Shipping Terminology and Vocabulary ExplainedThis video explains the most common shipping terminology and vocabulary that you’ll need to know and understand when moving cargo around the world.
Import Documentation – Must Know BasicsAlan Bracken covers the “must know” basics of import documentation and what documentation you should consider when importing goods into your country.
1:52 Invoice & Packing List
3:55 Certificate of Origin
4:30 Pre-shipment Inspection
5:35 Phytosanitary Certificate
6:40 Shelf Life Certificate
8:47 Import License
10:35 Bill of Lading
For more information on Export Documentation and Procedure, see: https://www.abtslogistics.co.uk/export-documentation-and-procedure/
How To Find Clients For Your Own Freight Forwarding BusinessAlan Bracken explains how to find clients for your freight forwarding business using simple and easy to replicate techniques he learned from his 35+ year career.
4:10 Your Own Website – Tips!
8:00 Dreaded Cold Calling
9:39 How To Find Exporting Companies
10:40 How to Make Contact
15:30 Use Government Resources
Want to know how to start your own freight forwarding business?: https://youtu.be/eXrQEmJVZjU
Want to know what a freight forwarder does?: https://youtu.be/3Bh83lIAhvY
Buyer Payment Protection In International Trade – Avoid Being Scammed!Best advice on how to pay for international goods without being scammed.
If a deal is too good to be true, it really is but we have to pay for goods at some point. This video explains how to make a payment in international trade and protect yourself from the scammers.
Updated Online Course Content Preview – Edited for 2022For 2022 we have re-edited and upgraded our online course videos, making them even better. More visually engaging and easier to follow with on screen documentation and visual text prompts, we hope it will help our students to retain knowledge and make learning more enjoyable.
Videos now also includes subtitles.
Marine Insurance Explained – Understand the Cargo Insurance You’re GettingMarine Insurance is essential to understand when importing or exporting goods. Accidents happen and you MUST understand under what conditions your cargo is insured. There is no one-size-fits-all insurance and you don’t want to be caught out if your container was to be washed overboard!
0:31 ZIM Line Vessel Distress
2:30 Insure My Cargo
6:15 Clause A B C
11:20 Self Insure – No Insurance
13:20 General Average
Learn more about our import export courses and sign up for our free training: https://www.abtslogistics.co.uk/
How To Manage Supply Chain Risk – The biggest SECRET revealedKnowing how to manage your supply chain and what the risks are, is crucial to any import export business.
Alan Bracken explains in simple terms how to manage your supply chain risks and what you can do to be proactive, rather than reactive.
3:00 Your Pipeline
4:15 Managing Your Supply Chain
7:00 How To Manage Your Supply Chain
8:50 JUST IN CASE
12:20 Why Packing is IMPORTANT
19:35 The SECRET of supply chain management
For more information on our import export courses, free training and consultancy, please see: https://www.abtslogistics.co.uk/
Understanding Shipping Costs – What You Must Be FULLY Aware Of!“Shipping costs are not just the freight”….
Alan Bracken explains shipping costs and shipping terms such as Conference and Non-Conference. Understand what pre-shipment costs you MUST consider such as documentation that might be needed, shipping costs themselves, other transport cost, terminal handling charges, sea freight costs and a bill of lading fee.
1:00 Conference & Non-Conference
11:00 Pre-Shipment Costs
15:25 Shipping Costs
15:35 Export Entry
16:50 Transport Costs
17:15 Terminal Handling Charges
18:05 Sea Freight Costs
19:15 BAF and CAF
19:25 Bill of Lading Fee
For more information on our online course teaching Import Export Documentation and Procedure please see course details here: https://www.abtslogistics.co.uk/full-syllabus/.
Shipping Terms and Freight Rates Explained | NOT the usual Incoterms!!Alan Bracken explains the shipping terms BAF, CAF, FIO, Liner Terms and how to calculate freight rates in an easy to understand way.
4:13 Liner Terms
5:11 Free In Free Out – FIO
8:27 Freight Rates – Full Container Load – FCL
10:06 Freight Rates – Less Than a Container Load – LCL
For more information on our online courses please see: https://www.abtslogistics.co.uk/