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)
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