MUMBAI: The Indian Institute of Freight Forwarders (IIFF), the training wing of Federation of Freight Forwarders’ Associations in India (FFFAI), has extended the closing date of registration for the second batch of distance learning course on Logistics, Shipping & Freight Forwarding to July 31, 2017. The tenth batch of class room diploma course on the same will start in August 2017.
The institute is offering a programmes which covers 16 modules in respect to International Logistics. FFFAI initiated the training establishment (IIFF) for Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders & Logistics companies in 2004.
The IIFF-FIATA Diploma in Logistics, Shipping and Freight Forwarding comprises a set of specialised modules and content that applies directly to the different areas of work related to Customs, freight forwarding, sea, air, road, rail transport and logistics business.
According to the distance learning course, there will be no classroom sessions and a crash course of 5 days will be offered to students before exams. Other details include: there will be periodic assignments, Indian and global students may apply for this course, online learning portal is available and final exams will be conducted in Mumbai and other locations.
Classes for the 10th batch of FFFAI Diploma in Logistics, Shipping and Freight Forwarding class room courses will be held on all Sundays from 9am to 6pm at FFFAI/IIFF building, located at 311-313, WT Patil Marg, Mahinder Chambers, Chembur in Mumbai. Course duration will be 1 year/300 hrs.
“The prime objective of FFFAI’s training initiative is to upgrade skill within the industry as well as to provide a platform to new participants from outside of the industry. The training activities include 1) workshops, diploma course in Logistics, Shipping & Freight Forwarding (distance learning) and diploma course in Logistics, Shipping & Freight Forwarding (classroom),” informed Mr Tej Contractor, President, IIFF.