Transport Management Course
- Tutor is available to students
Transport Management System is a system of moving freight from origin to destination in an efficient, timely, reliable and cost efficient manner. The freight managed by a TMS varies in sizes from small packages to bulk commodities.
The main functionalities of TMS are planning and decision making, transportation execution, transport follow-up and measurement. Companies that use TMS perform better by leaps and bounds compared to companies that still use traditional methods.
At the end of this course, students shall learn: (1) how to utilize transport efficiently (2) what road transport is; and (3) the concept of rail transport.
To achieve these goals, this course shall make use of interactive materials to present the concepts of the topics to be discussed. Assessments shall be done after the entire course to check for knowledge retention and understanding.
Delay can pose costly problems for companies. As such, every company has to look for ways to ensure that their goods or services are delivered in a timely manner to warrant customer satisfaction, quality of service, credibility and repeat business.
Knowledge of transport management is one of the most effective ways for companies to identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities, customer satisfaction opportunities, as well as strategies on how to reduce transportation costs while improving service.
Understanding ofTMS also provides greater collaboration between supply chains and supply circles.
- Unit 1 – Introduction to Transport Management
- Scope of public policy
- Role and nature of demand for transport
- Unit 2 – Using Transport Efficiently
- Qualities of efficient transport services
- Forms of transport and classification of services
- Unit 3 – Road Transport
- Road structure and road traffic control
- Vehicles, terminals, and power
- Unit 4 – Understanding Rail Transport
- Characteristics and importance of rail transport
- Railway history, development, and structure
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded an IOLEN Certificate of Achievement from IOLEN Accreditation. This should help validate their learning experience and skill, and can be used as a resume builder.
This course is divided into several modules and is delivered online through our interactive learning management system. Students are given access to the learning portal where they can access the course 24/7. This gives them complete control over the pace of their learning while also enabling them to study from home, in their offices or from a laptop while travelling.
Normative or minimum period of study to complete this is 45 hours. Take note that this is only an estimate. The duration of completing the course still depends on the learner’s pace and ability to absorb information. Additionally, as the course is delivered online, learners have the options to divide and study the course in multiple session or go through it in one go.
Learners will be given full access to this course for 12 months from the date of enrolment. During this period, learners are given the flexibility to complete the course at any-time.
- Allow you to keep up to date on the aspects of your career
- Give you an insight into your chosen career path
- Fill in the gaps of any knowledge you may not have
- Enhance your resume
- Show you are a committed learner
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