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Movement of Goods

Movement of Goods


Virtual Workshop


8 x 2 hours

Understanding the Movement of Goods in a National and International Contexts

This subject offers foundational knowledge for the movement of goods in both a national and international levels. It explores how transport operators adapt to the unique attributes of goods and situate these movements within the broader framework of logistics. Important aspects covered include choice of mode, vehicle, and route, along with a comprehensive understanding of the external and internal factors associated with modal infrastructures. Additionally, the importance of infrastructure placement and the operation of interchanges, supported by essential information links are emphasised.

Key Content

Characteristics of goods impact on their handling

Safety and security requirements of goods to be moved

Variety of sources and destinations of goods

Impact of the collection and delivery site characteristics and constraints

Characteristics of the various modes of transport and their infrastructure requirements

Mature, management and resource requirements of the modal nodes

Types of movement and their resource requirements

Safety and security issues involved in undertaking movements

Applying logistics principles and practices in relation to the movement of goods

Course Format


8 x 2 hours


Virtual Workshop via Zoom

Work-based activities, including presentations, group work and case studies

Develop a thorough comprehension of the intricate processes involved in the movement of goods within various supply chain systems

Acquire specialised skills to effectively plan, manage, and optimise the transportation of goods across different modes and routes

Gain insights into international trade regulations and customs procedures, ensuring smooth cross-border movement while adhering to legal requirements

Learn strategies to identify and mitigate potential disruptions during the movement of goods, enhancing the reliability of supply chains

Master the art of maintaining accurate documentation and records, vital for ensuring the seamless flow of goods and reducing administrative errors

Develop proficiency in coordinating and integrating various transportation modes, enabling you to design efficient and cost-effective logistics solutions

Benefits for you

Understand key aspects of goods movement on both national and international levels

Gain insights into the safety and security requirements essential for the movement of goods

Enhance your ability to make informed choices on modes, vehicles, and routes based on various parameters

Familiarise yourself with various sources, destinations, and the complexities of collection and delivery sites

Benefits for your organisation

Benefit from decisions made based on a deep understanding of goods' characteristics and their impact on handling

Adapt to a variety of sources and destinations, capitalising on the best opportunities for goods movement

Optimise the allocation and usage of resources required for different modal nodes

Capitalise on knowledge of different types of movement and their specific resource requirements

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