A container’s voyage

an icon for our course on container shipping

In this e-Learning module, we look at standard shipping containers and their transport. Using a fictive but realistic voyage of a container, we will present information related to containers and look in quite some details at each step of its overseas transport.

The total run time is cca. 45 min and is split into two presentation parts, followed by an interactive part with some questions.
The expected total seat time should be approximatively 70 min.

Following this course, the student should:

  • understand what standard shipping containers are,
  • know the differences between the main types of containers and how to identify them using ISO codes,
  • be aware of key points related to containers and their transport,
  • be comfortable when exchanging with shippers, shipping lines, forwarders and other parties when working with shipping containers.

Introduction to logistics

icon for our introduction to logistics online course

In this e-Learning module, we introduce what logistics is and present some of its main functions. We explain how logistics activities differ from those of transportation and supply chain. We will also go over some of the logistics tasks of the various departments involved in a supply chain.

Total run time approx. is 40 min and is split into two presentation parts, followed by an interactive part with some questions.
The expected total seat time should be approximatively 60 min.

Following this course, the student should:

  • understand what logistics is about and what are its general goals and keystones,
  • know what the differences between transportation, logistics, and supply chain are,
  • have a first idea about logistics processes and their relation to other supply chain functions,
  • be aware of some main logistics flows.


Project cargo logistics

A picture of a generator being transshipped from a quay to a barge. Used to illustrate our course on project cargo and project logistics

This e-Learning module introduces what project cargo is about and how its logistics can be handled. Using an example, we present different aspects of this logistics project management and show how they can be approached.

Total run time approx. 45 min.

Following this course, the student should:

  • be familiar with the term project cargo / project cargo logistics,
  • learn about project cargo types,
  • understand different phases of a project,
  • have an idea about how a shipping strategy and planning are prepared,
  • learn about particularities to be potentially taken into consideration when handling oversized cargo and heavy pieces,
  • understand the main critical to the quality items of a project’s successful delivery.



Transport documents

An icon for our course on transport documents

In this e-Learning module, we will look in detail at documents used in national and international transport, such as different types of Bills of Lading and Waybills. In other words, we will speak about the documents provided by Freight Forwarders and Carriers.

Total run time approx. 115 min.

Following this course, the student should:

  • be familiar with the majority of existing transport documents used by various transport modes,
  • be aware of the information these documents should contain,
  • be able to verify the basic information they contain and understand it,
  • understand the differences between a Bill of lading and a Waybill,
  • be aware of basic types of Bill of Lading and situations when they may be used,
  • able to exchange in a credible manner with customers, service providers, and others when talking about transport documentation.

If you are not familiar with transport documents, we would recommend to first view and complete the Introduction to transport documents course.


How ports work

In this module, we will look at some introductory level information related to How (cargo) ports work. We will look at ports in general before reviewing an example, looking at some used equipment, as well as at the most common cargo terminals.
This training includes videos and animations.
Total run time, approx. 35 min.

Following this course, the student should:

  • be aware about the most common types of ports and terminals handling cargo,
  • be familiar with the type of cargo being handled in ports,
  • be able to recognize the most common port equipment and understand their usage,
  • have a general idea about how ports work and how cargo is handled through them.


EMEA ground and inland essentials

A curtainsider truck used to represent our course on European ground transport

In this eLearning, we will discuss Inland transport from a mainly European perspective.
We will notably look at:
• Some general information related to inland and ground transport
• How to identify legal and oversize cargo and transports
• Full TruckLoad mode
• Less Than Truckload
• Out Of Gauge
• As well as Rail and Barge.

Total run time, approx. 180 min.


Introduction to transport modes

An icon used to represent our introduction to transport modes elearning, our transport training, presenting Air, Road, Ocean, Barge and Rail transport.

This module introduces the main transportation modes: ocean, air and road as well as barge and rail.
Total run time, approx. 55 min.

Americas standard ground transport essentials

A dry van used to represent our Americas ground road transport elearning and training

In this eLearning, we will look at ground freight transport in North America – mainly in the United States.
We will:
• Introduce Inland transport as well as the parties and providers
• Compare legal size and oversize cargo and transports
• Look in quite some details at Truckload
• and Less Than Truckload transport.
• Briefly review Out Of Gage – oversize transport.
• Speak about road transport documentation and legislation.
• Summarize and review some key points.
Total run time, approx. 115 min.

Air essentials

An icon representing a plane carrying air cargo and used for our air freight, our air cargo, training and eLearning

In this module, we will look at some essentials related to Air freight transport. We will review air transport in general and look at some specifics related to air forwarders and integrators as well as go over the various transport phases and documentation and briefly touch on Air chartering.
Total run time, approx. 90 min.

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freight and air cargo transport with this Allyn International online eLearning
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this course.

In this online
Learning course, we will look at some essential information related to Air
freight transport
, the movement and transport of cargo by air.

We will look at
air transport and air cargo in general before discussing some specifics related
to air forwarders and integrators.
We will then dive into more details by reviewing some air freight booking key
points and a commonly used booking process as well as the main air cargo
transport phases.
We will then close out this air freight eLearning by speaking about
documentation and briefly touching on security and Air chartering.

Following this
course, the student should be:

  • confident when working with air transport
    thanks to his general understanding of air freight, air cargo and air transport
  • able to exchange in a credible manner with
    customers, freight forwarders and other parties in relation to air freight
  • able to successfully order air freight transports.

While in this
training, we will be looking at Air freight and cargo transport mainly from
the perspective of a logistics coordinator working with a freight forwarder
we will also, in order to build your awareness, provide some information on the
operational and technical aspects of Air freight which are generally managed by
the freight forwarder on your behalf.

The total run time
of our air freight eLearning is approximately 90 minutes.
The user experience will be longer due to interactive parts and reflection
A final exam is available and will help validate the acquired knowledge and
highlight what you have learnt about air freight.


Ocean liner essentials

In this module, we will look at Ocean transport and more specifically at 4 regular liner services:
Full Container Load, Less than Container Load, Break Bulk and Roll On Roll Off.
We will also look at the various transport phases as well as documentation and briefly touch on Ocean chartering.
Total run time, approx. 110 min.