Freight forwarding trainee program

More than 30 years of freight forwarding trainee experience is now being offered to an international audience


Many years of experience running a Freight Forwarding trainee program, is now being transformed into a international freight forwarder trainee program.

A program developed and executed by Danish Freight Forwarders Association in collaboration with International Business College Kolding in Denmark.

Our history is, that for more than 30 years, Danish Freight Forwarders and International Business College Kolding, Aarhus Business College and Roskilde Handelsskole have held a two-year trainee program to become a certified freight forwarder.

Since we started, more than 10.000 students have succesfully graduated, and has been an essential cornerstone in the Danish freight forwarding industry.

Currently danish educated freight forwarders are using their skills globally around the world.

Our experience, knowledge and competencies we have gathered over the years, is now being offered to an international audience in a trainee program, consisting of 4 modules online. The program will focus on road transportation, and has the 4 following headlines:

  • Introduction to forwarding
  • Road and rail transport in Europe
  • Law and international trade
  • Logistics/warehouse management and terminals.


Module 1: Introduction to freight forwarding

  • General forwarding
  • Conversion factors
  • Incoterms
  • Transport insurance
  • Freight calculation
  • Pallets and rules regarding wooden packaging

Module 2: Road and rail transport in Europe

  • Road and rail transport
  • Transport equipment
  • Permits / Weight and dimensions
  • Climate and environmental zones
  • Driving rest and time rules
  • Cabotage
  • Planning

Module 3: Law and International Trade

  • CMR Convention
  • International trade
  • Customs and customs documents
  • Free trade and free trade agreements (2 days with customs and int. Trade)

Module 4: Logistics / Warehouse management / terminals

  • Introduction to logistics
  • Supply Chain Management and VMI
  • Just-in-time and outsourcing
  • LEAN
  • Benchmarking
  • Terminal and warehouse setup

Practical information


The program consists of 4 modules – 3 days each with 6 hours live teaching per day – 09.00 -15.00 danish time.

The entire course extends over a 4 – 5 months period, and to graduate, you will have to pass an exam following each module.


All teaching is online, so it is possible with a global audience. The teaching and all hand outs is of course in English.


Members of Danish Freight Forwarders Association: DKK 24.995,- ex. VAT per person.

Non members: DKK 28.995,- ex. VAT per person.

The price includes teaching, material/hand outs and exams. There are a minimum of 12 participants per class.

Module 1:

Thursday November 24th 2022

Wedensday November 30st 2022

Thursday Fecember 8th 2022

Module 2:

Friday February 10th 2023

Tuesday Ferbuary 21st 2023

Tuesday March 7th 2023

Module 3:

Tuesday March 28th 2023

Week 15 (date to be announced)

Week 16 (date to be announced)

Module 4:

Thursday May 2nd 2023

Thurday May 9th 2023

Thursday May 18th 2023

More information & sign up:

If you have any questions or are interested in participating, pls send an e-mail to Jakob Størling at Danish Freight Forwarders Association at



Har du spørgsmål kan du rette henvendelse til:

Jakob Størling
Tlf. 3374 6727
Mobil 2212 4444