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Step 2:Current business viability
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Step 4:Broad mission statement and initial budget
Step 5:Confirming management's commitment to exports
Step 6: Undertaking an initial SWOT analysis of the firm
Step 7:Selecting and researching potential countries abroad
Step 8: Preparing and implementing your export plan
Step 9: Obtaining financing for your exports
Step 10: Managing your export risk
Step 11: Promoting the firm and its products abroad
Step 12: Negotiating and quoting in exports
Step 13: Revising your export costings and price
Step 14: Obtaining the export order
Step 15: Producing the goods
Step 16: Handling the export logistics
Step 17: Export documentation
Step 18: Providing follow-up support
Step 19: Getting paid
Step 20: Reviewing and improving the export process
Step 21: Export management
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School of Shipping

Container Management (Part time)

The aim of this course is to equip the candidate with a comprehensive understanding of the world container fleet and it's many operational facets, both on land and sea. This understanding will help you make informed decisions that ultimately affect the success of your shipping / import & export business. Understanding the parameters within which container operations exist will enable you make sure judgement calls, plan effectively, avoid costly mistakes and ensure your business partners give you the optimum level of service.

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School of Shipping

Dangerous Goods Course

Who must attend: Ideal for Road & Seafreight export clerks, Clearing & Forwarding personnel with a strong focus on restrictions, classifications and declarations.  This course is SAMSA accredited

Flight Safety Training SA

Dangerous Goods Regulations: IATA Category 6

The person credited with this unit standard is able to understand and apply the philosophies underpinning the carriage of dangerous goods by air and identity and apply limitations associated with the carriage of dangerous goods. They will also be able to classify dangerous goods and compile and verity relevant documentation in line with organisational and legislative requirements.

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Flight Safety Training SA

Standard Air Cargo Security

The person credited with this unit standard is able to understand the importance of the role of security in the airfreight environment, by knowing how security threats exist in civil aviation and internationally traded goods. The learner will also understand the role various stakeholders have in ensuring that air cargo is made as secure as possible under all conditions. This will also enable the learner to implement the correct procedures to ensure that all air cargo is made safe for airfreight and to take the appropriate action should air cargo security be breached.

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Flight Safety Training SA

Air cargo courses: The complete programme

This programme is presented over four semesters and new entrants to the industry may complete the individual courses at a time that will suit them best. Each course (Unit Standard) is repeated at least once throughout the year and combined with on-the-job experience, students will be able master these subjects at their own pace.

Designed for
  • Operational staff within airlines, freight forwarding and handling companies
  • Commercial service staff who need to better understand the cargo market
  • Recently recruited staff without previous formal training in air cargo
  • Financial and Human Resources personnel
  • Shippers who wish to better understand the transportation chain.


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    Freight Training

    Beginners Freight Management

    A one-day BEGINNERS course in Freight Management for  IMPORTERS & EXPORTERS

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    FreightTraining

    Basic Freight Awareness Course (for new importers/exporters)

    At the end of this program the participant should understand;

  • The nature of trade: what is trade and why we need it?
  • In Freight and Trade: what role does the Forwarder Play?
  • Other Key parties in trade: with whom do we interact?
  • Trade, Freight and Information: what is the connection?
  • Trade, Freight and Communication.
  • Trade, Freight and Transportation: The economies of scale
  • Trade, Freight and Geography: The physical hazards of movement.
  • Trade, Freight and Map Reading: How to read a map.
  • Trade, Freight and Time Zones: Understanding how time zones work.
  • Trade, Freight and Marine Insurance – Risk Management.
  • The International Sales / Purchase Contract
  • International Commercial Terms – Incoterms 2000
  • Various common methods of International Banking and Payment
  • How to read Ocean Transport Documents
  • How to read Airfreight Transport Documents
  • The Freight Forwarding process and physical movement
  • How seafreight rates are calculated
  • How airfreight rates are calculated
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    Hazpak

    Air transport of dangerous goods

    ICAO, IATA and the CAA require that all categories of staff are to be trained in the dangerous goods regulations. To ensure compliance and legal requirements Hazpak Trainaid together with Flight Safety Training conduct the following SACAA (South African Approved Civil Aviation) approved training courses which are mandatory for:

    • Shippers / Exporters
    • Freight Forwarders
    • Courier Companies
    • Ground Handling agents
    • Warehouse staff
    We also offer a Dangerous Goods Awareness course which has been developed for the following staff.  :
    • Forwarding agents
    • Warehouse staff
    • Loading staff
    • Admin staff
    • Security screening staff

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    SA Electrotechnical Export Council
    (SAEEC)

    Transportation

    Contact the School directly for more detailed information on this course.

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    School of Shipping

    Airfreight procedures course

    Contact the School directly for more detailed information on this course.

    School of Shipping

    Seafreight procedures course

    Contact the School directly for more detailed information on this course.

    School of Shipping

    Hazardous Cargo (sea, road and rail)

    Contact the School directly for more detailed information on this course.

    School of Shipping

    Perishable Exporters Workshop

    Volume planning and season forecasts. This one day workshop covers the various disciplines needed to ship and track Perishable Goods via land, sea or air

    School of Shipping

    Road Freight (Cross Border)

    Who must attend: Transporters & Haulers, Exporters, Importers. Traders, Manufacturers, Clearing & Forwarding Clerks, The course covers all the operational procedures necessary for the movement of road freight across our borders. Ideal for Cross Border Controllers

    School of Shipping

    Freight Estimating

    Who must attend: Those in the Forwarding & Clearing, Importing & Exporting industries and Accounts Staff who wish, or need, to familiarize themselves with the Estimating and Invoicing process. This could include Operational staff as well as Customer Service and Sales personnel.

    Freight Training

    Basic Freight Awareness Course

    Contact Freight Training directly for more detailed information on this course.

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    South African Maritime School and Transport College

    Diploma in Cargo Handling Logistics

    This Program is designed for learners who have completed: Shipping / Customs/ Freight Handling or those that have five years industry experience.

    Conducted and benchmarked against International Standards, the qualification is designed to suit the needs of the modern Freight professional. It is an extensive program requiring dedication and sacrifice.

    The Unit standards have recently been reregistered and the content is very relevant to the requirements of the freight professional. This program is being launched in 2008 for the first time. Classes are conducted Tuesdays and Thursday from 17:00 - 19:00 and Saturdays 09:00 - 12:00. For 18 Months
    The material development has been conducted by freight professionals both in South Africa and abroad by John Abercrombie, Capt. Howard Jackson Moss, Cdr. Peter Fitt, Dewaal Viljoen, Michelle Fitt, Micheals Heads, James Tierney

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    South African Maritime School and Transport College

    Dangerous goods course

    Objective:
    To ensure the successful application of regulations concerning the safe handling of dangerous and hazardous substances in solid, bulk, or in packaged form, on- and offshore.

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    MetroMinds

    Finance in Freight

    Demonstrate an understanding of the basic financial statements to make financial analyses and prepare budget information. Apply skills to develop a business plan for a business unit and understand the role of a business strategy in managing a business unit or small business. Looking at key performance measures, cost considerations, risk management and financial
    planning.

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    MetroMinds

    Dangerous Goods

    The person credited with this unit standard is able to identify, pack, mark and label dangerous goods for transportation by air. They are able to correctly select the packaging required by the cargo and apply the correct labels in accordance with organisational standards and procedures.

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    Dangerous Goods Training and Assessing Services - Dantran

     

    Dangerous Goods

    The course covers the following:

    • The key aspects of the legal changes and the requirements laid down by the National Road Traffic Act of 1996 (Chapter VIII), relevant terms and definitions
    • The methods and procedures for the safe handling of dangerous goods and substances during the transportation of these goods on public roads in South Africa, exempt quantities, compatibility of substances and placarding
    • The relevant emergency procedures and protective actions involved thus enhancing the safety awareness of the driver and protection of local environment
    • The documentation involved in the transportation of dangerous goods


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    ITRISA

    Organising International Transportation and Costing for Import

    Covers the import sequence, transportation, handling import enquiries, Incoterms 2000, import costing and marine insurance.

     

    South African Maritime School and Transport College

    Certificate in Transport (Level 2)

    This qualification is aimed at learners entering the International Trade for the first time. Benchmarked at NQF level two it forms the basis of the stepping stones into the Industry. Learners not meeting S.A. Maritimes' School entry level requirements will access the industry through this qualification.

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    EC Logistics

    IMO Landside Employees training course - All Hazard Classes -

    Management , Supervisory and all employees Responsibilities : Transport Operational requirements & Emergency Information Systems as referenced in SANS 10231 & SANS 10232.1 as well as the IMO Landside training requirements which has become mandatory for all employees with any dealing relating to Dangerous Goods , be it Clerical , Sales , Operational , or any other related tasks

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    EC Logistics

    Qualified Person’s & Consignee’s Seminar – All Classes

    These are 1 day courses & seminars which take place at a venue nominated by the Client. The seminars consist of a detailed explanation of the new Dangerous Goods Legislation including guidelines to being compliant of this legislation. A certificate of Competence is issued to the delegates passing the Pr-DP-D Courses after successfully completing a Theoretical & Practical examination. Certificates of attendance are issued for all other courses as there is no SAQA Unit Standard for these training modules

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