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4D Supply Chain Consulting

4D Supply Chain Consulting (4D) is an independent logistics and supply chain consultancy providing unique expertise to solve clients’ end-to-end logistics and supply chain challenges. In addition to consultancy, 4D offers a range of supply chain and logistics training courses, covering key high-risk technical topics delivered by industry experts with years of experience. As a deugro group enterprise, 4D has partnered with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), along with the Supply Chain & Logistics Technology Program to provide short certificate courses/micro-credentials. In fall 2020 they launched Incoterms®2020 Made Easy.


Notice: After registration, please expect a delay of UP TO 7 BUSINESS DAYS for the learning management system to send an email with a link and user name.

Intercorms® 2020 Made Easy Digital Certificate and Badge

With the successful completion of this short course/micro-credential, the participant will receive a CILT endorsed certificate of completion along with a digital badge. In addition to the certificate, the digital badge offers participants a new way to promote their progress and understanding on specific topics with industrial significance. The digital badge can be used in e-mail signatures, as well as on social media to paint a complete picture of a participant’s skills and achievements.

These badges can be compiled into online participant portfolios and out-of-class learning achievements that have been awarded. Digital badges in education indicate individual success, abilities and skills, as well as demonstrate to employers your drive to engage in salient global topics for professional development.

Register now and start with your new digital education currency! 

Course: Intercorms® 2020 Made Easy

This course is a comprehensive e-learning course aimed to provide a solid foundation in the knowledge and application of Incoterms® 2020 rules backed by real market case studies and scenarios.

  • Individual e-learning course
  • Recap quiz to test your understanding after each section
  • Duration: 1-3 hours
  • Language: English
  • CILT endorsed Certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion
  • Digital badge

This foundation level course is suitable for everyone including students in the transport and logistics sector, contracting and procurement professionals, logistics specialist and freight forwarders.


Bill of Lading Made Easy

A comprehensive e-learning course aimed to provide a solid foundation in the knowledge and application of Bill of Lading rules backed by real market case studies and scenarios.

Objectives

  • understand a bill of lading (B/L) and its purpose
  • define the various types of B/Ls and their importance
  • determine the risks associated with B/Ls and how to mitigate them
  • identify and select the B/Ls best suited for shipments
  • understand how to create comprehensive and clear B/L instructions; and
  • explain the best practices while dealing with a B/L

Course Details

  • Individual e-learning course
  • Recap quiz to test your understanding after each section
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Language: English
  • Final Assessment with a maximum 3 attempts. Passing mark is set at 70%
  • CILT endorsed Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon completion of the entire module

Register now and start with your new digital education currency! 

Register now for $79

Letter of Credit Made Easy

A comprehensive e-learning course aimed to provide a solid foundation in the knowledge and application of Letter of Credit rules backed by real market case studies and scenarios.

Objectives

  • understand what a letter of credit (LC) is and its purpose
  • understand the dynamics and terminology of an LC and the role of each party involved
  • describe the process of issuing of an LC
  • identify and select the LC that is best suited for your shipment
  • understand the rules of issuance and uses of an LC
  • determine the risks involved with an LC and how to mitigate them; and
  • understand the best practices while using an LC

Course Details

  • Individual e-learning course
  • Recap quiz to test your understanding after each section
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Language: English
  • Final Assessment with a maximum 3 attempts. Passing mark is set at 70%
  • CILT endorsed Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon completion of the entire module
Register Now for $95

Testimonial

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Candice R. Allen
Supply Chain & Logistics Technology, BS Graduate, 2020

“After completing the Incoterms 2020 Made Easy by 4D, I now participate in discussions that add value, save money, leverage our resources and minimize risk for all logistics transactions in my everyday work"