Level 3 Logistics and Transport - Transport Planning Operations - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 3 Logistics and Transport – Transport Planning Operations

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Role of Transport: categories of goods, perishable goods, dangerous/hazardous goods, bulk liquids/powders, livestock
  • Transport: transport modes; infrastructure; vehicles; operations; modal transport; intermodal transport; multimodal transport
  • Principles of Transport Planning: linear; hub and spoke; customs; payment of charges; packing and warehousing; insurance; security
  • Legislation and Regulations: UK central government structure; UK civil aviation authority; overseas legislation; international commercial terms
  • Health and Safety Measures: road transport; HGV driver hours; air transport; transport of dangerous goods; UK health and safety legislation
  • Transport Equipment: conveyors; cranes; industrial trucks; importance of standardised transport equipment; multimodal/TEU/ISO containers
  • Transport Planning: optimum use of fleet; driver productivity; route planning optimisation; benefits of transport planning
  • External Influences: SLEPT analysis
  • Demand Types: direct; indirect; consumer demand; seasonal demand; fashion demand; supplier demand; product demand
  • Planning with Regard to Modal Choice: timing; damage avoidance; security; distance; degree of control

The above is the unit content for the Transport Planning Operations unit found in the Level 3 qualification. To view more units, click here and select the “Units” tab.

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