Module 4: International Physical Distribution

This module addresses the merits of the different modes of transport, including factors relating to the choice of transport. It will provide you with an understanding of the different Incoterms, with a view to enabling you to choose the appropriate terms of a company's international business. You will also learn to manage the administration of a company’s international trade, understand a range of documents and their functions. Finally, you will learn to appreciate the need for correct packing and insurance of goods, as well as having an effective relationship with international service providers.

Access this Module

By the time you have finished this module you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the impact of a range of significant economic conditions on international trade.
  • Understand the range of economic measures currently active in a country context.
  • Understand the main features of law relating to international trade. 
  • Assess third-party actions from a legal viewpoint