FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations)

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Syllabus of the Online Subject - International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)

  1. Introduction to the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
  2. Transportation, freight forwarders and logistics services in foreign trade
  3. FIATA transport documents:
    1. Negotiable Combined Transport Bill of Lading (FIATA FBL)
    2. Non-negotiable FIATA Multimodal Transport Waybill (FIATA FWB)
    3. Forwarders Certificate of Receipt (FIATA FCR)
    4. Forwarders Certificate of Transport (FIATA FCT)
    5. Shippers Declaration for the Transport of Dangerous Goods (FIATA SDT)
    6. Warehouse Receipt (FIATA FWR)
    7. Shippers Intermodal Weight Certification (FIATA SIC)
    8. Forwarding Instructions (FIATA FFI)
  4. Electronic FIATA Bill of Lading (eFBL Bill of Lading)

Objectives:

  1. To understand the fundamental role of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) as the architects of International transport
  2. To analyse the FIATA transport documents (FBL, FWB, FCR...)
  3. To analyse the functioning of the Electronic FIATA Bill of Lading

Example of the Online Subject - International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA):
Negotiable Combined Transport Bill of Lading (FIATA FBL), Course


The eLearning Subject “International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Logistics Courses: International Transport, Maritime Transport, Multimodal, Road, Transport in Africa
  2. Courses: Export Assistant, Foreign Trade Management
  3. Diplomas: Foreign Trade, International Transport
  4. Masters: International Transport, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, Export Back Office
  5. Doctorates: International Logistics, Global Trade

Online Continuing education (Courses, Certificates, Diplomas

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Transitarios (FIATA) Study, Master in International Business in French Fédération Internationale des Associations of Transitaires et Assimilés (FIATA) Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Federação Internacional das Associações of Transitários (FIATA).

Area of Knowledge: Foreign Trade - Incoterms





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Description of the Online Subject - International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA).

The largest private organisation in the world related to international transport is the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA).

  1. The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) is present in 150 countries
  2. More than 40,000 logistics companies and freight forwarders are members of the FIATA
  3. FIATA also develops trade facilitation programs

According to FIATA, transport, freight forwarding and logistics services are all those services related to international transport (carried out with a single means of transport or through multimodal means of transport), cargo consolidation, storage, handling (stowage), packaging or product distribution.

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has created several documents and forms to establish a uniform standard for use by freight forwarders throughout the world. FIATA documents are easily distinguishable, since each one has a distinctive colour and bears the FIATA logo:

  1. FIATA FCR - Forwarders Certificate of Receipt (green). 1955
  2. FIATA FCT - Forwarders Certificate of Transport (yellow). 1995
  3. FIATA FBL - Negotiable Combined Transport Bill of Lading (blue). 1970
  4. FIATA FWR - Warehouse Receipt / Warehouse Receipt (orange). 1975
  5. FIATA FFI - Forwarding Instructions / Forwarding Instructions (White). 1984
  6. FIATA SDT - Shippers Declaration for the Transport of Dangerous Goods (White / red) 1984
    1. FIATA SDT revised - Shippers Declaration for the Transport of Dangerous Goods (White / red) / S. 2005
  7. FIATA FWB - Non-negotiable FIATA Multimodal Transport Waybill (White / blue) / Non-negotiable FIATA Multimodal Transport Waybill. 1996
  8. FIATA SIC - Shippers Intermodal Weight Certification (White / green) / Shippers Intermodal Weight Certification. 1997

Forwarders Certificate of Receipt (FIATA FCR), Course

Non-negotiable FIATA Multimodal Transport Waybill (FIATA FWB), Course

Forwarders Certificate of Transport (FIATA FCT), Course

Warehouse Receipt (FIATA FWR), Course

The Electronic FIATA Bill of Lading (eFBL), allows the distribution of the FIATA bill of lading in electronic format

Headquarters of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA): Vienna (Austria)

Source: FIATA

International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport



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