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Protecting Your Business with CIFFA STCs
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Protecting Your Business with CIFFA STCs

This interactive workshop highlights the important issues of forwarder liability and how to manage it in a rapidly changing market.  It describes the different risks forwarders face and the different types of insurance coverage available to protect them against these risks.  It further explains the law of principal and agent – a key to understanding the CIFFA Standard Trading Conditions, and clarifies this principle in the various paragraphs of the Standard Trading Conditions.    

This Webinar is hosted over two 1.5-hour sessions over a two-day period.

This webinar is free for CIFFA members. 

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Locations: Online
Exam Location: No Exam
Certificate : Letter of Completion
Final passing grade (%) : N/A
Certificate Expiry : N/A


Schedule & Topics:

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Learning Objectives:
  • Explain the law of principal and agent in the realm of the freight forwarding industry
  • Describe the types of insurance available to protect forwarders from various risks they face
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of the Customer and the Forwarder under the CIFFA Standard
         Trading Conditions with a detailed focus on its various paragraphs
  • Explain the difference between legislation/regulation and the CIFFA Standard Trading Conditions
Target Audience:

International freight forwarders, export managers, supervisors and agents, operations managers, customer service representatives, sales and quotation agents, exporters and importers, finance managers. 

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