EXIM Manager

  • Start date: 12/03/2018
  • Duration: 4 Months
  • Lecture Hrs. / Day: 1.5 Hours

EXIM Manager

Course Name: EXIM Manager (NSQF 6)

Mode of Delivery: Online (Instructor led Live Sessions)

Duration: 6 Months

Fee: ₹29,500 + GST @ 18 %

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Course Description

Exim Manager is the Logistics Sector Skill Council certified, job role base, NSQF 6 level course on International Logistics. The course is a managerial level course and covers Sea/ Air/ Rail/ Road movement of all Export-Import Cargo.


Core Objectives

The Course is designed to inculcate core managerial skills in the area of liner shipping trade, port operation and coordination, freight forwarding, supply chain management, supply chain analytics, 3PL, 4PL, smart logistics and express cargo logistics. While pursuing the aspiring youths will-


  • Learn the functioning and operations of liner shipping trade and containerisation of cargo.
  • Understand the working and coordination of intermodal and multimodal transport system.
  • Able to understand the efficiant integrated logistics approach to international cargo movement.
  • Learn the role of port and port coordination for bulk, breakbulk, containerise and liquid cargo.
  • Visualize the flow of cargo in International supply chain operations of various kinds.
  • Develop leadership skills to handle complications in international logistics.


Course Features


Course Curriculum

Module 1

International Trading Environment & EXIM Procedures

  • Essence of International Trading Environment
  • Basis of International Trade
    • Importance of International Trade
    • Economic Interdependence of Nation
  • Recent Trends in World Trade
    • Composition of world Trade / regional distribution of world trade
    • Trade between Developed & Developing Countries
    • The World Trade organization. Objectives & Principles
  • Export Import Procedures & documentation
  • Foreign trade Policy and Hand Book of Procedures : ITC (HS) Classification OF Goods
  • Custom Clearance Procedure Through Sea, Air, Costal Goods, ICD,CFS & Related Documents
  • Packing, Marking and Labeling of Hazardous Cargo

Module 2

Role of Customs, Custom Clearance and Freight Forwarding

  • Understanding Customs Act and Customs Tariff Act
  • Functioning of customs in India and the backdrop of World Customs Organisation
  • Procedure of Customs Clearance
  • EDI in Indian Customs and Port/shipping agency linkage
  • EDI filing in EXIM goods in Air / Sea, Coastal Goods, ICD (Inland container Depot) / CFS (Container freight Station)
  • Import Policy/ Import License / Bonded Cargo procedure (including confiscation in ports /airports)
  • Customs Valuation, Assessment and Examination and a glimpse of Risk Management System
  • Freight Forwarding Assessments & cargo consolidation

Module 3

Liner Shipping Trade

  • Definition of LINER Shipping Trade
    • The characteristics of liner services. The Liner Trades of the world, trade routes and ports.
  • Different types of voyages
  • Liner Shipping Operations
    • Liner Operating Companies- functions.
    • Liner Agreements
    • Shippers, forwarders and NVOs & other logistics operators
  • Liner Industry Structure
    • Conferences, consortia and alliances: Concepts of the contemporary conference system.
    • Economies of scale, mergers and market share.
  • Bills of Lading & Other Documents
    • The functions of bills of lading and their role in international trade.
    • International Convention Relating to Bill of Lading: Hague Rules, Hague Visby Rules, Hamburg Rules.
    • Other related documentation
  • Pricing and Agreements
    • Freight rates and Tariff structures including commodity, weight or volume; advantages and drawbacks.
    • Container tariffs – their structure and relevance.
  • Commercial geography – introduction
    • Continents, Oceans, Currents, Canals & Waterways, Geographical regions (e.g. Far East, Mediterranean, S.E. Asia etc.). Location of major countries, ports, straits, bay, gulf, sea & canals.

Module 4

Containerization & Multimodal Transport in India.

  • Containerization, Multimodal Transport and Business Economics
    • Operations and modes of container shipments
    • Types of Containers and ISO Containers (FCL/LCL ops)
  • Containerization in India.
  • Loss Prevention Measures
  • Insurance in Containerisation and Multimodal Transport
  • Legislation on Multimodal Transport.
    • The Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act. 1993 (No. 28 of 1993)
    • Multimodal Transport Document Rules
    • Amendments to the Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act. 1993.
  • Customs Conventions Multimodal Transport in Containers
  • Container Handling Systems and Equipments
  • Global Container Control System
    • Container Tracking and Logistics System
    • Need for Global Container Movement

Module 5

Port Coordination

  • Functions of sea ports
  • Ports as a logistics integrator
  • Operational Process of bulk cargo ( includes survey issues)
  • Operational Process of Liquid cargo ( includes survey)
  • Operational Process of containers ( vessel planning versus yard planning / cut-off)
  • Port Tariff ( understanding basics of framing and use in business development)
  • Agency work in shipping – duties / challenges /legal position
  • Agent and port coordination – ship calling / handling / payments
  • Documentation issues in ports ( especially for ship entry and clearance)
  • Storing / release of cargo from ports
  • Documentation aspects in port handling

Module 6

Smart Logistics & Supply Chain Analytics

  • Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Analytics
  • Role of Transportation in Logistics and SCM
    • Modes of Transport
    • Legal Classification of carriage
    • Transportation of Hazardous Material
    • Documentation & Cost Structure
  • Integrated Logistical system and the supply chain
  • Information Systems
  • Supply Chain strategies and Implementation
  • Economics of scale in supply Chain
  • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Organization
  • 3 PL, 4PL & 5PL Definitions and Scope
    • LSCM Alliances 3PL + 4 PL = 7PL
      • Principal, advantages and outsourcing.
    • Ingredients of Logistics Partnership
    • Risk of Logistics Outsourcing
    • Risk reduction measures.
  • Relationship Management
    • Developing Collaborative Relationship
      • Initial Relationship
      • Implementing Relationship
      • Developing Trust
      • Building Trust in Relationship
    • Measurements and Improvement of LSCM Services and Performance
      • Identification of LSCM Activity for Measurement
      • Evaluation of Managerial Performance
      • Performance Measures
      • Measurement of Performance of Higher Executives


Study Materials

Subject wise books will be provided to each participant. The content is written in simple English language which is very easy to understand.

Projects and Assignments

Each lecture will be followed by projects and assignments to enable participants thoroughly understand the subject matter.


After completion of course, an assessment will be conducted by Logistics Sector Skill Council.

Mark sheet and Certificate

After successfully clearing Logistics Sector Skill’s assessment, the candidate will be awarded NSQF 6 Level “EXIM Manager” Certificate.


EXIM Manager  is 6 Months, Instructor Led, Live Online Course.


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