Learn about standard and oversized road transport, rail transport and barge transport in this Allyn International online inland transport logistics training.
Following this course, the student should be:
• familiar with the all most common inland transport modes.
• able to determine if a cargo or load is of legal size or is oversized.
• able to select the best inland transport mode.
• able to price, book, and coordinate an inland transport.
• able to exchange in a credible manner with customers, freight forwarders, and other parties in relation to inland transport.
• understand some of the main legal and documentary requirements.
European ground and inland transport training content:
In this online logistics training, we will look at some essential information related to inland transport in Europe.
We will start by introducing inland transport and the modes which compose this transport category as well as review the main involved parties and logistics providers.
We will then discuss the difference between legal and oversized cargo and help you understand how to determine in which category your cargo or load falls.
The next part will concern the standard road transport modes: Full Truckload (FTL) and Less Than Truckload (LTL). We will review these in details, and address what they are, how to book them, what equipment they use, how they work and how to price them.
We will close this part by looking at some standard road transport related documentation, legislation, and restrictions.
In the second half of this training, we will look at oversized road transport before moving on to rail transport and inland waterways, barge transport – here also providing enough information to ensure you understand the essentials of these modes.
We will then wrap up this inland transport logistics training before you move on to a final exam which will help validate the information acquired in this inland transport module.
The total run time of this logistics training is approximately 205 minutes.
The user experience will be longer due to interactive parts, exam and reflection time.
This training is focused on inland transport and should be considered mainly as a logistics buyer, logistics coordinator essential knowledge training.
Further general information about our eLearnings can be found here and some of our used material can be viewed on our logistics blog logisticselearning.com.