Transport

5 Modules 17 Weeks 1 Assignments
Up to 85 verified hours contribute towards CPD Points
$650.00

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Transporting goods is simply a matter of moving things from A to B, right? Wrong. Freight transport is a complicated affair that requires careful planning, strategic operations, an efficient supply-chain and on-time delivery. Think of it as the connector in a circuit. If the loop isn’t closed, the product (like an electrical current) won’t reach its intended destination. With this online short course, you’ll get an in-depth understanding of the structure and operation of all types of freight transport, including planning and demand, regulation, control and business practices related to the industry. You’ll discover the ins and outs of supply chain operations including its evolution, its role in customer service, optimal business methods and principle activities that drive supply chain operations. And, you’ll unpack the important topic of green logistics in markets that are complex, expanding and increasingly competitive.

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The course will also build on a knowledge base of best business practice, equipping you with practical skills in marketing and product positioning, managing information, reporting and finance. It’s specifically designed for those involved in freight transport across the board including, planners, operators, managers, forwarders, logisticians, supply chain managers, customer service managers and more. With this online short course presented by the IMM Graduate School, you’ll be powered-up with the skills you need to deliver… Every time.

What you will learn:

  • Best business practices in marketing, PR, communications, information and finance
  • How to apply sound management practices
  • How to plan, organise and manage teams and individuals
  • How to evaluate information to incorporate into a business plan
  • The role and structure of freight transport operations in supply chains, locally and internationally
  • Key factors in freight transport including planning and demand, regulation, control and business
  • Freight transport operation planning techniques, technology and resources
  • The role and structure of supply chains in various industry settings
  • Influencing factors in supply chain operations including: the rise in customer service, technology and competition
  • The main activities that drive supply chain operations including sourcing, production, warehousing, inventory, transportation and customer service
  • How to measure and monitor the performance of a supply chain
  • The impact of sustainable and green practices on freight transport, logistics and supply chain operations, now and in the future
  • How to assess, measure and monitor the environmental impact of operations and green business practices in freight transport

Where this course could take you:

Here are some career opportunities this short course will help you work towards:
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Freight Transport Planner, Operator or Manager
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Fleet Manager
  • Terminal Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Logistics Services Salesperson
  • Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Logistician
  • And other careers related to Transport, Distribution, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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