- Introduction: CFS staff, supervisors and responsibilities
- Planning — advance information and work scheduling
- Planning — storage space requirement and allocation
- Planning — packing, loading and stowage space requirement
- Supervisory control of cargo movement; the control system
- Supervision and control of export handling
- Supervision and control of import handling
- Supervision and control of ‘special’ cargoes
- General supervisory responsibilities.
This Unit is designed:
- To discuss the labour and equipment resources of a CFS, and the procedures for allocating and deploying them.
- To explain the procedures by which the reception, storage and dispatch of cargoes are planned and prepared.
- To describe the procedures followed in controlling and supervising the handling of export cargoes through the CFS, arriving by road, rail and inland waterway transport.
- To describe the procedures followed in controlling and supervising the handling of import cargoes through the CFS, leaving via road, rail and inland waterway transport.
- To review the general responsibilities of the CFS supervisor.
- To improve the quality of CFS supervision and to provide the knowledge and skills for a critical review of current supervisory procedures and mechanisms.