Workshop on International Logistics Management, Exporters

Workshop on International Logistics Management, Exporters
As part of our Efforts to improve the knowledge base about various facets of International Trade, the Chamber organizes a variety of Programmes. We are pleased to announce a Two Day Workshop on International Logistics Management on 17th and 18th November 2017.

Contents : Introduction to global business environment and its impact on International Business

  1. Definition of international marketing and global logistics.
  2. Impact of government policies.
  3. Statutory and commercial clearances.
  4. Role of customs.
  5. Role of RBI and FEMA related to import & export clearance and freight remittance.
  6. Care to be taken when various export promotion schemes are availed by exporter and importer.
  7. Role of DGFT in import & export.


Bill of Lading and Letter of Credit

  • Letter of credit and different methods of payment in international business.
  • Impact of different methods of payment on MTD (HBL).
  • Impact of L/C clauses on MTD (HBL).
  • Freight forwarder’s liability / contract of carriage covered under MTD (HBL).
  • Detailed explanation of MTD (HBL) with the significance and support of every column.
  • Marine B/L.
  • Sea Waybill.
  • Air Waybill - House and master.
  • Forwarder’s Cargo Receipt (FCR)
  • House Bill of Lading (HBL)
  • Master Bill of Lading (MBL)
  • Multimodal Transport Document (MTD).
  • Freight rate and basis of calculation and freight surcharges and impact on export / import pricing.
  • Switch B/L.
  • High seas sale.


Export and import procedure : Sea and Air

Complete export and import cycle for LCL & FCL / Air Cargo  – all documents processed by exporter/importer, CHA and operations involved at CY / CFS.

  1. Carting and customs documentation.
  2. Role of customs appraiser and examiner.
  3. Shipping bill.
  4. Mate receipt.
  5. Container Load Plan.
  6. Cargo survey.
  7. Import manifest / Bill of Entry.


Incoterms 2010 and impact of incoterms on international business.


  1. Incoterms and freight payment.
  2. How to select most appropriate Incoterm for your business. Explained with practical examples.

Sea and air freight economics.

How different modes of transport are selected by shipper or consignee.

Shipping and sea borne trade

  1. Structure of shipping and air cargo industry.
  2. Impact of different types of shipping services i.e. Tramp, Liner & Feeder on freight forwarding industry.
  3. How do exporters or importers select a type of service?

Containerization, container liner operations and NVOCC operations:   

  1. Historical developments. i.e. break bulk, palletization and containerization.
  2. Port operations.
  3. Multimodal transportation, land bridge and mini land bridge.
  4. Role of intermodal stack yard and ICD or container base.
  5. Container handling and transportation equipment.
  6. Types of containers.
  7. Container stuffing and importance of maximum box utilization.
  8. Marine risk management and container stuffing.
  9. Importance of container lashing and choking.

Freight rate and basis of calculation

  1. Weight, measurement, ad-valorem etc.
  2. Freight surcharges: BAF, CAF, Peak Season, Congestion, War Risk etc.

Introduction to special cargo - Dangerous goods, Reefer Cargo and Project cargo.

  1. Dangerous cargo booking.
  2. Reefer cargo
  3. Perishable cargo handling.
  4. Perishable cargo booking.
  5. Documentation.
  6. Project cargo - out of gauge, project shipping

Various service providers in global trade operations

  1. Buying agents.
  2. Indenting agent.
  3. Buyer consolidation.
  4. Custom clearance, customs brokerage& forwarding.
  5. 3 PL & 4 PL
  6. Pre-shipment quality inspection.

Introduction to air cargo operations

  1. Complete export and import cycle for Air cargo – all documents processed by exporter/importer, CHA and operations involved at CY / CFS.
  2. Air freight rate calculation.
  3. Air freight cargo operations, types of containers etc.

Our aim is to

  1. Enhance knowledge of your employees about the global cargo world to avoid strategic and tactical errors.
  2. Exporters and Importers are dependent on CHA and Freight Forwarders. In depth knowledge on International Logistics Management will help International Business Managers in manufacturing sector to take decisions to manage their business effectively.

Why your employees must attend this program?

Trained and knowledgeable employees are vital for your success. With sound fundamental business knowledge of International Business will help your employees to take practical but fundamentally correct decisions to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction. In addition, they will benefit from

  • Insight into International Logistics Management.
  • Clarity in role of CHA, Custom Broker, Freight Forwarder and Shipping Line.
  • An appreciation of different types of value added services offered by international freight forwarders.
  • Knowledge of how to select CHA, Freight Forwarder and Shipping Line.
  • A working knowledge of international trade operations and the functions of various parties involved.
  • A working knowledge of import and export documentation, Customs clearance and clearances from various Government agencies.
  • A working knowledge of Letter Of Credit and other payment terms currently used in international business.
  • A working knowledge of INCOTERMS and impact of the same on international business.
  • A working knowledge of port operations, terminal operations, CY and CFS operations.
  • An appreciation of different types of containers used in international logistics..
  • Marine risk management
  • An understanding of dangerous and hazardous goods and reefer cargo. 

Who should attend?

  1. Documentation staff
  2. Customer service staff.
  3. Operations staff
  4. Fresher in International Business
  5. Management / graduate trainee.
  6. Global sourcing team members
  7. Export finance team members
  8. Exporters and importers

Programme Facilitator: Rajiv Sathe

Mr. Rajiv Sathe is a well known faculty in shipping, freight forwarding and logistics industry.

  • He has more than 22 years of experience in shipping and freight industry.
  • More than 24 years of teaching experience at various MBA institutes. .
  • Rajiv Sathe has conducted more than 300 workshops.
  • Employees of 250 companies have attended his training program.
  • More than 20,000 students & program participants are beneficiaries.
  • He is known for easy to understand teaching methodologies.
  • With real life examples participants can easily apply knowledge gained in day to day wo


Fees per Participant : Rs 5932.21 + GST @ 18 %  (Rs 7000) or MCCIA members and Members of MCCIA Forum of Associations Rs 8050.85 +GST @ 18% (Rs 9500) for others, payable by cheque/NEFT/Cash to “Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture

For Registration and further details please contact :

Mrs. Madhura Chipade, Email :, tel : 020-25709213

Mr. Sudhanwa Kopardekar, Email :, tel : 020-25709211

11/17/2017 10:00 AM - 11/18/2017 5:30 PM
Shekhar natu training hall no. 3
505, A wing, 5th floor
MCCIA trade tower, ICC complex
MCCIA, S B Road, Pune India

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