Learn about the majority of worldwide used transport documents with this Allyn International extensive transport documents training and online eLearning course.
In this “Transport documents” training, we will review and discuss more in detail the common transport documents which you may encounter when working in transport and logistics.
This course covers in more details the transport documents we introduced in the “Introduction to transport documents” and presents many more documents not covered in the introductory module.
If you are not familiar with transport documents, you may want to first take our Introduction to transport documents course.
Transport documents are essential for any cargo or freight national or international move, be it by land, air, or ocean and it is critical to be aware and have some understanding of them.
The documents and other items covered in this module include notably:
- Parties involved in the transportation of goods
- Documents fields and their content
- A bit of history of transport documents
- Key transport related International agreements (Conventions)
- Explanation about the difference between Bill of Ladings and Waybills
- The different types of an Ocean Bill of Lading (B/L) – such as Negotiable, Non-negotiable, Express, Telex
- The Sea Waybill and Air Waybill (AWB)
- Master and House version of Bill of Lading (MBL, HBL) and Air Waybill (MAWB, HAWB)
- Inland transport documents used for Road and Rail, such as Bill of Lading (BOL) or Consignment notes (i.e. CMR)
- Multimodal/Combined Bill of Ladings
This transport document training includes various and many document examples and interactive parts are used in this eLearning to increase engagement and ease learning.
Following this transport documents training, the student should:
- be familiar with the majority of common transport documents and some of theirs variants used nationally and internationally for air, ocean, and land transport modes,
- be aware of their typical content,
- understand the differences between some of the most important variants, such as the difference between a Bill of Lading and a Waybill or the House and Master types,
- be able to exchange in a credible manner with customers, logistics service providers, and other parties when talking about transport documentation,
- understand when certain documents should be preferred.
This transport documents training runs for approximately 115 minutes.
User experience duration is expected to be around 155 minutes but may vary due to interactive parts and reflection time.
A final exam is available and will help validate the acquired knowledge in this Incoterm training.
A completion certificate is available upon successful completion.