Understanding International Logistics- The Basics of Air and Ocean Shipping
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
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Air freight, or air cargo allows the transport of goods quickly by air. Shipping cargo by air has always been a high cost-to-weight form of shipment, countered by the fact that it is the fastest way to transport goods internationally.
You will learn about the advantages of air freight, which include saving time, reliability, low insurance premiums, security, and fewer warehousing requirements. You will also learn about the air freight process, the major concepts involved, documentation, regulations, and how to avoid problems, find free sources of valuable information, and enhance your bottom line.
Ocean freight (or sea freight) is the most common form of transport for importers and exporters, accounting for 90% of goods transported globally. Shipping by ocean freight is complicated, but things have been broken down to ensure that you will easily understand the basic concepts and options. You will have all bases covered. This will include types of ocean shipping, booking, documentation, Incoterms 2020, warehousing, insurance, FMC and import and export regulations. Perhaps most importantly, you will learn how to avoid problems, find free sources of information, and better your bottom line.
Why you should Attend:
International air freight and ocean freight volumes continue to grow, despite the fact that many countries are turning to global import tariffs to protect domestic production of goods.
Ultimately, this growth signals that international freight will continue to be a day-to-day reality as international business continues expand – even in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you are new to shipping freight internationally or if you simply want to leverage this shipping method more effectively, you need to know about or brush up on the major concepts and get your piece of the growing global marketplace.
Areas Covered in the Session:
Who Will Benefit:
- Advantages of Air and Ocean Shipping
- Disadvantages of Air and Ocean Shipping
- Basic Concepts
- Bookings, Packing, and Warehousing
- Types of Delivery Options
- Incoterms 2020
- The Future of Shipping
- Customs Officers
- Customs Brokers
- Insurance Companies
- Surety Companies
- Food Stores
- Financial Companies
- Transportation providers (rail air ocean trucking)
- Beverage Manufacturers
- Foreign trade zone Operators
- Testing Laboratories
- Financial Advisors
- International Trade Consultants
- Federal and state and local government Contractors
- Warehouse Operators
- Sales Departments
- Customer Service Departments
Martin K.Behr, III is a customs and international trade lawyer admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of International Trade. Martin received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University - Newark, Phi Beta Kappa, with high honors; a Master of Public Administration degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University; and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law - Newark. Martin is a distinguished graduate of both the U.S. Law Enforcement Training Center and the U.S. Customs Service Academy. He is also a licensed U.S. Customs Broker (No. 20643), one who worked in the industry for several years.
Martin is a former U.S. Customs officer (senior inspector and import specialist), who was stationed at land (Champlain-Rouses Point, NY), air (JFK International Airport and Newark Liberty) and sea (Newark) ports of entry. While with U.S. Customs at the Port of New York/Newark, he was also a member of the agency's export control branch.
Martin is also a former special agent with the U.S. Department of Defense, assistant prosecutor with the Office of Hudson County (NJ) Prosecutor, and an executive with a global FMC-licensed Ocean Transportation Intermediary. Martin was also a trade consultant with Unz & Co.
Presently, Martin is an instructor with City University of New York's Baruch College Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS), where he teaches import, export, and other international trade courses. In 2013, Martin received the Outstanding Instructor of the Year Award from Baruch CAPS. Martin has also taught international trade courses at Fashion Institute of Technology and Pace University in New York City. Martin is also of counsel to GRVR Attorneys (www.exportimportlaw.com), which specializes in customs and international trade matters.
A frequent lecturer before different trade associations around the country, Martin also provides corporate training and seminars concerning customs and international trade issues.