NQF3 – Surface Freight Elective – R32 060 ex VAT
This Qualification is to provide learners with the conceptual framework and the skills necessary to perform routine functions within the Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance environment. This Qualification is intended to equip learners to operate cross-functionally within the Freight Forwarding and Customs Compliance environment of the international logistics industry.
Learners who successfully complete this Qualification will be able to:
Apply the competencies of numeracy and literacy to everyday work related situations.
Adhere to the required processes and procedures related to the import and export of internationally traded goods.
Use geographic and logistics concepts to carry out routine import and export policies and procedures.
This Qualification aims to assist people entering a career in the freight forwarding and customs compliance field and those already working in it maintain and improve their competencies in fulfilling and anticipating the needs of their clients and customers. It will create the opportunity:
For a career path.
- To provide process and service standards.
- To improve productivity.
- To improve service delivery.
It has been estimated that logistics costs as a whole constitute at least 14% of the cost of goods in South Africa, which is at least 50% above the global norm. A large proportion of this overspend is attributed to inefficiencies caused by lack of competence. In order to become world competitive South Africa Limited needs to deliver its goods on time at the right place and at an acceptable cost. To do this requires the establishment and maintenance of world class supply chains. Competent international logistics and supply chain management practitioners and support staff are required for this purpose. This is a Qualification in a series for learners who want to follow a career in the field of freight forwarding and Customs compliance. This Qualification focuses on developing skills and knowledge necessary to perform in a competent manner in this industry.