Learn about the main transport modes in this Allyn International Introduction to transport modes logistics training.
Click this link and visit as a guest to view a short demonstration of this online eLearning course.
Following this course, the student should be:
- familiar with the most common transport modes.
- able to select a transport mode appropriate to a specific situation.
- able to exchange in a credible manner with customers, freight forwarders, and other parties in relation to transport modes.
Introduction to transport modes training content:
In this online logistics training, we will look at some essential information related to the main transport modes, the different means used to transport cargo or freight.
We will start by introducing cargo transportation in general, presenting the main involved parties, and listing the main modes.
We will then look separately and in some more details at the Truck (Ground), Air, and Ocean transport modes before briefly reviewing the two, somewhat less common, Rail and Barge transport modes.
We will then close this module by looking at a transport example and going over some key points.
Interactive parts are available to assist with the learning and validate the knowledge acquired in this logistics training.
A final exam is available and will help validate the acquired knowledge.
In this training, we will be introducing the main transport modes you may work with as a logistics coordinator. The information will be high level, introductory only. For more advanced information please refer to mode-specific training materials and options.
The total run time of this logistics training is approximately 55 minutes.
The user experience will be longer due to interactive parts and reflection time.