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Mechanism of Freight (MEC)

Looking at global trade, geography, import and export cycles, documentation used, moving cargo on different modes, incoterms, trade finance, insurance, packing and packaging and customs. Freight has never been this fun!

Assessment required for Competency

DAY 1: INTRODUCTION TO TRADE (INT)

DAY 2: INCOTERMS (INC)

DAY 3: MODES OF TRANSPORT (MOD)

SAQA Unit Standards

252429   Explain the concept of international trade. Level 3 Credits 6.

252437   Interpret and apply international commercial terms. Level 3 Credits 3.

252424   Outline the structure of the surface freight forwarding environment. Level 3 Credits 4.

252427   Outline the structure of the airfreight forwarding environment. Level 3 Credits 4.

The Ideal Candidate

Any person working in the trade environment. From juniors entering the industry, salespeople, operations, or finance.

Who You’ll Learn From

An industry and subject matter expert who’ll guide you through your course content, and answer any subject matter questions you might have.

  • Industry Jargon.
  • Global Trade Environment.
  • Importance of Geography.
  • Moving Cargo: Air, Ocean, Road, and Rail.
  • Imports and Exports.
  • International Payment Methods and Finance.
  • Calculations of Charges.
  • Marine Insurance.
  • Importance of Incoterms.
  • Packing and Packaging.
  • Important Documentation.
  • Role of Customs.

Additional Info:
NQF Level: 3
Credits: 17

Learning Methodologies:
MethodCodeDur.Price *
BlendedMEC3 Day8,850.00
OnlineMECO6,250.00

*All prices are excluding VAT.

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