Transport Planning and Management

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Transport Planning and Management

  • Format: Classroom
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Accredited: CPE, KHDA Certified training courses
Transport Planning and Management


Date Venue Fee CPE Credit
Date: 07-11 Jul 2024
Venue: Cairo
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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Date: 28 Oct-01 Nov 2024
Venue: Dubai
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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Date: 16-20 Dec 2024
Venue: Doha
Fee: US $5,950
CPE Credit: 30
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The transport component of the supply operations budget is often the largest single item and, as it responds to indirect demand. The strategic approach to the planning and organizing of your transport resources and requirements can lead you to get value for money.

Efficient transport management is critical to flow of inventory through the supply pipeline. The choice of the modes of transport affects performance and competitiveness, as it provides the link between supply and demand.

The understanding and minimization of the cost drivers for transportation brings about the competitive advantage to the organization. It is therefore a foundational enabler in economic trade, and thus the effective and efficient management is vital and contributes to cost savings.

Participants attending this EuroMaTech Transport Planning and Management training course will develop the following competencies:

  • Understand the process of the Supply and Demand Chain in transport Planning
  • Understand and manage the appropriate INCOTERM for efficiency and effectiveness
  • Improve the transportation Planning by using the appropriate mode of transport
  • Sharpen your negotiation skills
  • Improve transportation operations

This EuroMaTech Transport Planning and Management training course aims to enable participants to:

  • Examine the most effective transportation practices
  • Learn new trends in transportation management
  • Study the use of different modes of transport to optimize cost
  • Develop a strategy to better manage transport movement
  • Examine the hazardous material handing requirements
  • explore new methods and technologies in transportation
  • Analyze the function of transportation management


This EuroMaTech Transport Planning and Management training course is designed specifically for those professionals who are new or relatively new to transport Management

  • Transport Professionals, Supervisors and Co-coordinators
  • Freight Professionals, Supervisors and Co-Coordinators
  • Purchasing Supervisors and executives
  • Distribution and Warehouse Supervisors and co-coordinators
  • Buyers and Contract management executives
  • Executives in logistics and transport industry
  • Logistics and Operations Executives
Training methodology

This EuroMaTech Transport Planning and Management training course will combine presentations with interactive practical exercises, supported by video materials, activities and case studies. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively in relating the principles of transport management to the particular needs of their Organisation.


Success in the Transportation sector relies almost exclusively on efficient processes, keeping asset utilization and productivity high and cost low. In short, high performance is key to success. If these become the predominant and passionate focus of the provider, everything else follows.

This EuroMaTech Transport Planning and Management training course is focused on the most modern techniques for the improved management of transport management using the best in class transport configurations. It is concerned with all the areas responsible in the process including cost management, hazardous and dangerous materials handling, and optimizing operations and understanding lead-time and transit time constraints.

DAY 1 - Introduction to Transportation Management
  • The Supply Chain Management and Transportation Implications
  • Terminologies in transportation
  • The transportation process for freight movement
  • Transport documentation
  • Carrier characteristics and services
  • Selecting the type of mode or intermodal system 
DAY 2 - Transportation in International Trade
  • Transport Performance Characteristics influencing modal choice
  • Choosing specific carrier within the selected modes
  • Transportation cost factors and concepts
  • Import and Export procedures
  • Cost factors in transportation pricing
  • Documentary Credits and its implication on the freight terms
DAY 3 - Transportation of Hazardous and Dangerous Materials
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • Rules governing hazardous materials transportation
  • Naterials handling in transportation - Containerization
  • Hazardous materials transportation - Security, Safety, Health and Environment (S.S.H.E)
  • Marine Cargo insurance
DAY 4 - Managing Transportation Operations
  • International Commercial Terms (Incoterms) and its application
  • Air carrier selection criteria
  • Ocean carrier selection criteria
  • Obtaining insurance coverage
  • Managing truck delivery operations
  • Utilizing modern tracking technology
  • Effective use of consolidation
  • Measuring transportation performance
DAY 5 - Transportation Management System
  • Planning and optimizing of global transport
  • Management of air and maritime transport
  • Vehicles tracking
  • Service quality control
  • Vehicle Load and Route optimization
  • Shipment batching of orders

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    EuroMaTech is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

    Euromatech is a Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) approved training institute in Dubai, licensed and approved to deliver training courses in the UAE.

    The KHDA is the regulatory authority in the UAE, that oversees administering, approving, supervising, and controlling the activities of various education providers in the UAE.  We are proud of our commitment to ensuring quality training courses and status as a KHDA-approved training provider.

    Taught by our team of highly qualified trainers, our KHDA approved training courses will provide you with an enriching learning experience and practical knowledge that will help you future-proof your career and support professional development within your organisation.

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