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A course designed to develop expert knowledge in the areas of Multimodal and Last Mile logistics.
The range of transport modes and their usage within logistics operations bite size course provides you with an insight into the many different modes of transport that are available within a logistics operation as well as their overall usage and purpose. The bite size course has been interactively designed online to give you the easiest and most beneficial learning experience.
The course has been divided into two main topics; transport modes and characteristics, which covers the range of transport modes available in logistics and provides you with a better understanding of their characteristics. The second topic goes on to explain what is meant by the terms; Multimodal and Last Mile logistics and the typical purposes of each. The course finishes by exploring the factors that can affect the transportation of goods.
The main objective of the course is to ensure that upon completion, you have a clear and concise understanding of transport modes and the use and purpose of each method. The practical information within this bite size course means you will be able to use your fresh knowledge immediately within your place of work.
By the end of this bite size course, you will have:
- A better understanding of the transport modes available in; rail, road, air and sea transportation
- An insight into which modes of transport are appropriate for certain freight situations e.g. domestic and international
- An understanding of what Multimodal and Last Mile Logistics are and how they’re used
- An overview of the factors that can affect the transportation of goods
Who is this course for?
This bite size course has been designed and developed for anyone who works within the transport industry – especially those whose day to day job consists of the transport and movement of goods. It is also a great learning tool for individuals who have a passion for the logistics industry who may have not yet moved into their desired career. Not only will this course enhance your previous knowledge of the subject, it will also build upon your existing understanding providing you with the knowledge basis that is required to gain a full understanding of the many transport modes and the wider logistics industry.
The bite size course is an online interactive learning programme, broken down in to topics. Throughout your learning you can use the self-test questions to cement your understanding and can pause and resume your studies whenever it is convenient.
On average the course takes three to four hours to complete, making it the perfect learning tool for Professionals with busy lives. In addition to the reading materials you will find infographics throughout your course to provide you with further insight on the topic you are studying.
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