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CIFFA education programs are designed by professionals with experience in a variety of freight forwarding matters, who have been providing students with the highest level of professional education over the years. Courses are intended for people working in the transportation and logistics sector who would like to further their career, likewise, courses are perfect for newcomers in this sector who want to start their journey in this industry on a strong footing.

Course Details:

In this course you will learn the foundations of freight forwarding in the context of international trade, how to manage risks by selecting the appropriate Incoterm® for a shipment, how to calculate freight charges and load shipments, and the types of equipment and documentation used to move goods by land, air and ocean modes of transport. You will also learn about calculating freight charges, equipment and documentation. Once you are enrolled you will have access to fully narrated lessons that contain case studies that will put the learner into real world scenarios, e-textbooks are provided and can be viewed on up to three devices.

Benefits of enrolling in this course:

  • Acquire new skills, enhance your career prospect, and advance your professional growth
  • Upgrade your industry knowledge and obtain certifications to enhance your corporate image
  • Increase the outreach of your organization
  • Stay updated with the technology trends in the industry
  • Enjoy a perfect learning experience with the interactive training programmes
  • Start and complete the course at your convenient time and desired pace
  • Boost your career with our globally recognized certifications
International Transportation and Trade

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Who should take this course?

The International Transportation and Trade course is primarily intended to meet the learning requirements of two main groups:

Newcomers in the transportation and logistics industry
Freight forwarders and logistics managers
New to the business
If you are new to the supply chain industry and are willing to learn the intricacies of logistical operations, acquire new skills and elevate their job profile, this course is for you.
In case you are an experienced industry professional who are looking forward to upgrading their skills, this course is also suitable for you, since it will help you to stay updated with their industry trends so as to advance their business interests

Dates and duration

  • Enrollment will be opened from 17th July to 29th September 2023.
Starting date
  • The course will start on 2nd October 2023.
  • Aproximately 65 – 75 hours of dedicated study time are required to complete this course.
  • Conqueror members can complete it within 3 months.
  • The deadline to complete it is 8th January 2024.

Topics Covered:

  • The basics of freight forwarding in the context of international trade
  • Choosing the appropriate Incoterm for a cargo
  • Calculation of freight rates and load shipments
  • Types of equipment and paperwork required to transport shipments

CIFFA Certificate in International Freight Forwarding

Course participants must pass one online exam. The lessons have case studies and questions that will help prepare the student for the exam. The pupil will receive their score on completion of the exam.


  • Course participants should have a medium level of business English so as to clearly understand all the lessons
  • A basic understanding of global transportation, trade, logistics, and supply chain industry could be beneficial but not mandatory

Technical requirements

  • Windows: Internet Explorer 6 and later, Firefox 1.x and later, Safari 3 and later, Goggle Chrome, Opera 9.5 and above.
  • Online lessons will NOT work on iPads or iPhones.

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