Shipping and Freight courses

Shipping and Freight courses

One of the reasons that I started this blog was to assist newcomers to the industry learn and know more about the industry and also for people already in the industry to share their inputs, knowledge and engage in discussions..

Many people from around the world have sent me requests through email and through the question form in the side bar of the blog, and more often than not, I receive below question..

I would like to improve my knowledge in shipping, freight, logistics and supply chain. What course can you recommend“..

For this question I thought to take the assistance of all my readers.. So help me help those who are in need of educational courses to get a qualification in shipping, freight, logistics and supply chain..

Please share your thoughts on which shipping and freight courses you would recommend to those interested in studying about Shipping, Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain..


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12 comments on “Shipping and Freight courses

  1. Sidharth Mehrotra says:

    Do you have a shipping & Freight Forwarding course in USA?

  2. School of Shipping is well known within the industry and has been in existence since 2001, with offices in Cape Town & Johannesburg.

    Providing certified National Certificate training in Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance.

    We also offer short specialised courses online, inhouse or in the classroom aimed at upskilling learners as fast as possible without sacrificing quality.

    Our blended learning approach ensures that the training is effective and leaves a lasting impression.

    Some of the short specialised courses we offer:
    IMO Dangerous Goods
    Customs Compliance (New Legislation)
    ICC Incoterms® 2010 Rules
    Container Shipping Management
    How to fill the SAD 500
    International Trade
    Essential Import Export Procedures

    For more information please visit or call 0861 000 445

    1. Thank you for the update Luke..

  3. Ilian Djadjev says:

    On the ICC page, one could find, among others, a very useful online training course on the Incoterms 2010 rules:

  4. It is always best to approach a training provider in the area where you live as there are at times small variations in procedures followed by the industry in the different countries. Some things remain the same no matter where shipping is studied. If you wish you can always visit my website, click on the required icon and send a request for training to me. Web address is We have trained cargo insurance internationally plus other master classes up in Africa, we being a fully accredited training provider.

    Best to always choose an accredited training provider and then you will know you are getting the best to offer.

    1. Thanks for your comments as always Alexander.. :)

  5. I am a retired Additional Head of Operations Department of Mumbai Port. After retirement I have set up a training establishment called Spring Tide Institute of Logistics Training or STILT. The Institute educates freshers as well as people already working in the maritime logistics industry on a range of logistics subjects through basic and advanced level courses. At the moment it is a brick and mortar training centre located in Mumbai, but work is on to teach the subjects online. For more information interested candidates can look into the website or contact me on 9920696193 or
    T V Sowrirajan

    1. Thank you Sowrirajan sir.. :)

  6. Quoted from an email response from a reader..

    I teach a distance learning/internet course “International Logistics” (SCM 2450) in the Supply Chain Management Program at Columbus State Community College. To learn more about it contact the Program Director, L. Blyth at

    Or, just purchase the text and study it yourself. “International Logistics,” 4th Edition. by Pierre A. David, Cicero Books, Berea, Ohio USA. The text is just under 700 pages and addresses the topic(s) extensively.

    Bud Cohan

    1. Riksha Sheik says:

      SDS in SA