Level 5 Logistics & Transport Management Course | Certificate & Diplomas
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Level 5 – Logistics and Transport Operations Management

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The IoSCM Level 5 Logistics and Transport Management course is designed for individuals aspiring to senior management roles within the logistics and transport sector. Whether you are looking to train your team, or to enhance your own knowledge, this course provides the knowledge and skills required to advance successfully in logistics careers.

Course Introduction

By completing a Transport and Logistics course with the Institute of Supply Chain Management (IoSCM), you can increase your chances of career progression and salary uplift. Each IoSCM student receives much more than a qualification; they’re provided with the chance to grow, learn and develop as a professional with the support of our unrivalled expert tutors.

Through distance learning courses that are tailored to you, our logistics training ensures you have the skills you need to advance in your career. As well as our level 5 course, we also offer qualifications that suit all levels of experience, including: 

Our unique approach to transport management courses allows you to customise your IoSCM Level 5 Logistics and Transport training to match your career goals, current role or the objectives of your employer. IoSCM Transport and Logistics courses are internationally recognised, and have been designed by industry experts to deliver an unrivalled student experience. All study materials meet the National Occupations Standards (NOS).

We also work with businesses to train larger groups of employees. If you’re an employer seeking to develop your team, get in touch with our Course Advisors to find out more, by calling 0800 1422 522.

What are National Occupational Standards?

The NOS framework sets the UK standards expected of employees, along with the knowledge and skills they need to perform effectively, as approved by UK government regulators.

Studying the IoSCM Level 5 Transport and Logistics course, which complies with the NOS framework, will equip you or your team with the relevant skills and knowledge to be successful in your role.


Once you have completed your IoSCM Level 5 course, you will have an internationally recognised accreditation in Logistics and Transport from IoSCM.

You will also be awarded a Level 5 in Supply Chain and Operations from SFEDI Awards, an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation which is widely recognised across the Logistics and Transport industry.

As well as this, you will receive your APL Certification, which can be mapped to your future studies. We will also provide you with details of how your qualification level equates to different levels internationally.

What is Ofqual?

Ofqual is the government organisation that regulates the standard of qualifications and training providers in the UK. Qualifications which are regulated by Ofqual are highly regarded and sought after internationally.

IoSCM are Ofqual regulated, so you can rest assured that all of our logistics qualifications are high quality and a good investment of your time and money.


The IoSCM Level 5 Transport and Logistics course is roughly equivalent to an NVQ or BTEC in terms of the level of study required. Our courses are regulated by Ofqual, so you can trust that we’re meeting the high standards that you would expect from any college or university.

Our Logistics Management courses are widely recognised and sought after by employers, and are designed to give you the greatest possible chance of success with your logistics career. Each course equips you with relevant, industry-specific knowledge and skills which can be fully tailored to your interests and career goals.

We offer our logistics courses online, so you can conduct your studies in your own time and at your own pace. With our unique approach, you can shape your studies around your other commitments, as well as reducing the time and money you need to spend on travel and study resources. To find out more about how logistics training with IoSCM can benefit your career, contact our expert Course Advisors today on 0800 1422 522.

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Course Information

Read on below to find more information about the IoSCM Level 5 Logistics and Transport Management course.

If you need further details about this course, and you can’t find the answer here, please give our expert Course Advisors a call on 0800 1422 522. Our friendly advisors are always on hand to answer your questions, and can help you to find the best course for your needs.

Is this qualification suitable for me?

The IoSCM Level 5 Transport and Logistics course is designed for mid-level employees in supply chain or transport planning environments. This course can help to enhance your expertise in these industries, as well as developing your core management skills.   

Throughout the level 5 course, you will develop your knowledge in various technical areas, as outlined on the ‘Units’ tab above. On completion, your qualification will help you on your way to achieving valuable salary uplift and career progression. Such an achievement will also unlock previously unattainable logistics jobs and opportunities.

Whatever your experience, education and preferred learning style, we can tailor our qualifications to suit you. We offer a range of study methods including distance learning, NVQ style assessment and traditional academic routes, so you can choose a study format which suits your needs.

  • Do you currently work in the transport and logistics industry? Ask us about our work-based route. 
  • Do you have previous experience of working in the industry? Ask us about our experience route.
  • Do you have an academic background? Ask us about our research and reference route.
  • Are you completely new to the industry? Ask us about our online study route. 

To find out how our study methods can help you pass your level 5 course first time, speak to our team of highly-trained Course Advisors. They can explain your options clearly and simply, to help you choose the study route which is best for you.

Call us now for a free, no obligation consultation on 0800 1422 522.


This qualification will teach you the knowledge and skills you’ll need to improve operational efficiency within your role, as well as giving you the best chance of advancing into a senior or management level role. The course covers key areas of knowledge, including the movement of goods, the purpose of inventory management and relevant legislation.

Studying a Level 5 Logistics and Transport course with IoSCM will accelerate your career progression, particularly if you’re currently looking to move into a senior position within the industry.

For further details of what the IoSCM Level 5 Logistics and Transport course covers, take a look at the ‘Units’ tab above.


Our students have access to a customised learning platform which features a huge library of resources, mock tests, and the opportunity to interact with other students across the globe.

As well as unlimited access to our range of study materials, we also provide our students with self-assessments so you can track your progress and identify areas for improvement.


When you choose to study transport and logistics courses online with IoSCM, you can benefit from studying in your own time and in the comfort of your own home. You can return to study materials and resources as often as you like via your personal learning platform. We also offer free face-to-face or online workshops on a monthly basis, if you ever need some extra support.

We understand that everyone has different learning styles, and we offer flexibility to allow every student to learn in the way that suits them best.

When you enrol on our Level 5 Transport and Logistics Management course, you will receive unlimited support, guidance and feedback from your tutor, who will have years of industry expertise. You can contact your tutor through a wide range of methods, including email, phone, text, Whatsapp, Skype and Facetime. Monthly online tutor webinars are also available.

You will also be assigned a Student Support Liaison, who will act as your main point of contact throughout your course, and will handle any queries or issues you have along the way.

With IoSCM, distance learning is a collaborative experience, and you’ll never feel alone. Through our online learning platform, you will be able to get in touch with your peers, as you work towards your qualifications together.

If you’re interested in applying for a Level 5 Logistics and Transport course, please contact one of our friendly Course Advisors on 0800 1422 522.


We believe that finances should never prevent you from achieving your professional goals. We therefore offer a range of payment methods to fund your logistics training, including monthly instalments with interest-free credit. We also work with businesses, if your employer is able to invest in your development. 

Contact us now to find out more about the cost of our Level 5 Logistics and Transport training, and find the best payment method for you.


At IoSCM, we are confident that the high quality of our course materials and tutor support will help you to pass your qualification successfully. In fact, we’re so confident that if you don’t pass first time, we will give you a second chance to study the course completely free of charge.

To find out more about our study guarantee, call us on 0800 1422 522, or send us an email on info@ioscm.com.


The IoSCM Level 5 Logistics and Transport course equips you with skills and knowledge across a range of areas, depending on the units you choose to study.

The flexibility of our units allows you to customise all of our transport management courses, so they’re entirely tailored to you. With IoSCM, you have the benefit of choosing units that will enhance your current job performance, as well as equipping you with the skills needed to take your career to the next level.

Award, Certificate or Diploma?

Our qualifications are available as three different sizes, depending on how many units you choose and therefore, how long it will spend studying.

  • Award: Consists of one Group A unit and is the shortest available qualification.
  • Certificate: Complete one Group A unit and two additional units (either Group A or Group B), providing you with solid knowledge.
  • Diploma: More in-depth and comprehensive, you’ll study one Group A unit and also choose three additional units (either Group A or Group B).
  • Extended Diploma:To gain the extended diploma you must complete Group A unit and also choose three additional units (either Group A or Group B).

GROUP A UNITS – Click each unit for further information

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Effective Management and Control: Supply chain management, Supply chain risks and strengths, Strategic factors, Provide competitive advantage, Operations management
  • Physical and Information Flows: Product and information flows, Supply chain objectives, Supply chain integration and harmonisation
  • Why Supply Chain May Not Function Correctly:  Barriers and risk, Forecast methods, Supply chain drivers, Strategic fit, Benchmarking
  • Strategic and Operational Planning: Supply chain planning decisions, Operations strategy, Supply chain improvement models, ISO 9000, Agility, The seven wastes
  • Impact of Technology: Technological advances in supply chain, Data processing systems, Improvements towards agility, Information systems infrastructure, Communication

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Warehouse Policies: Benefits of warehousing, Types of warehouses, Warehouse policies and procedures, Warehouse exit strategy – in house, Warehouse exit strategy – outsourcing
  • Requirements: Warehouse activity, Storage system design, Warehouse layout, Product layout, Material flows, Resource planning, Material handling, Warehouse personnel
  • Inventory Strategy: Integrated supply chain, Supply chain management, Supply chain measurement, Performance evaluation, Quality management, Supply chain performance measures, Supply chain strategy, Product life cycle, Service levels, Transportation, Inventory and planning control
  • Legislation: Health and safety legislation, Prevention, Risk assessment, Manual Handling Regulations, Licencing and permits, Training, Insurance
  • Technology Advances: Warehouse Management System, Materials Requirement Planning, Manufacturing Resource Planning, Information Communications Technology, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, Conveyor systems, Barcode technology, Radio Frequency Identification Technology, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS), Key performance indicators, Inventory reduction
  • Financial systems: Budgeting, Performance measurement, Warehouse costs, Activity based costing (ABC), Payback period, Rate of return, Performance indicators, Balanced scorecard

10 Unit Credit Values

  • The Concept of Quality Management: What is Quality, The concept of Quality Management in a business, The importance of quality within an organisation, The theories of Quality Management, Quality Management Tools and Techniques
  • Embedding Quality Management: Teamwork in Quality Management, Training and development in Quality Management, Embedding quality management into the culture of an organisation, Promoting continuous quality improvement within an organisation’s culture
  • Systems that Support Quality Management: Monitoring Quality Management, Controlling Quality Management, Evaluate quality standards that support Quality Management

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Key Roles of Management: Purchasing management, Purchasing cycle, Market analysis, Porters Five Forces, Stakeholder analysis
  • Impact of Legislation: Breach of contract, Consumer law
  • Working Relationships with Suppliers: Supplier risk management, Supplier appraisal, Risks and barriers in supplier relationships, Supplier Relationship Spectrum
  • Effective Negotiating Skills: Tools and techniques for effective negotiating, Supplier management

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Production Planning: Sales and operations planning; Demand management programme; Master production schedule; Materials requirement planning; Production control; Settlement; Materials management; Profitability and productivity; Production in the supply chain; Customer service
  • Production Planning, Sales Planning and Forecasting: Budgeting methods; Predicting demand; Demand management
  • Master Scheduling Terminology: Master production schedule; Capacity planning; Materials requirement planning; Rough cut capacity planning; Production control
  • Development of Manufacturing and Control Systems: Planning principles; Production planning systems
  • Improve Planning Performance: Benchmarking; Quality; Total quality management; Planning performance objectives; Production planning and control; Performance measures; Lean manufacturing

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Shipping and International Trade: Ships and the shipping system, Tramp & liner service markets, International trade patterns, International maritime passages
  • Business Strategy in Shipping: Corporate strategy for shipping, Financial strategy for shipping, Costs, Bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, International shipping law, Regulation and finance, Maritime laws
  • Port Operations Management: Terminals, Physical flows in a port, Product and information flow, Terminal performance indicators, Productivity, utilisation and service measures
  • Agile Ports: Characteristics of an agile port, Lean logistics
  • Port Development: Containerisation, concentration, collaboration and competition, Emerging trends

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Operations Management: Inputs and outputs, Volume, variety, variation and visibility, Managing operations and operations functions, Performance objectives, Planning and control, Macroeconomic factors, Implementation of business strategy, Judging performance against competitors, The operation’s contribution
  • Operations Processing: Operations management four generic processes, Process mapping, Materials requirement planning (MRP), Supply and demand, Supply network, Outsourcing, Process technologies
  • Relationship between Operations Management and Strategic Planning: Strategic decisions, The balanced scorecard, Operations strategy, Quality, Speed, Dependability, Flexibility & Cost, Performance measurement systems
  • Operations Improvement Techniques: Cost leadership strategy, Focus strategy, Value chain, Performance measurements, Performance standards, Benchmarking, Lean manufacturing, Agile manufacturing, Total quality management, PESTLE analysis, Business excellence models
  • Organisational Challenges: Globalisation, Social responsibility, Environmental responsibility, Technology

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Logistics Services: Military Logistics, Procurement Logistics, Distribution Logistics, Aftersales Logistics, Disposal Logistics, Reverse Logistics, Green Logistics, Global Logistics, RAM Logistics, Asset Control, POS Material Logistics, Emergency Logistics
  • Aim of Logistics: Inbound Logistics, Operations, Outbound Logistics, Marketing & Sales, Service, Comprehensive Organising, Human Resource Management, Strategic Alliance, Financial Performance, Target Optimisation of Service Levels, Manage the details, Leverage logistics volumes, Measure and react to performance, Storage, Warehousing and Materials, Unit Load, Packaging & Handling Systems, Inventory, Forecasting
  • Transport: Rail, Sea, Road, Air
  • Policies and Influence: The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, isk Assessments – The 5 Steps, Equal Opportunities Act 2010, Confidentiality Agreements, Data Protection Act 1988, Environmental Policy, Workplace Security, Insurance, Pestel
  • Organisational Requirements: Inbound Logistic Capabilities, Continuous Flow, World Class Suppliers, Tracking of Shipments, Transportation Networks, Inventory Management, Automated Materials Handling (AMH), Outbound Logistic Capabilities, Customer Driven, Regional Distribution Centres, Value Added Services, Shipment Tracking, Outbound Logistic Capabilities, Customer Driven
  • Tools: SWOT Analysis, Key Performance Indicators, Pareto Chart, Scatter Diagram, Stratification, The Shewhart Cycle, Risk Assessment & Management, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Leadership and Management: Differences between leadership & management; Personal and professional skills required; Leadership / management theories; Skills development
  • Decision Making: Gathering information; Management information systems; “What if” simulations
  • Managing and Implementing Change: Types of change; Methods to implement change; Planning
  • Risk Management Processes: Principles of risk management; Planning; Ways to reduce risk; Documentation
  • Project Management: Approaches to project management; Processes; Risk management

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Range of Business: Types and Purpose of Business, Trader/Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation, Not for profit Company, Structure of Management
  • Business Functions and Departments: Research and Development, Production, Service Delivery, Business Finance, Human Resource, Sales, Public Relations, Information Tech Support, Quality Support, Logistics, Purchasing, Brand management, Advertising, Customer Service, Organisational charts, Organisational Roles and Responsibilities, Business Planning
  • Quality Management Systems: Quality Assurance, Performance management, SWOT Analysis
  • Communication: Business communication, Communication flows between functions, Techniques of Communication, Corporate communication, Electronic and Non-electronic Communication Methods

10 Unit Credit Values

  • The importance of Customer-centric supply chains in an ever-changing world
  • How to achieve omnichannel success within a supply chain.
  • How to modernise logistics operations to meet modern demand.
  • The importance of modernising all sectors within a supply chain.
  • The controls, processes and systems that will enhance daily operations within a business.
  • Ways to advance manufacturing capabilities using cyber-physical systems.
  • Technologies that can accelerate business growth and improve market share.
  • Future changes that managers within the supply chain should prepare for.

GROUP B UNITS – Click each unit for further information

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Role of Road Transport: Types of road transport; Movement of freight; The environment; Sustainability
  • Setting Standards and Performance Measurements: Performance management; Design vehicles; Visibility; Transport planning; Quantitative research; Planning freight movements; Selecting the mode; The planning decision; Contingency planning; Risk management; Basic planned maintenance
  • Scheduling, Quality and Security: Level of service; Security measures
  • Route Planning: Journey planning; Distribution planning; Modes of transport; Distribution channels; Role of the Government; Packaging
  • Role of Management: Performance management; Personal and professional skills; Leadership styles and qualities; Motivation
  • Effective Communication Skills: Communication methods; Communication styles; Decision making

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Risk Management Roles and Responsibilities: The meaning of Risk, What is Risk Management, What does Risk Management mean to an organisation, Risk Management Roles and Responsibilities, Risk Management Methods
  • Risk Assessment Process and the Management of Risk: Risk Management Criteria, Risk Management Assessments, Components of the Risk Management process, Assessing High Risk Business areas
  • Risk Management Strategy: Risk factors in Business, Elimination, Mitigation, deflection and acceptance of Risk, Risk Management Strategy, Communicating Risk Management Strategy in Business

10 Unit Credit Values

  • The Meaning and Importance of Human Resource Management (HRM): What is Human Resource Management (HRM); The importance of HRM to Organisations; The role and objectives of HRM; HRM’s role in dealing with: Complaints, Discipline, Grievances
  • The Meaning and the Role of Human Resource Planning (HRP) in Organisations:What is Human Resource Planning (HRP); The role and objectives of HRP; The process of HRP in business; The different types of HR plans
  • The Meaning of Human Resource Development (HRD): What is meant by Human Resource Development (HRD); The role of Continuing Professional Development (CPD); Human Resource Development (HRD) models; Established learning theories
  • The Recruitment and Selection Process: The process of recruitment and selection; The types of formal contractual arrangements between employers and employees; Equality and diversity within the recruitment and selection process;

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Costing Information: Costing information from various sources; Purpose and Structure of financial reporting systems; External environment related costs; Income and Expenditure within different business departments; Cost, Profit and Investment Centres; Material, Labour and Expenses; Fixed, Variable, Semi-variable and Stepped costs ; Income and Expenditure Reconciliation; Inter-departmental Transactions
  • Standard Costing and Performance: Standard Costing Inputs and Outputs; Standard, Marginal and Absorption costing; Calculating Variances; Comparing Costs
  • Techniques Used to Measure Performance and Manage Costs: How to monitor financial performance; Key Business Indicators; Calculate performance indicators; Cost Management Techniques; Capital Investment projects
  • Estimation Techniques: Analyse and Compare trends; Interpret results; Financial Reports; Exception Reports; Performance Reports

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Managing Customer Relationships: Customer relationship management; Methods used; Customer service strategy; Customer service levels; Best practice
  • Customer Focused Culture: Customer care; Improving service delivery; Culture change
  • Customer Satisfaction: Return on investment; Assessing customer satisfaction; Customer care charter
  • Managing Customer Complaints: Current practices; Customer loyalty; Complaints policies and procedures

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Principles of Sea Freight Management: Sea Freight Demand Characteristics, The Role of a Freight Forwarder, The Role of Ship Owners, Factors that Influence the Supply of Shipping
  • Legislation and Regulations: Sea Freight Regulations, Ship Registration and Classification Regulations, Contracts, Business Ethics, Maritime Insurance
  • The Role of Shipping Freight Operations: Types of Sea Freight, Scheduling and Routing, Crewing Agencies
  • Different Financial Strategies: Price and Demand, Hedging Techniques, Voyage Estimates and Breakeven Analysis

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Principles of Project Management: Understanding the Principles, Purpose of Project Management, Key Principles and Procedures
  • How to Identify and Justify a Management Project: Identify a Management Area for Investigation, Aim, Objectives and Scope of a Project, Expected Outcomes of a Project
  • Conducting Research and Analyse Data: Determine Sources of Data, Analyse Data, Recommend a Course of Action, Impact of Project Recommendations
  • Monitor, Review and Evaluate: Methods to Assess Performance, Medium for Disclosing Results, Evaluate Effectiveness and Outcome of a Completed Project

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Rules and Regulations of International Trade Management: Impact of Rules and Regulations
  • Key Features of a Successful Global Strategy: International Supply Strategies and Structures, Strategies for Corporate Management
  • Importance of International Financial Strategies and Risk Associated: Risk of Multi-currency Trading, Sources of Trade Finance, Multi-currency Transactions, Strategies for Financial Risk Management

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Different Types of Contracts: Contract Management Procedure, Legal and Regulatory Requirements, Building Relationships with Contractors
  • Monitor and Evaluate the Performance of Contractors: Procedures for Communicating, Procedures for Performance Monitoring, Legal and Regulatory Requirements for Compliance, Evaluation of Contractors

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Air Freight Forwarding Operations: Documentation in Association with Air Freight, Conditions of Contract, Air Way Bill, Use of Aircraft Unit Load Devices, Air Cargo Claims Procedures, Warsaw Convention and Hague Amendment
  • Sea Freight Forwarding Operations: Discipline of Sea Freight, Operational Effectiveness and Competitive Strategy
  • Concept of an Agile Port: Characteristics of Agile Port, Implementation Model
  • Discipline or Multimodal Transport: Facilities of a Multimodal Terminal, Processes

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Factors that Influence Environmental Issues: Policies within an Organisation, Advantages of Policies, Impact of KPIs
  • Importance of Infrastructure and Equipment: Infrastructural and Equipment Requirements, Importance of Requirements
  • Monitoring and Controlling the Impact of Manufacturing on the Environment: Importance of Monitoring, Best Techniques to Monitor, Benefits of Effective Operational Performance

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Drivers and Decision Makers of Central and Local Government: Identify Drivers and Decision Makers, Impact of Public Sector Procurement, Procurement Used for Political Purposes
  • Measures for Protecting Against Fraud: Nature of Procurement Fraud, Key Risks, Methods to Mitigate Risk, Investigative Framework
  • Financial Accountability for Procurement Policy and Practice: Purpose of Procurement Policy Manual, Evaluation Criteria, Ethical Procurement, Performance Management and Measurement

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Nature and Purpose of Transport Planning: Demand for goods movement, Demand for travel, Types of transport, Journey planning and modal choices, Access and mobility requirements
  • Land Use: Land density, Transport infrastructure, Brown field developments
  • Sustainability: Planning strategy and process, Environmental issues in transport provision, Sustainability, The role of central Government, Four stage transport plan
  • Transport Demand: Demand for movement, Demand for travel, Demand drivers, Warehousing, Hazardous goods, Forecasting demand, Future of transport planning
  • Movement of Freight: Freight operations, Environmentally sustainable transport, Conventional and emerging issues in transport

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Principles and Practices in relation to the Movement of Goods: Definition of the movement of goods, What is Logistics, Modes of Transport used to move goods (Air, Road, Rail, Sea)
  • The Characteristics of Goods and the Impact on their Handling: Types and characteristics of Goods, Handling of different types of goods, Safety and Security measures relating to the different types of goods, Unitisation of goods
  • Considerations that Influence the Flow of Goods: Supply and Demand, Variations in Demand for goods, Load planning, Resource planning, Modal planning and Scheduling, The use of Third Party Logistics (3PL)

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Purpose of Inventory Management: Inventory, Inventory management, Competitive advantage
  • Fixed Period and Fixed Quantity Models: Plan inventory requirements, Forecasting, Qualitative & quantitative techniques, Fixed order or continuous review system, Order quantity models, Economic Ordering Quantity
  • Effect of Inventory Management on Supply Chain: A-B-C approach, Economic Ordering Quantity model, Fixed order or continuous review system, Quantity discount model, Continuous inventory systems, Periodic inventory systems, Quantitative and qualitative forecasting
  • Modern Inventory Systems: Inventory control systems, Contemporary logistics strategies, Performance indicators, Increase operational efficiency, Increase customer service satisfaction
  • Minimising Stock Level: Inventory allocation, Material requirements planning, Distribution requirements planning, Single period / multi period inventory systems

Jobs and Progression

By completing each level of our logistics training, you will increase your value to your employer, as well as progressing your career and increasing your earning potential.

With an IoSCM level 5 Logistics and Transport qualification under your belt, you can expect to aim for logistics jobs such as:


Speak to us today about how our training could benefit your logistics career – call 0800 1422 522.

Our expertise

Once you have enrolled on your course, you will receive unlimited one-to-one support, guidance and feedback from your personal tutor. Your tutor will be there to provide preparation for your distance learning experience, assistance with your qualification and personal support during each unit. You can get in touch with them through a range of methods, including Whatsapp, Skype, Facetime, text, email and phone.

Our team of expert tutors includes some of the industry’s finest talents. Each tutor has years of experience, so they know exactly what it takes to succeed, and they will be there to support you every step of the way.

About our Level 5 Logistics and Transport Tutor

  • Over 20 years’ experience in logistics and transport management
  • CPC qualified
  • Level 7 qualified
  • Education in Training Level 4 Certificate

What they have to say:

“I love using my past job roles and the skills gained from them to design and develop IoSCM’s course materials. Implementing real-life experience into our qualifications ensures we’re of the highest standard and hugely valuable to the industry.”

Get in touch with us on 0800 1422 522 to find out more.



Don’t just take our word for it; we’re trusted by thousands of businesses whose employees are studying our distance learning courses in 101 countries across the globe. From entry-level personnel to senior managers, we’re securing the future of the logistics and transport industry with our fully accredited UK qualifications.



Our network of industry experts expands beyond our tutors. Opportunities to network worldwide are available through the IoSCM Members’ Area, allowing you to build professional relationships and share experiences and expertise with other professionals and organisations across the globe.

Becoming a Member of the Institute of Supply Chain Management provides students and businesses with access to a range of services designed to support professional development and maintain high standards within the logistics and transport industry.

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Are you looking for training for your employees? Contact our Business Development team to discuss how IoSCM can create the perfect training package for you.

Our Business Development team are highly knowledgeable in the Supply Chain industry, with years of experience and proven success in guiding and advising organisations worldwide towards the best suited training for their requirements. Our team work with you, establishing an understanding of the current skills and knowledge of each team member along with the organisations development needs, to recommend a tailored supported training package for you and your team.

Benefits to Business

  • Dedicated, tailored business support
  • Assistance every step of the way
  • Learner Updates created for your business
  • Access to external support and resources in collaboration with IoSCM
  • One to one support for each and every member of your team
  • Group Learning available

Bespoke training available – take advantage of the full flexibility of IoSCM.

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