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Certificate in Shipping, Transportation and Logistics - Online Course

Certificate in Shipping, Transportation and Logistics



To introduce students to the main principles, processes and terminologies of logistics management.


The CSTL course provides students with the knowledge and skills required for managing shipping, transportation and logistics operations more efficiently, with focus on continuous improvement.


Upon completion of the CSTL training, students will be able to:

  • Understand the main financial statements
  • Understand what are the push and pull supply chain strategies
  • Understand the definition and difference of B2B and B2C
  • Differentiate between forward and backward scheduling
  • Explain how significant and insignificant numbering systems differ
  • Define types of inventory
  • Define reverse logistics
  • Learn routing guide
  • Define intermediaries in transportation
  • Understand different carrier types
  • Understand multi-modal transportation
  • Understand the methods to reduce transportation costs
  • Define transportation modes, advantages and disadvantages of them
  • Understand commons terms in international trade
  • Learn restrictions on export


Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Online delivery
  • Flexible schedule
  • Affordable cost
  • Relevant content

Target Audience

The CSTL training is intended for people who work in the customer service and fulfilment processes, and manage the inbound and/or outbound logistics operations. These processes are common to a company's own logistics operations as well as third and fourth party (3PL & 4PL) logistics providers.

Course Content

The CSTL course has been developed following the ADDIE methodology of curriculum development. BRASI’s Programme Advisory Group (BRASI PAG) is responsible for the development, assessment, and continuous improvement of BRASI’s training programmes, following the guidelines contained in the standard ASTM E-2659.

The CSTL curriculum offers the fundamental knowledge and the main tools used in logistics management. These include:

  • Shipping
  • Inventory analysis
  • Carrier selection
  • Export documentation
  • Cold chain management
  • Routing guide
  • Reducing transportation costs
  • Reverse logistics
  • Multimodal transportation and related operations


CSTL is a self-paced online training course and can be started at any time.

Delivery Mode

Students would gain 24/7 online access to self-paced learning modules and tests through the BRASI Learning Management System.

Learning Resources:

  • Online interactive training modules
  • Downloadable content
  • Print-ready handbooks
  • Examples, exercise files and a quiz for each module

Note: Live Q&A sessions are held to answer any specific questions and explain key concepts as needed. Participation in the Q&A sessions is optional and is not taken into account for the passing score.

Additional Info


Students would be required to take a final assessment after completing the course review.


In order to receive the certificate for this course students must obtain a minimum score of 70% in the final assessment. Certificates for all of the BRASI courses are issued centrally by BRASI and are downloadable.

Each BRASI certificate carries a unique ID for verification, and is valid for life.

Note: A CSTL certificate holder has an understanding of the various processes and phases in logistics. He or she is able to organise and manage processes and transactions in shipping, transportation and logistics.


Step 1: Students are required to create a free user account on the BRASI web site (no payment information is needed to create the account).

Step 2: Select the course(s) you would like to sign up for from the courses page (you can get more details about each course from this page)

Step 3: Proceed to checkout and be sure to enter the CTS College discount code BRASI-CTS to get 10% off (acceptable modes of payment include major credit cards and PayPal)

Note: The course is designed to be completed within three months. However, extensions are allowed upon request.

Fees & Payment

The course fee is posted on the BRASI website and is subject to change without notice. Cancellation is allowed within three days from the date of access to the course. Full refund is made within one week of cancellation.

Registration for BRASI courses can be done directly at the BRASI website. Training is conducted utilising BRASI online learning management system, and the certificate is issued by BRASI.

Coupon Code

Use this code to get 10% off: BRASI-CTS


Student Support

Please contact Brasi if you require any further information or support.

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