Techniques for Transport Managers: Best Practice

  • Start Date

    19 Oct, 2021

  • End Date

    22 Oct, 2021

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

On completion successful participants will:

  • Have an understanding of the volume of freight distributed by different modes of transport in various regions, globally.
  • understand the transportation techniques which are required to produce optimal, cost effective routes and be able to apply these techniques in various situations
  • have a knowledge of the information technology systems available to assist companies decide on the optimum location(s) of their distribution centres and produce optimum vehicle delivery
  • understand the impact of the various transport modes on today’s environment
  • understand the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing distribution services and the companies involved in this market
  • be fully aware of the performance measures used within the transport sector
  • understand the costs associated with road freight transport
  • understand the role of a freight forwarder in global transportation
  • have visited a freight facility



  • Traffic volumes in various countries
  • Transportation techniques (railway, road, sea, air, intermodal)
  • Selection of transport techniques for different distribution problems
  • Route planning demonstrations
  • Impact of freight transport on the environment and its future challenges
  • Information technology in the transport sector
  • Advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing within the transport sector
  • Performance measures in freight transport



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:              2nd – 5th February, 2021                             

2ND BATCH:             8th – 11th June, 2021

3RD BATCH:             19th – 22nd October, 2021

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
08 Jun, 2021 11 Jun, 2021
Start Date End Date
19 Oct, 2021 22 Oct, 2021
Start Date End Date
02 Feb, 2021 05 Feb, 2021
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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