Level 2 Logistics and Transport - Introduction to Movement of Goods - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 2 Logistics and Transport – Introduction to Movement of Goods

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Types of Goods: public goods; private goods; perishable goods; container cargo; liquid bulk; dry bulk; breakbulk; dangerous goods; indirect goods
  • Safe Handling of Goods: special handling; hazardous goods; perishable goods; the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road; the International Regulations concerning the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail; the IMDG Code or the Baltic Sea Memorandum; the International Air Transportation Association; sterile goods; movement of livestock; security of goods
  • Movement Methods: road, air, rail, sea; intermodal transport; intra-modal transport; combined transport
  • Appropriate Modes of Transport: sources; identifying the appropriate mode; destinations
  • Transport Planning and Scheduling: routing; regular service; non-regular service; hub and spoke route system; route patterns; linear route systems
  • Regulatory Requirements: customs regulations; licences and permits; transport documents; invoices; carnet; Certificates of Origin (COP); bills of lading; certificates of insurance; dock receipts; airway bills; dangerous goods declarations
  • Collection, Storage and Distribution Networks: reverse logistics (collections); Warehouse Management Systems (WMS); Electronic Data Interchange (EDI); route optimisation software; inventory control

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