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Transport Management in Supply Chain


Transportation in Supply Chain

The physical transportation of goods is one of the most important elements in a wider logistics strategy. Effective, intelligent transport management can have a positive impact on the overall efficiency of the supply chain from beginning to end. These days, even the smallest of business have endless options to consider for the transportation of their goods. Making the right choice is a matter of considering an extensive range of inter-connected variables, including that of whether to outsource logistics. As logistics in general is in a constant state of evolution, transport management is a specialist field that focuses on continuous improvement, optimisation and service-improvement.

Discover the true value of efficient transportation in supply chain operations, with this inspiring tutorial. Explore the various modes of transport an organisation can utilise, along with intermodal transport and how to determine optimum transport frequency. Learn how additional service providers can play a role in transport management, including the option of outsourcing logistics (partially or completely) to third-party organisations.



  • Discuss the Transport Rate in the Context of Transport Management.
  • Describe the kinds of transport used in supply chains

Programme Content


  • Transport Rate
  • Mode of Transport
  • Intermodal Transport
  • Other Types of Intermodal Transport
  • Third-Party Carriers
  • Choice of Ownership
  • Other Services

Target Audience

  • Managers, supervisors and team leaders
  • Confident , self motivated and passionate candidates
  • Supply chain workers seeking for CPD
  • Logistics managers looking to expand knowledge and skills
  • Candidates looking to enhance their CVs
  • Anyone interested in developing knowledge and skills


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course Duration 10 Hours
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