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Union County College

CIFFA International Freight Forwarding Program

CIFFA International Freight Forwarding Program

A freight forwarder is an individual or company that helps with the logistics of international shipping. They contract with international shipping companies to move goods from point A to B. They offer a full range of services including:

  • Prepare and file customs documents
  • Prepare cargo manifests
  • Find and book cargo space
  • Deal with cargo insurance
  • Handle freight charges and import/export duties
  • Help with Incoterms rules
  • Find warehouse space
  • Make intermodal transport arrangements including pick-up and delivery

Learn International Freight Forwarding

Earn certificate from the Canadian International Freight Forwarding Association (CIFFA)

This comprehensive program prepares individuals for jobs in freight forwarding, an essential role in the international supply chain. The program is the first step in a progression toward a FIATA Diploma, an internationally recognized credential in freight forwarding.

This program teaches the skills needed for entry and mid-level freight forwarding positions and consists of two courses:

International Transportation and Trade: an introduction to air, ocean, truck and rail transportation, and world geography over which goods move.

Essentials of Freight Forwarding: understand how buyers and sellers manage risk with a variety of international payment methods, cargo insurance and commercial documentation, and learn how to    professionally cost and quote and offer alternative solutions to clients.

Course Components:

50 hours of classroom instruction across two (2) complete courses.
Required eBooks are  included (2 eBooks)
Two Online CIFFA certification exams (each exam is 4 hours)
Course Costs:  $2,599.00

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