Transport management & distribution

Transport is the connecting link between all components of 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 look at how you can better control your transport flows and costs or manage better your partners in the network? Then follow t(his hands on training on managing your transport!


In this training course, we give an overview of the various factors and trends that have an impact on the costs and service level of transport. We also pay attention to the management of the partners without going into all the details of the operational processes.

Some of the topics covered during this master class:

  • Objectives and dimensions of transport
  • Typology of the transport and of the tasks that go together with the fulfilment of the transport order
  • the parties to the execution of the transport order
  • overview of documents and ground rules
  • cost factors of the various modes of transport
  • Outsourcing and follow-up of transport tasks
  • organisation of return flows
  • Concept and functioning of the 'control tower'
  • Concepts for TMS, POD and OTIF
  • mobility and digitisation of transport
  • Roadmap to good transport management

Target group and Organisation

This programme is aimed at everyone who is or will be responsible for transport management and who wants to work together on good terms with the various parties involved in the handling of transport assignments.

Consultants, software specialists, trainers, accountants who need a practical insight into transport are finding here what they ,need to better understand the context of their interventions.

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 4 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 € 1600 excluding VAT.

The training with physical workshops costs € 1900 excl. VAT.

For this 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 teachers and fellow students!

Subsidy opportunities


  • Support: Preparatory digital support for the participant
  • Workshop 1: Kick off + typology of transport + fulfilment and parties involved
  • E-learning: Documents and ground rules + cost factors of the transport modes
  • E-learning: Cost factors of the transport modes
  • Workshop 2: Costfactors of transport modes
  • E-learning: Choice of transport solutions
  • E-learning: Role of transport manager + follow-up + KPI
  • Workshop 3: Outsourcing, procurement and follow-up of transport tasks TMS systems
  • E-learning: Reverse logistics and organisation of return flows
  • E-learning: Mobility, digitisation, planning and follow-up
  • Workshop 4: Transport systems, control tower, roadmap to smart transport management

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

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