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Reefer Cargo Handling

Whatever your role in the 'Cold Chain', this course will have application in your workplace by explaining the complete movement of reefer cargo.

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What You'll Learn

'Reefer Cargo Handling' has been developed to provide a broad understanding of the handling and ocean transportation of goods under refrigeration.

Whatever part of the 'Cold Chain' you are working in, the course content will have application in your workplace by explaining the complete movement of reefer cargo.

Course Content

'Reefer Cargo Handling' has been developed to provide a broad understanding of the handling and ocean transportation of goods under refrigeration.

Whatever part of the supply chain you are working in, the course content will have application in your workplace by explaining the complete movement of reefer cargo.

This subject is an introduction to the course and provides instruction on how best to study it.

Reefer trade and transport topics covered:

  • Demand and supply of perishable products
  • Trade in refrigerated products
  • Ocean transport options
  • The reefer container

Topics covered in this subject are:

  • Cargo preparation
  • The reefer container
  • Transport to the container terminal
  • From shore to ship to shore
  • Container and cargo delivery

This subject covers commercial considerations, including documentation and the Bill of Lading and carrier liability.

Reefer Cargo Handling practice test and assessment.

Audience

Anyone working either in the shipping industry or in an organisation that has a connection with the movement of refrigerated goods by sea.

Objectives

The content of this course has been determined by a survey of Shipping Australia Limited’s members. 

The Reefer Cargo Handling course broadly aims to enable participants to be able to:

1. Outline the size and nature of global trade in perishable products. 

2. Explain the role of refrigeration in ocean transportation. 

3. Discuss the application of logistics management in maintaining the integrity of the Cold Chain. 

4. Identify individual responsibilities for the safe movement by sea of goods under refrigeration. 

5. Identify Bill of Lading functions and clauses specific to reefer cargo. 

6. Outline key elements of carrier and exporter/importer cargo liability. Detailed objectives are contained in the Introduction to each Subject.

Approval

This online course does not provide formal accreditation.

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