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SUPPLY CHAIN TRAINING PROGRAMS

International Transport Management Course

Duration: 3 weeks
Location: HCMC
Time: Every Saturday from 2PM to 5PM, Every Sunday from 9AM to 12PM and from 2PM to 5PM

INTERNATIONAL
TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

Duration: 3 weeks

Location: HCMC

INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT
MANAGEMENT

Duration: 3 weeks

Location: HCMC

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 LEARNING OUTCOMES

Understanding the role of intermediaries in transportation

Being able to apply trade-offs in international transportation of global supply chains

Differentiate between transportation modes and use simple strategies to choose the optimal transportation mode including intermodal and multi-modal transportation

Discussing the implications of DG and IMDG on transportation

Updating transportation trends and technology in relations with vehicle capacity, fuel prices and energy, policies of major economies

PROGRAM CONTENT

 PROGRAM CONTENT

Chapter 1: International Transportation & Supply Chain

• The Role of Transportation in a Logistics / Supply Chain Setup

• Creation of Place and Time Utilities

• Impact of Transportation

• Factors Affecting Transportation

• A Perspective of an Effective Transportation System

• Greater Competition

• Economies of Scale

• Reduced Costs

• Loss and Damage

• Short Term Planning and Decision (Planning & Optimization)

• Transport Follow-up (Execution)

• Measurement (Visibility & Performance Management)

• Total Cost Analysis

• Carrier Characteristics and Selection

• Transportation and the Economy

• Transport Functionality

• Economic Significance

• Environmental Significance

• Social Significance

• Political Significance

• Aggregation and Demand Elasticity

• Trade-offs in Supply Chains

• Derived Demand

• INCOTERMS 2010

• Incorporation of INCOTERMS into the Contract of Sale

• The Structure of INCOTERMS 2010

Chapter 2: Global Transportation Considerations in Supply Chains

• Global Transport Organizations

• The New Competitive Framework: 4 R

• Marketplace Controls

• Free Trade Agreements

• Currency Fluctuations & Exchange Rates

• Political and Legal Environments

• Global Transportation Options

• Factors Affecting Transportation Decisions

• Choice of Mode

• Strategic Channel Intermediaries

• Global Transport Considerations

Chapter 3: Ocean Transportation

• Ocean Transportation

• Ocean Shipping Major Categories

• Comparative Size of World Fleet

• World Containership Fleet

• International Seaborne Trade

• Liner shipments of Containerized Cargoes

• Supply and Demand of the Main Liner Service

• Seaborne Trade for Tankers

• Dry Cargo Shipments

• Conventional or Bulk Mode Key Considerations

• Containerized Mode

• Liner Contract System

• Liner Conference Systems

• Strategic Alliances

• Global Alliances

• The Competition Policy

• Carrier’s Views on Removal of Anti-Trust Exemptions

• Shipper’s Views

• OECD’s Recommendations

• EU’s Repeal of the Block exemption for Liner Shipping Conference under Regulation 4056/86

• The European Liner Affairs Association (ELAA)

• Singapore’s Competition Policy

• Summary of Impact of Regulations on Shipping

Chapter 4: Chartering Bulk Ocean Carriers

• What is a Charter?

• What is a Shipbroker?

• Cost Elements in Chartering

• Voyage Calculations

Chapter 5: International Air Transportation

• Regulatory Framework

• International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)

• International Air Transport Association (IATA) 

• International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association (FIATA)

Chapter 6: Transport Management System & Distribution Network

• Transportation Management System

• Documentation

• Functionalities of TMS

• What is a Logistics or Freight Exchange?

• Distribution System

• Network Facilities

Chapter 7: Multimodal & Intermodal Transportation

• Differences Between Intermodal & Multi-modal Transportation

• Intermodal Transportation

• Purposes of Intermodalism

• Drivers of Intermodalism

• Intergovernmental Role

Chapter 8: Shipper/Carrier Network Strategies

• Shipper Transportation Strategies

• Core Carrier

• Carrier Negotiation

• Small Shipments Strategy

• Carrier Transportation Strategies

• Pros and Cons of Hub-and-Spoke System

• Stop-off Strategy (Road and Rail)

• Stop-Off Point Strategy (For Rail Mode)

• Carrier Truck Strategy

• Challenges Affecting Carrier Management

• Terminal – The Basic Transportation System Component

• Design Options For A Transportation Network

• Tailored Networks

• Tailored Transportation

• Tradeoffs in Transportation Design

• Vehicle Routing

• Negotiations

• Adjust Previous Plans

• Other Intuitive Methods

• Spreadsheet Calculations

• Simulation

• Expert Systems

• Mathematical Models

Chapter 9: Pricing Strategic

• Systems Theory Approach

• Transportation Economics

• Transportation Cost Structure

• Transportation Rates

• Pricing Strategies

• Rating Mechanism

Chapter 10: Trends in International Transportation Management

• The Changing Roles of Liner Shipping in Supply Chains

• Strategic Planning for Logistics and Supply Chain Management

• Reducing Cycle Time

• Time Reduction Logistics Initiatives

• The New Supply Chain Environment

• New Transportation Principles

• 5 Pressures on Retail Supply Chains (Aldridge & Harrison 2000)

• Emerging Techniques and Technologies

• Modern Transportation Trends

PROGRAM INFORMATION

 PROGRAM INFORMATION

Training schedule: Every Saturday from 2PM to 5PM, Every Sunday from 9AM to 12PM and from 2PM to 5PM

Certification: Certificate of completion of the course “International Transport Management” issued by VILAS.

* Participants may continue to study the remaining 9 modules of the FIATA Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management to obtain FIATA certification – the standard of a Professional Supply Chain Manager of the Federation of Freight Forwarders International Transportation FIATA (www.fiata.com), valued Internationally and indefinitely.

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Phone: 0934077677

Email: program@vilas.edu.vn

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