Transport management

Do you have questions about organizing or purchasing transport? And would you like more insight into the activities in a transport and / or shipping department? Or do you want to know more about practical matters such as cost factors, price calculation and transport regulations?

Then take this 4-day course Transport and Distribution Management!

We deal with topics such as:

  • Objectives of transportation
  • Transport modes and their application
  • Cost factors in a transport activity
  • Trade-offs in the supply chain regarding transport
  • Planning of transports
  • Reverse logistics
  • Digitization & smart logistic
Session 1: Basic principles
  • Customer service as starting point
  • Importance of physical distribution
  • Life cycle of a shipment
  • Modes of transportation and their applications
  • Conditions of physical distribution
  • Functions in transportation 
  • Dropsize and distribution optimisation
  • Choice of the network
  • Principles of route planning
  • Dock facilities
Session 2: E-learning
  • Strategical distribution decisions 
  • Tactical transport organisation
  • Operational transport organisation
  • Customs
  • Insurances
  • Incoterms
  • Modes of transportation
  • Lean and green
  • ISO codes
Session 3: Practical applications
  • Transportregulations and administration
  • Incoterms
  • Costs of physical distribution
  • How to choose a partner
  • Cost calculations
  • Organisation of a distribution platform
  • Transport & packaging 
Session 4: Smart Logistics
  • Reverse logistics
  • Information and communication flow
  • Board computers
  • Transport Management System
  • Fleet management
  • Virtual inventory management
  • Modern visions