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Modes of Transport Essentials: Ocean, Air and Road (MOT)


*** This can be done as part of Mechanism of Freight Program ***

Looking at ocean freight, air freight and road freight as modes of transport and focusing on documentation, types of carriers, chargeable weight calculations, containerisation, types of services and common charges of all modes. Looking at different types of containerisations, specification of packing, packaging, marking, and labelling. Basic overview of hazardous cargo classes, packing groups, UN numbers and documentation required.

SAQA Unit Standards

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.

Who should do this course?
Any person dealing with the risks & costs in the supply chain – exporters, importers & freight forwarders acting on behalf of the importer & exporter.

Assessment required for competency.
  • Describing the roles played by those involved in international multimodal logistics operations.
  • Describing the infrastructure for the transport of internationally traded goods by surface.
  • Identifying equipment used to pack and transport goods by surface.
  • Explaining the operation of ports and harbours in the surface freight environment.

Additional Info:
NQF Level: 4
Credits: 8

1 Day Contact Class or Own Speed Online and Virtual

Learning Methodologies:
MethodDurationPrice *
CC1 day5,450.00
VS1 day5,450.00
VS1 day3,850.00

*All prices are excluding VAT.

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