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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