Wks:Fund of Intl Trade&Shippng
The purpose of this workshop is to explain the historic context, fundamental principles and implications of international trade transactions which require goods movement. Additional goals are,
? To explore the relationships between the commercial agreement, the financial aspect of the transaction and the physical movement of the cargo (international air and sea freight).
? To acquire the knowledge to design a transportation strategy for corporate policy or specific commercial transactions.
? To understand principles of risk reduction, and their implementation through the pragmatic use of terms of sale, intermodal bills of lading, surveys and insurance.
? To achieve familiarization with current areas of concern in the field of international logistics, including shipping markets, non-tariff barriers, security, foreign trade zones and currency fluctuations.
- Middlebury Institute, CA