The profession of international freight forwarding logistics specialist deals with the international exchange of goods worldwide, which means that with us you plan how goods get from A to B. You have to organise everything in advance.
To do this, you have to organise everything precisely beforehand. That means you have to know the origin or destination of the goods, the technical and economic conditions of the market and the wishes of the customers so that the goods arrive safely at the desired place at a certain time.
Traders in international freight forwarding logistics do all the necessary clarifications; this includes, for example, choosing the best possible transport solution for the goods (transport by lorry, train, ship or plane, for example).
But you also have to know about customs law and transport insurance and be familiar with foreign trade regulations.
The profession of international freight forwarding logistics clerk is a demanding, varied job in which you are in daily contact with the whole world and thus build up an international network of contacts.
You should have the following qualities for this profession:
- Interest in commercial work
- Flair for numbers
- Enjoy computer work
- Organisational skills
- Good knowledge of geography
- Enjoy foreign languages
If you are also outgoing, independent and able to work under pressure, then this is the right job for you.
Specialist with federal certificate of proficiency
Preparatory course for the Federal Vocational Examination for International Freight Forwarding and Logistics Specialist
Customs declarant with federal certificate of proficiency
Preparatory course for the Federal Vocational Examination for Customs Declarants