Vskills Certificate in Shipping and Logistics Management Vskills

Course details

Shipping plays a vital part in global supply chains. Shipping accounts for 90% of the traded goods across the globe. Managing shipping and logistics is essential for export or import operations as it helps in optimization of cost and reduces time to deliver.

Why should one take this Certification?
The Vskills Certificate in Shipping and Logistics Management demonstrates your competency in managing shipping and logistics operations for the organization. The certification adds value to your CV and makes you stand out amongst your peers. The certification is a proof of your skills and knowledge in shipping and logistics management.
The course covers
  • Shipping Basics
  • Liner Shipping
  • Bulk Shipping
  • Freight Planning
  • Logistics and SCM Theories
  • Logistics Network Planning
  • Demand Management
  • Distribution and Freight Management
Who will benefit from taking this Certification?
The certification accrue benefits to professionals engaged in logistics, supply chain, import or export operations of the organization. The certification is a great help to anyone interested in making a career in shipping or international logistics.
Benefits of Certification
  • Government certification
  • Certification valid for life
  • Lifelong e-learning access
  • Learning Hours: 12+ hrs
How It Works
  1. Select Certification & Register
  2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. Get certified & Increase Employability
Test Details
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Shipping Basics
  • Ships and Ship Types
  • Ship Registries
  • International Shipping Organizations
  • Shipping Terms and Abbreviations
Liner Shipping
  • Liner Shipping Business
  • Types of Liner Service Operators
  • Container Liner Services
  • Break Bulk Liner Services
  • Ro Ro Liner Services
Bulk Shipping
  • Bulk Shipping Business
  • Dry Bulk Operations
  • Tanker Operations
  • LPG LNG Shipping
  • Bulk Pool Operations
Freight Planning
  • P’s and R’s of Fulfillment
  • Change Triggers
  • Strategic Planning
  • Central Place Theory
  • Freight Logistics Strategy
  • Product Characteristics
  • Packaging
  • Unit Load Concept
  • Reducing Freight Costs
Freight Transportation
  • Importance of Transportation
  • Modes of Transport
  • Transportation Management
  • Freight Rate or Transportation Pricing
  • Communication and Transport
  • Energy Consumption
  • Classification of Containers
  • Arrangement of Containers
  • Container Sizes
  • Packaging of Cargo in Container
  • Precaution and Safety of Cargo on Container
  • Movement of Containers
  • Container Handling
  • Safety Measures of Container ships
  • Container Leasing
  • Markings on Containers
  • Recent Trends – Coltainer and Cargosprinter
Inland Container Depots (ICD) and Container Freight Stations (CFS)
  • Role and Functions of ICD
  • Prerequisite for Successful ICD/CFS
  • Procedure for Approval and Implementation
  • Export and Import Clearance at ICD
  • CONCOR – Container Corporation of India
Introduction to Logistics
  • Concepts of Logistics
  • Logistics Processes
  • Logistics Intermediaries
  • Integrated Logistics
Logistics and SCM Theories
  • Systems Approach
  • Resource-Based View Theory
  • Knowledge-Based View (KBV)
  • Strategic Choice Theory (SCT)
  • Principle Agency Theory (PAT)
  • Systems Theory (ST)
  • Transaction Cost Economics
  • Game Theory
  • Available-To-Promise (ATP)
  • Theory of Constraints
Logistics Network Planning
  • What is Logistics Network Design
  • Design Issue and Data
  • Distribution Centres and Warehouses
  • Modeling Techniques
  • Logistics Network Design Process
Demand Management
  • Demand Management
  • Demand Forecasting
Distribution and Freight Management
  • Central Place Theory
  • Unit Load Concept
  • Reducing Freight Costs
  • Freight Costing
  • Freight Routing and Scheduling
Updated on 28 December, 2023

Eligibility / Requirements

Anyone can apply for the online certification

About Vskills

Vskills is the largest certification body of India. We conducts skills testing and certification exam to improve employability. The certifications are quite popular and top companies hire Vskills certified professionals.

Companies have benefitted by hiring pre-certified candidates from Vskills and also use the certifications for their in house employee appraisals. Certification helps in distinguishing individuals to demonstrate their domain knowledge or skills needed for a specific profile. So a professional certification offers tangible benefits to both the individual and the employer.

Tests are conducted in a secure and unbiased manner, and certificates are awarded based on merit of the candidates who qualify tests.
Vskills certifications are for relevant qualifications that help students/employees quantify and prove those skills that are valued by the employer and are in great demand.
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