Level 5 Logistics and Transport – Movement of Goods - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 5 Logistics and Transport – Movement of Goods

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
  • The 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)

The above is the unit content for the Movement of Goods unit found in the Level 5 qualification. To view more units, click here and select the “Units” tab.

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