Transport by road

Transport is the connecting link between all components the supply chain. New concepts are emerging every day but this is absolutely necessary to meet the challenges in terms of respect for environment and planet, traceability and close follow up of customer service and cost of the operation, changing customer behaviour . Every company is therefore looking for methods and solutions to organise the operation as (cost) efficiently as possible. Would you also like to take a thorough look at your transport organisation? Then follow our basic training on transport by road course!


In this programme, we focus on all aspects of road transport. In short, the perfect basis for taking a close look at your transport and optimising it.

Some of the topics that will be covered during this master class:

  • Objectives and dimensions of road transport
  • Characteristics, aspects, organisation, regulation of road transport
  • Life cycle of a shipment and different functions within road transport
  • Fulfilment of a transport mission: Components of the transport 'file'
  • Support of the fulfilment by a TMS or transport management system
  • Driving and rest times
  • Principles of route and trip planning
  • Cargo insurance
  • Cost structure and optimisation
  • Data analysis and choice of transport solutions
  • Outsourcing or insourcing
  • Tracking, tracing, control tower and POD
  • Digital evolutions and trends

After this training you will have all the knowledge in your hands:

  • Organising and managing road transport.
  • to understand and implement digitisation of transport
  • getting costs and service in the best possible balance
  • to contribute to an outsourcing dossier
  • take on a task as dispatcher or transport manager
  • to run the control tower + follow up of POD and OTIF

Target group and organisation

This training is aimed at everyone who is or will be responsible for transport management or dispatching. Transport planners, dispatchers, transport managers, warehouse managers, supply chain specialists, cost controllers and all functions that come into contact with transport.

Consultants, software specialists, trainers, accountants who need a practical insight into transport will also find what they are looking for here.

During the e-learning you will have the time to get acquainted with the concepts that will be discussed in the workshop and to practice these in advance. In addition, a forum will also be made available. This will be the 'place' for questions and discussions with fellow students and the teacher. In this way the group dynamics will be strengthened both online and offline.

The 5 digital workshops or the 3 physical workshops are organised at fixed times and both the instructor and all students take part. The workshops serve to provide further clarification of the theory and to make more complex exercises aimed at its practical application. Experiences are also exchanged between the course members. Active participation and dialogue between lecturers and course members is always central to the workshops.


The training with digital workshops costs € 1950 excluding VAT.

The training with physical workshops costs € 2350 excl. VAT.

You will receive a high-quality programme and access to the e-learning platform with theory, exercises and a digital discussion group where you can communicate with lecturers and fellow students!

Subsidy opportunities

Programme 5 digital workshops

  • Support: Preparatory digital support for the participant
  • Workshop 1: Kick off + introduction + 5 dimensions + objectives
  • E-learning: Legal & technical aspects, permits, incoterms
  • Workshop 2: Transport file or order to pay cycle (order to cash)
  • E-learning: Basic concepts driving & rest times, tachograph, kilometer allowance
  • Workshop 3: Practice driving & rest times, tachograph + impact on planning
  • E-learning: Decomposing, planning, execution of tasks of transport fulfilment
  • Workshop 4: Practice drop size, route planning, choice of transport + case study
  • E-learning: Load insurance, track & trace, cost aspects
  • Workshop 5: TMS + outsourcing + cost control + control tower + trends

After the training, the Zelco learning platform will remain available free of charge for another 6 months.

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