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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that stundents learns how to and were from to find the nedded information to prepare dokuments. The student understands rules concerning international freight forwarding and the conection in the MIC-flow. The student can write forwarding and customs instructions.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is familar with the documents used in international freigt forwarding and transport, import and exports.

Course contents

Freight forwarding
NSAB 2000
International cashflows
Other forwarding documents
Custom principles
Taric and CN codes
Import and export custom procedures

Prerequisites and co-requisites

at least 10 ects in logistics

Previous course names

Distribution and Location

Additional information

More information in Its learning when the course starts

Recommended or required reading

Huolintaliitto, 2010, Huolinta-alan käsikirja,
isbn: 978-951-98164-4-9 (valda delar)
NSAB 2000

Melin Kirsti, 2011. Ulkomaankaupan menettelyt - vienti ja tuont. ISBN 978-952-5491-69-2. Hansaprint.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 63 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
take part in some visits to freight forwarding companies and to the customs and get at minimum 50 % of total points

The student writes a handbook about customs and freght forwarding


  • Relander Siv
  • Sved Ann-Christine


Relander Siv

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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