Plan and organise the international forwarding of freight by road and rail transport

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Assessment Template
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Competency Mapping Template
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1

Select routing for road and rail freight transport

1.1

Requirements for international road and rail freight transport services are confirmed and clarified with customer

1.2

Critical logistics aspects of freight transport are determined, analysed and considered in planning freight forwarding solution/s

1.3

Checks are made to ensure all conventions for international road and rail freight transport are fulfilled

1.4

Special transport services advice is sought as required

1.5

Suitable routing for road and rail freight transport is selected after considering options available and analysing risks involved

1.6

Alternative routing options are identified for possible use in contingencies

2

Advise on and organise packaging, packing, stowage and storage of freight for road and rail transport

2.1

Given cargo type, transport mode, destination and selected route/s, suitable options for packaging, packing, stowage and storage of freight are determined

2.2

Container types suitable for road and rail freight transport and appropriate for freight type, are reviewed and appropriate options are selected

2.3

Restrictions on dimensions of containers for transport by road and/or rail are considered when selecting container types

2.4

Pricing of containers and other forms of freight packaging suitable for road and rail freight transport is calculated and advice is provided to customer

2.5

Advice is provided to customer on selection, loading and packing of suitable container types and other forms of freight packaging

2.6

Documentation required is prepared in accordance with regulatory requirements and standard operating procedures

2.7

Advice on packaging, packing, stowage and storage of freight is provided to customer

3

Assist in organising insurance for road and rail freight transport

3.1

Risks involved in the planned road and rail freight forwarding solution are identified and analysed

3.2

Transport and liability insurance requirements for the proposed forwarding solution are evaluated and considered

3.3

Assistance in selecting and organising appropriate insurance options is provided to the customer as per applicable regulatory requirements and standard operating procedures

4

Organise permits and authorisations needed for road and rail freight transport

4.1

Documentation requirements are determined for cargo, transport mode/s and selected routing concerned, including all permits and authorisations

4.2

Documentation requirements are organised and processed in accordance with standard procedures and applicable regulatory requirements

5

Liaise with freight forwarding global network

5.1

Appropriate liaison with agents, carriers and others in the global network and supply chain is conducted to plan and organise freight forwarding project

5.2

Appropriate information is communicated when liaising with the freight forwarding global network in accordance with regulatory requirements and standard operating procedures

6

Track international cargo being forwarded by road and rail transport

6.1

International cargo being transported by road or rail freight transport is tracked and traced during freight forwarding project using available systems and technologies

6.2

Problems with transit of freight identified during tracking activities are evaluated and appropriate actions are initiated to address these problems in accordance with standard procedures

6.3

Advice on progress of international road and rail freight transport project and actions taken to address unexpected contingencies, is provided to customer

7

Complete required documentation and records

7.1

All forms and other documentation required for planned freight forwarding project are completed in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and standard operating procedures

7.2

Records of arrangements and transactions made are kept in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and standard operating procedures