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LOGISTICS TRAINING PROGRAMS

Multimodal Freight Operations

MULTIMODAL OPERATIONS

Duration: 39 hours

Location: HCMC

MULTIMODAL OPERATIONS

Duration: 39 hours

Location: HCMC

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 LEARNING OUTCOMES

To understand the need for outsourcing and the consideration for benefits and challanges when outsourcing for a project

To comprehend the role of every single contract logistics when outsourcing a 3PL contractor within a project

To acknowledge the value proposition in Logistics Service through cost and service optimization mindset

To gain the overview of project management in Logistics Service

To be able to identify the characteristics of a project and 3 main phases of a project

To comprehend the skills needed to be a good member of the project management team

To understand the logistics solution project approaches through: phased approach, problem definition, design, project realization, project schedule and roadmap evaluation

To acknowledge the techniques needed in managing different phases of a project, including: planning a project, Initiating a project and Risks & Issues management

PROGRAM CONTENT

 PROGRAM CONTENT

PART 1: RAIL

Chapter 1: Rail transportation

• 1.1. Definition

• 1.2. Types of rail

• 1.3. Types of gauge

• 1.4. Rail terminals

– Passengers Terminals

– Freight Terminals

 1.5. Trends of development

Chapter 2:  Functions of rail transportation

• 2.1. Landbridge 

– Definition

– Features

– Example

– 4 major types

– Types and functions of rail freight corridors

• 2.2. Road – Rail

• 2.3. Rail and Seaports 

– Rail to ports

– Rail link ports

– Rail in ports

• 2.4. Scale of Economics

 

Chapter 3: Legal framework for rail transportation

• 3.1. International Laws 

– International Organizations and Main Objectives

– Main Conventions and Agreements Regarding Rail Transport

• 3.2. Vietnam Railway

– Overview

– Current Situation of Rail Transport in Vietnam

– Potential of Rail Transport in Vietnam

– Trends of Rail Transport

• 3.3. Role of Vietnam Rail in Transport

Reality of Rail Transport in Vietnam:

– Weaknesses

– Development Perspective

– Container Train

• 3.4. Case study: China-Europe ‘Silk road’

 

PART 2: VIETNAM CROSS-BORDER

Chapter 1:  Introduction of cross border road freight

• The Asia Road Network

Chapter 2:   Equipment & guideline to loading 

• 2.1. Truck Fleet & Driver

• 2.2. Equipment Operated in the ARN

• 2.3. Guidelines for Good Palletizing

• 2.4. Loading & Securing

Chapter 3: Vietnam borders with neighboring countries: Laos, Cambodia, China

• 3.1. Asian Economic Roads Corridor

• 3.2. Cross Border Trucking Overview

• 3.3. Routing Designs

• 3.4. Transport Documents for Cross Border Clearance Laos

• 3.5. Legal Weight Limit (Total Gross Weight) – Laos PDR

• 3.6. Transport Documents for Cross Border Clearance Cambodia

• 3.7. Legal Weight Limit (Total Gross Weight) – Cambodia

• 3.8. Transport Documents for Cross Border Clearance China

• 3.9. Legal Weight Limit (Total Gross Weight) – China 

• 3.10. Cross Border Road Freight Thailand – Vietnam 

Chapter 4: Vietnam – Cambodia cross-border trucking service

4.1. Scope of Services

– Market Overview

– Export and Import Commodities to Cambodia

– Vietnam – Cambodia Connections

– Custom Clearance

– Road Vehicles

– Competition

– Subcontract

– Customer

• 4.2. Review

PART 3: INLAND WATERWAY

Chapter 1: Geography of inland waterway

• 1.1. European Inland Waterway

1.2. Vietnam Inland Waterway

Chapter 2: Types of barges used in Inland waterway carriage

• 2.1. Motor Barges

• 2.2. Towed Barges

• 2.3. Push Barges

• 2.4. European Inland Waterway – Classification of waterways 2 M4-5

Chapter 3: Legal requirements of transport by inland waterway

• 3.1. European System

• 3.2. The Mannheim Convention – Rhine River

• 3.3. Shipping Waste Product Treaty

• 3.4. Guidelines and Regulations of the European Union

• 3.5. Sailing Hours and Resting Times

• 3.6. Legal Framework

• 3.7. Vietnam System

• 3.8. Vietnam Inland Waterway Administration

• 3.9. The Code of Vietnam Inland Waterway

• 3.10. Conditions for Carriage

• 3.11. Budapest CMNI Convention (1999)

• 3.12. Condition for the Transport of Dangerous Goods (AND) 

Chapter 4: Waybills and accompanying documents

4.1. Charter Party

• 4.2. Waybill

• 4.3. Bill of Lading

Chapter 5: Determination of freight charges for inland waterway transport

• 5.1. Agreements/Conventions of Freight Charges

• 5.2. How Is Freightage Calculated?

Case study

 

PART 4: MULTIMODAL

Chapter 1: General knowledge of MT

• 1.1. Overview

– Definitions

– Modes, Means and Types of Transportation

– Combined Transport

– Unimodal Transport

– Intermodal Transport

– Multimodal Transport

• 1.2. Factors of MT

Chapter 2: Multimodal transport operator (MTO)

• 2.1. Freight Forwarder

• 2.2. Functions of MTO

• 2.3. Liabilities of MTO

• 2.4. Types of MTO

• 2.5. Documents

– Air Waybill

– Bill of Lading

– FIATA Documents 2

Chapter 3: Typical MT systems

3.1. Containerization

– Advantages and Drawbacks

– “Smart Container” Technology

• 3.2. MT System with Loading Unit

– Swap-body

– Semi-trailer

– Kangaroo System

– Piggyback

– Road – Trailer – Bimodal Trailer

– Road – Trailer

– Roll on/Roll off

– Barge – Carrier

• 3.3. MT System without Loading Unit

– Heavy Lift Transport

– River – Sea Shipping

– Types of Loading Units

– Existing Maritime Systems

– Rail Terminal & Handling Equipment

• 3.4. Form of International Multimodal Transport Operation

– Road / Sea / Road

– Road / Air / Road

– Road / Air / Road / Sea / Road

– Road / Inland Waterway / Sea / Road

– Road / Rail / Sea / Road

– Road / Rail / Sea / Rail

• 3.5. Case Study: Laotian Garment Exporters

Chapter 4: Trends of logistics and supply chain

4.1. Trade Flows

• 4.2. 5 Major Current Trends of International Trade

– Industrial Evolution

– Forced dynamism

– Cooperation among Countries

– Liberalization of Cross-border Movements

– Transfer of Technology

– Growth in Emerging Markets

• 4.3. 5 Major Future trends of International Trade

– Industrial Evolution

– Reverse Innovation and Mass Customization

– The Rise of Micro-multinationals

– Trade Reclassified

– Ongoing Trade Liberalization

• 4.4. Logistics Outsourcing

– Consideration for Outsourcing

– Pros and Cons of Logistics Outsourcing

– Off-shoring

– On-shoring

– Near-shoring

– Best-shoring

PROGRAM INFORMATION

 PROGRAM INFORMATION

Training schedule: Every Monday – Wednesday – Friday from 6PM to 9PM.

Certification: Certificate of completion of the course “Multimodal Freight Operations” issued by VILAS.

* Participants may continue to study the remaining four modules of the VILAS Diploma in Logistics Services Management to obtain VILAS Diploma and FIATA certification – the standard of a Professional International Freight Forwarding of the Federation of Freight Forwarders International Transportation FIATA (www.fiata.com), valued Internationally and indefinitely.

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