- Minimum of 5 credits, including English and Mathematics at two sittings.
- Recognise the benefits of transport management systems
- Outline the roles and responsibilities of a transport manager
- Summarise the importance of permits and licensing in road haulage
- Identify the challenges of transport management systems
- Discuss how to manage a road freight transport
- All Individuals
Transportation is the movement of people, goods, and animals from one place to another through air, land or sea. Transport management is essential because it enables trade between people, an essential part of civilization advancement. In supply chains, transportation management solutions are vital. A good transportation management system gives you information to efficiently plan and execute your logistics. In this course, we introduce you to the transportation management system (TMS), its challenges, and its benefits, including how to handle the important operations of transport management. We will cover the skills and training required to become a transport manager, highlight some of the challenges of transport industries in the UK and show you the terms used in road freight transport.
Transport managers play an integral role in any transport operation. They not only provide a practical operational backbone to a company but also the critical link between the various elements that ensure compliance with many relevant pieces of legislation. Besides learning the roles and responsibilities of a transport manager, we discuss the authorizations and permits you may require to operate vehicles. We demonstrate how to apply for a standard international operator’s license and a bilateral permit. Explore the types of transport services offered in Great Britain and the importance of quality contract schemes to transport management. Licensing ensures the safe and proper use of public service vehicles (PSVs).
This course is open to anyone who wants to know more about logistics and transport in Nigeria.
By the end of this course, you will gain invaluable knowledge in transport management. So why wait? Enrol now