What is freight forwarding and what is its purpose? This course will explore the world of freight forwarding, why is it such an important role and how does the effective movement of goods across international borders effect our everyday lives. The course will also look at multimodal transport and how modes of transport are selected based on the load to be moved.
1. What is freight forwarding?
2. The primary task of a freight forwarder.
3. The key steps in freight forwarding
4. What is TUE and how is it used
5. What are the different types of freight forwarders
Please be prepared to provide your residency documents such as a passport, EU citizen ID card, UK Birth Certificate or Biometric Card. If you have been in the UK for less than 3 years or have entered the UK with a visa you will need to provide evidence that you are eligible to study in the UK - your visa, your biometric card that covers the duration of your course or any relevant home office documents to support your residency should all be uploaded. If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen we will need to see evidence of 'Pre-Settled' or 'Settled-status' documents. Also for funding purposes we would need to see evidence of payslips if working (within the last 3 months). If you are receiving benefits (e.g JSA, ESA, Universal Credit (UC), Housing benefits etc. please bring evidence of this).
Upon successful completion of the course you can progress into further study in this area.