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CILT – Level 5 Diploma in Logistics & Transport

CILT is the Largest Gold Standard professional body of its kind in the world. It is considered as one of the  most prestigious qualifications for professionals in the Logistics & Transportation industry and provides a central focal point on related matters for relevant professionals. Throughout the world CILT qualifications are recognized as driving leading edge thinking and professionalism in the Transport & Logistics Industry. 

Module 1: Management in Logistics
Aviation Logistics
Air Cargo

  • Supply chains under pressure
  • Air cargo’s strengths
  • Model shift

Air Cargo History

  • Globalization
  • Environmental pressure
  • Airport types
  • Integrators

Cargo Handling Agents – The Impact of It

  • Operations at cargo agencies, airlines, and freight forwarders
  • Air cargo acceptance basic rating principles
  • Air waybill completion
  • Industry terminology and abbreviations
  • Air Cargo Tariff Rules and other cargo manuals

Cargo Security and Risk

  • Threats to aviation and introduction to cargo security;
  • Importance of implementation of security measures;
  • Catering and mail security;
  • Crime prevention;
  • Recognition and management of treats;
  • Human factors in Cargo security.

Maritime Logistics
Defining Maritime Logistics and Its Value

  • Maritime logistics in concept
  • Maritime logistics value defined
  • Strategic significance of maritime logistics value
  • Concluding remarks

International Maritime Trade and Logistics

  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Logistics and transport
  • Global trade and international maritime trade
  • Global trade and international trade

Developing Liner Service Networks in Container Shipping

  • Background on container shipping
  • Configuration and design of liner shipping services
  • Shipping routes, network patterns and port centrality
  • Supply Chain Integration of Shipping Companies

Tanker Shipping Logistics

  • Transfer components
  • Marine terminals
  • Contractual relationships
  • Cargo transfer procedures
  • Cargo losses

Dry Bulk Shipping Logistics

  • Dry bulk trade
  • Dry bulk fleet
  • Economies of dry bulk trade
  • Principles of dry bulk shipping logistics

Dry Port in Concept and Practice

  • Intermodality and seaport inland access
  • Intermodal terminal facilities
  • The dry port concept
  • Dry port examples

Port and Logistics Chains: Changes in Organizational Effectiveness

  • Ports and logistics chains
  • Port authorities in logistics chains

Module 2: Transport Operations
Shipping Documentation

  • Ocean Bill of Lading (B/L), Airway Bill (AWB)
  • Import and Export Documentation
  • Commercial, Customs & Transportation Documentation
  • Export-Import clearance of break bulk & containerized cargo
  • Shipping company & Port formalities

Freight Transport and Logistics

  • Characteristics of intermodal transport
  • Containerisation of intermodal transport
  • Advantages of intermodal transport
  • Containerisation and intermodal transport
  • Development of intermodal transport
  • Combined transport operators and their services
  • Towards innovative intermodal transport

Road Freight and Transport Management

  • Definitions of common terms used in road freight haulage
  • The role of the Transport Manager in the road freight haulage sector and their legal responsibilities
  • How companies apply for road freight haulage licences and who issues them
  • National and European regulations relating to the safe operation of road haulage

Passenger Road Transport and its Management

  • How bus services are operated in the UK and the organisations involved
  • How to apply for a Public Service Operator’s licence
  • How to apply to operate bus routes and the requirements
  • The role of the Transport Manager in the process

Module 3: International Business
Inco Terms

  • Introduction to INCO terms
  • Four Groups of INCO terms : E, F , C & D
  • Risk management spectrum
  • ICC & INCO terms
  • INCO terms & Carriage risk analysis
  • Carrier liabilities
  • Insurance
  • Buyer & Seller responsibilities

Letter of Credit

  • Letter of Credit Operations
  • Types of LCs
  • Terms of payments in LCs
  • Role of Bank, Company and Customer
  • Issuing, Advising and Negotiations
  • Financial, Transport and other documentation
  • Straight Credits, Clean Credits
  • Discrepancies & Resolution

Documentary Credit & UCP 600

  • Documentary Credits: What & Why?
  • Settlement of International Trade transactions
  • Settlement of International Payment instruments
  • Clean payment vs Documentary collections
  •  Analysis of risks and uncertainties in payment
  • UCP 600 and Documentary Credit undertaking of banks
  • Analysis of costs borne by seller and buyer

International Trade

  • Trade & Marketing Environment (Domestic & Overseas)
  • Entry into overseas Markets /Strategies for development
  • Dynamics of Protectionism & Trade Barriers
  • International Economic Institutions – GATT – WTO, UNCTAD, IMF &
    World Bank Groups

Module 4: Transport Planning
Shipping Law & Marine Insurance
Shipping Law

  • Law of the Sea & Ships
  • Law of the carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Adoption & Enactment of International Law in Shipping (UNCLOS)
  • Contract of A reightment – Bill of Ladings & Charter Parties
  • Risks, Responsibilities and Immunities of the Carrier under the Law
  • Rights & Privileges of the Charterer / Shipper
  • Hague-Visby Rules & Hamburg Rules

Marine Insurance

  • Aim, Objectives, Policy Types & Coverage
  • Insurable Interests & Warranties
  • Insurance of Hull & Machinery & Cargo
  • General Average – Particular Average, Total Loss
  • Settlement of Marine claims
  • Lawful marine adventure & Abandonment

Rail Transport Planning

  • Introduction
  • Rail transport resources
  • The environment
  • Transport planning tools, requirements
  • Transport operations
  • Regulation and Control

Air Transport Planning

  • Air Transportation Management
  • The Air Transportation System
  • Introduction to Air Transportation Law
  • Introduction to Air Safety and Aviation Security
  • Civil Aviation Authorities 
  • Impact of Technology in Air Transport