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Training on Transport and Logistics

By: Devimpact Institute


13 - 17 May, 2024  5 days

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USD 950

Venue: Nairobi

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Global transport and logistics are a vital component of millions of enterprises, large and small. Over 70% of an organization’s supply chain costs are attributed to transportation activities. Therefore, whether an organization’s goal is to meet staff mobility demands or to carry out the delivery of goods and supplies, the transportation function must be handled right. Planning, executing, and controlling the movement and storage of goods is the function of logistics, a component of supply chain management. The quality in the logistics and transport functions has a direct impact on the operating performance of an organization.

This training on transport and logistics will equip the participants with skills, knowledge and practical approaches that will facilitate effective management of planning transport logistics and flow of materials in and out of the organization in a timely and efficient manner.

Target Participants

This course is recommended for fleet owners, company directors, fleet and transport managers, finance managers, fleet administrators/ supervisors, transport planners and coordinators, logistics managers, route inspectors, administration managers, safety managers and fleet operations professionals who want to excel in their transport and logistics field.

Course Duration

Online:         7 Days

Classroom:   5 Days

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of transportation and logistics management.
  • Understand the various functions of logistics.
  • Manage client relationships for long-term benefits.
  • Learn the fundamental aspects of inventory control and materials handling.
  • Determine important expense control calculations for depreciation, maintenance, and fuel.
  • Identify the essential negotiating skills for effective operations management.
  • Develop an understanding of the role that transportation plays in the economy.
  • Effectively plan and schedule transport related operations in land, air, sea, and rail
  • Be able to identify and manage risks in transport and logistics.
  • Know the practice and management of transportation hubs as well as shipping pricing standards.
  • Implement appropriate health and safety measures in transport management.

Course Outline

Major topics to be Covered:

  • Introduction to Transport and Logistics Management
  • Logistics and Customer Value
  • Measuring Logistics Costs and Performance
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Inventory Planning and Management
  • Managing Warehouse Operations
  • Transport Economics
  • Transport and Distribution Planning and Scheduling
  • Transport Management Systems
  • Tracking and Monitoring Vehicles
  • Road, Rail and Freight Transport Laws and Permits
  • Transport and Logistics Management for Airline, Ports, and Inland Waters
  • Optimizing Costs and Improving Fleet Maintenance
  • Health and Safety in Transport Management
  • Trends, Challenges and Best Practice in Transport Management

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in their respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group work, and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as a tailor-made course to meet organization-wide training needs. A training needs assessment will be done on the training participants to collect data on the existing skills, knowledge gaps, training expectations and tailor-made needs.

Nairobi May 13 - 17 May, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 10 - 14 Jun, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 08 - 12 Jul, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 05 - 09 Aug, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 02 - 06 Sep, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 14 - 18 Oct, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 11 - 15 Nov, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya 09 - 13 Dec, 2024

Registration: 08:00:am - 04:00:am

USD 950.00 + 47.50 (VAT)(Classroom-based)
USD 600.00 + 30.00 (VAT)(Online)
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