Logistics & Distribution

DFS2111 - Freight Forwarding (QQI Level 5)

Course

DFS2111 - Freight Forwarding (QQI Level 5)

Duration 12 Weeks
Cost €265.00
Night Tuesday 6.30pm - 9.30pm
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To equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence in the principals and practice of freight forwarding to work independently and under supervision within national, international and global trading environments.

All DIFE Night School students receive free Microsoft Office licence for one year.

Classes may go online depending on Government Restrictions

Class starts Tuesday 2nd February 2021 6.30pm - 9.30pm 

Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to: 

  1. Analyse the term 'logistics' and the part played by the forwarding agent in a logistics system
  2. Detail the services given by freight forwarding companies, to include clearance formalities, types of loads, documentation and payment
  3. Illustrate the impact of information technology on freight forwarding, to include effect on people, purchasing patterns, time and cost
  4. Summarise the purpose and use of standard transit information systems and documents, to include the essential basic documents required for import and export shipments
  5. Detail the additional documents required in each mode of transport, to include road, rail, sea, air
  6. Detail the purpose and use of specialist movement certification and regulations
  7. Summarise the essential factors to be considered when choosing a transport mode, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of a range of transport modes
  8. Analyse the transport options available to a freight forwarder, including the individual elements of means, way and terminal
  9. Illustrate the impact of independent and commissioned reports on transport in Ireland, to include road systems, rail systems, port development, air corridor, access transport
  10. Describe common container types, vehicle types, intermodal issues and their support infrastructure
  11. Comment on a range of industry representative groups and or associations involved in influencing policy in Ireland on transport and trade
  12. Summarise the reasons for trade agreements and classification of goods
  13. Describe the development of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) to the present day.

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