The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student can import and export process, documentation as well international customs procedures and to understand different technical solutions in the transport business.

Learning outcomes

After a completed course, students can search for information needed to issue the right documents that a commodity needs to imported/exported. Students can interpret rules that apply on international freight forwarding and understand the information, capital and material flow in freight forwarding. In addition, students learn to write instructions for freight forwarding and customs clearance and comprehend information systems with focus Dynamic Routes and profitability estimates for transports.

Course contents

Basics in freight forwarding Terminology General Conditions of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders (NSAB 2015) Processes and documents Customs formalities Other subjects within freight forwarding and customs. At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to comprehend information systems with focus on Production Order Management, Warehouse Management, Dynamic Routes and profitability estimates for transports. We will plan transports in an ERP system that is specifically for logistics companies. Using the system allows us to efficiently plan routes and calculate the profitability of transports.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction in Logistics or equivalent knowledge.

Recommended or required reading

The World of Logistics, www.logistiikanmaailma.fi General Conditions of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders (NSAB 2015) General Conditions of International Road Haulage 2010 Customs, www.tulli.fi Other material shared during the course

Study activities

  • Lectures - 32 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 2 hours
  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Small-group work - 0 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 31 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 40 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Teacher

  • Henriksson Robert
  • Nyberg Janne

Examiner

Henriksson Robert

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (52 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-10-14 to 2019-10-27
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-10-29 08:30 - 10:30 D4106 Forwarding Nyberg Janne
2019-10-31 09:15 - 11:15 A311 Forwarding Henriksson Robert
2019-11-05 12:15 - 14:15 E385 Forwarding Nyberg Janne
2019-11-07 12:15 - 14:15 A311 Forwarding Henriksson Robert
2019-11-12 14:00 - 16:00 E383 Forwarding Nyberg Janne
2019-11-14 10:15 - 12:15 A311 Forwarding Henriksson Robert
2019-11-19 14:15 - 16:15 E385 Forwarding Nyberg Janne
2019-11-21 09:15 - 11:15 A311 Forwarding Henriksson Robert
2019-11-26 12:15 - 14:15 B518 Forwarding Henriksson Robert
2019-11-28 09:15 - 11:15 E385 Forwarding Nyberg Janne
2019-12-03 12:15 - 14:15 E383 Forwarding Nyberg Janne
2019-12-05 12:15 - 14:15 A311 Forwarding Henriksson Robert
Hongell Linn
2019-12-10 12:15 - 14:15 D4107-08 Forwarding
2019-12-12 12:15 - 14:15 E383 Forwarding Nyberg Janne
2019-12-17 12:15 - 14:15 A311 Forwarding Henriksson Robert
2019-12-17 14:15 - 16:15 E383 Forwarding Nyberg Janne
2019-12-20 09:00 - 12:00 F143 Forwarding (exam) Henriksson Robert
2020-01-27 09:00 - 12:00 F143 Forwarding (re-exam 1) Henriksson Robert
2020-02-27 08:30 - 11:30 F143 Forwarding (re-exam 2) Henriksson Robert

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