International Logistics and Sourcing - eCourse

Get a clear understanding of each of the primary modes of international transport and their commercial practices.


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By the end of this eCourse you will be able to:

List the different types of freight forwarders and transport intermediaries.

Identify the various transport modes and the commercial practices for each.

List the key transport documents associated and required between the different methods of international shipments.

Understand how the World Customs Organisation (WCO) harmonises tariffs.

Identify the strategic benefits/risks of shifting production via international outsourcing.

Describe the principal functions of a traditional marine Bill of Lading.

Understand commercial practice in cargo insurance.

Learn to distinguish the Incoterms® which place customs clearance duties on the Parties

Identify the significance of "customs classification" issues and how they relate to the payment of import duties.

Understand how to use the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) measure to evaluate the benefits of outsourcing, and the relative advantages of certain factories or suppliers.


Access period

12 months


3 hours


Parent Certificate





Who should take this course?

This eCourse has been designed for a broad audience of international trade professionals, including export and import managers, trade finance bankers, forwarders and carriers, customs brokers, private and government inspectors and auditors, insurance providers, trade lawyers and trade promotion executives.

Animated explainer videos

This eCourse includes 25 animated videos to help you better understand core concepts

Case studies

Learning is easier with practical examples and we've included a whole lesson dedicated to case studies

Study guide

A downloadable study guide will help you recap the key points offline and access additional resources



Guillermo Jimenez, Professor at FIT and author of the ICC Guide to Export/Import - Global Standards for International Trade

Guillermo C. Jimenez is a leading global expert in the field of export/import law and international business practices and the author of “ICC Guide to Export/Import – Global Standards for International Trade“. As Head of Division at ICC’s Paris Headquarters from 1990 to 1998, he coordinated work on key ICC instruments and trade tools and has lectured on international business in over 35 countries and before a number of intergovernmental organizations, including the United Nations, European Commission and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

International Logistics and Sourcing - eCourse

Only USD $150
  • 12-months access to all 5 lessons. Repeat them as many times as you want.
  • Online and interactive - learn at your own pace
  • 3 case studies and 43 assessment question to test your knowledge
  • 25 animated explainer videos and 1 video lecture
  • Downloadable study guide for offline reference
  • Certificate of Completion


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