical loss, transport cost etc Explains the terms in transactions such as FAS, FOB, CFR, CPT, CIP, CIF etc Describes the documents related to terms of sale Explains about the terms of payment, procedure for progress payment and required document Documentation and Insurance Illustrates the various types of documents involved such as certificate of origin, charter party, custom invoice, dock receipt etc Explains the procedure of documentation Explains the policies involved in cargo insurance, insurable interest etc Explains the policies involved in Hull Insurance Explains the regulations in Air Cargo Insurance Explains the process involved in insurance claims settlement International Logistics of Export Product Movement Explains the activities involved in international transaction channel management Describes various international distribution channels Describes the movement of goods through the distribution channels Explains the principles of transportation management and the process of handling hazardous materials Integrated Logistics Explains the process involved in warehousing, material handling and packaging Explains the functionality and principles in transportation management Illustrates the features of multimodal transport system, advantages and the pricing strategies Explains the process involved in inventory management, types of inventory and their characteristics Explains the logistics information system flow, its functionality and architecture Explains the principles of logistics information such as availability, accuracy, timeline, flexibility
  9. 9. Certified International Logistics Management Professional Sample Questions ‘Just- stock-1. The ‘Just-In-Time’ (JIT) philosophy aims to minimize stock-holding costs byplanning the arrival of raw materials and components just as they are needed.A. TrueB. False2. Free on board (FOB) is where customers only take responsibility after the goodshave reached a named foreign destination.A. TrueB. False3. What name is given to a distributional channel in which exports are sent to a‘satellite’ warehouse/ depot in another country which then acts as a ‘break bulk’ bulk’point?A. Free-carrier systemB. Ex-works systemC. Transit systemD. Direct system4. AWB means ____________.A. Air Way BillB. Aero Way BondC. Acid Water BusD. Air Water Borne5. FOB means ____________.A. Free on BoardB. Free on BusC. First on BailD First on BoardAnswers: (B), (C), (A) 1 (A), 2 (B), 3 (C), 4 (A), 5 (A)