Supply Chain in Upstream: Transit & Shipping


The Transit function, generally part of the Procurement, is aiming at transporting to a requester Goods from one Vendor located at a point of origin to the country of use. In the Oil & Gas industry this final destination may be an isolated/remote area of difficult access.

This makes the Transit & Shipping function an essential element of the operational Supply Chain efficiency.

Transporting industrial equipment from one point in the world to the opposite within schedule and with an efficient control of the cost is a condition of success of the Oil and Gas development Projects.

In module 1, the course defines the Supply Chain in the Upstream Industry and identifies the role and actors of Transit within the Supply Chain.

In module 2, the course reviews the regulatory frame of the Freight Forwarding activity, defines the key players, reviews the Incoterms, defines the liabilities and the role of the Freight Forwarder, the customs regulations and the packaging of the shipments including the Dangerous Goods. Trainees will review the evolution of the 2020 Incoterms in comparison to the 2010 version.

Exercises along the course will allow the trainees to practice and use the Incoterms.

In Module 3, the course studies the international Air Freight Forwarding activity: The actors, the regulatory framework of international air freight, the documents and contract and the organization of the Air Transport.

Module 4 explains the international Sea Freight Forwarding activity: The legal framework, the documents and contract and the execution of the international sea transport contract.

Module 5 details the international Land Freight Forwarding activity: the legal framework, the documents and contract, the liabilities and insurances.

Module 6 addresses the specific issue of the international transport of Dangerous Goods which is common in Oil and Gas industry: The international regulations, the Classification and Identification of DG, the Packing, Marking and Labelling. It explains the documentation necessary to transport and store the Dangerous Goods.

This course gives guidelines and good practices in order to properly follow-up the shipment of your Purchase Order.

It gives sound knowledge of International Trade and the physical organization of international transportation chain.


Any personnel involved in the Expediting, shipping of Goods and Logistics. 


Upon completion of this course the attendants will have a complete view of the various tasks of the Transit and Shipping functions. They will be able to enhance their efficiency in the numerous positions of a Transit department.


The training will be completed by an online test on EvalBox. Upon completion of the training, including the test, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance issued by Adinergy.



Content of the Course

Definition of the Supply Chain & Role of Transit in the Supply Chain

Definition of the Supply Chain & Role of Transit in the Supply Chain

Overview: It is interesting to compare the Supply Chains of a...

International Freight Forwarding

International Freight Forwarding

Overview: International transportation is a complex chain linking and...

International Air Freight Forwarding

International Air Freight Forwarding

Overview: This module is a deep study of the Air Freight organization....

International Sea Freight Forwarding

International Sea Freight Forwarding

Overview: This module is a deep study of the Sea Freight...