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LOGISTICS TRAINING PROGRAMS

Multimodal Operations Course

LOGISTICS TRAINING PROGRAM

MULTIMODAL OPERATIONS​

Duration: 39 hours

Location: HCMC

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 LEARNING OUTCOMES

To gain overall knowledge about commonly used inland vehicles, regulations and transport documents of road movements as well as international road network (most important routes).

To comprehend the overview of the legal aspects of carriage by rail as well as main technologies in rail transport and types of combined transport by rail.

To systemize the knowledge, and adding related extensions about cross border transport, China-ASEA particularly via types of national policies.

To acknowledge about the organizing process of inland waterway and related needed documents as well as the most common barges with their particularities, and finally the most important navigable waterways.

To accomplish the tariff structure of all modes of transport via examples.

To clearly understand about related concepts of International Multimodal Transport (IMT)

To be able to explain the various risks, responsibilities and liabilities faced by the MTO and types of international conventions covering the transport of general cargoes and dangerous goods in the different modes of transports with its combinations

To understand the executions of Import, Export and Transshipment via the IMT modes, as well as the definition of Project Forwarding and the needs of Alternative Transport Solutions.

PROGRAM CONTENT

 PROGRAM CONTENT

PART 1: RAIL WAY TRANSPORT

Chapter 1: Rail transportation

• Definition

• Types of rail

• Types of gauge

• Rail terminals

• Trends of development

Chapter 2: Functions of rail transportation

 Landbridge

• Road – Rail

• Rail and Seaports

• Scale of Economics

Chapter 3: Legal framework for rail transportation

• International Laws

• Vietnam Railway

• Role of Vietnam Rail in Transport

• Case study: China-Europe ‘Silk road’

PART 2: TRUCKING & CROSS-BORDER TRANSPORT

Chapter 1: Introduction of cross border road freight

• The Asia Road Network

Chapter 2: Equipment & guideline to loading

• Truck Fleet & Driver

• Equipment Operated in the ARN

• Guidelines for Good Palletizing

• Loading & Securing

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

• Asian Economic Roads Corridor

• Cross Border Trucking Overview

• Routing Designs

• Transport Documents for Cross Border Clearance Laos

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

• Transport Documents for Cross Border Clearance Cambodia

• Legal Weight Limit (Total Gross Weight) – Cambodia

• Transport Documents for Cross Border Clearance China

 Legal Weight Limit (Total Gross Weight) – China

 Cross Border Road Freight Thailand – Vietnam

Chapter 4: Vietnam – Cambodia cross-border trucking service

 Scope of Services

 Review

PART 3: INLAND WATERWAY

Chapter 1: Geography of inland waterway

• European Inland Waterway

• Vietnam Inland Waterway

Chapter 2: Types of barges used in Inland waterway carriage

• Motor Barges

• Towed Barges

• Push Barges

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

Chapter 3: Legal requirements of transport by inland waterway

• European System

• The Mannheim Convention – Rhine River

• Shipping Waste Product Treaty

• Guidelines and Regulations of the European Union

• Sailing Hours and Resting Times

• Legal Framework

 Vietnam System

 Vietnam Inland Waterway Administration

• The Code of Vietnam Inland Waterway

• Conditions for Carriage

 Budapest CMNI Convention (1999)

• Condition for the Transport of Dangerous Goods (AND) 

Chapter 4: Waybills and accompanying documents

• Charter Party

• Waybill

• Bill of Lading

Chapter 5: Determination of freight charges for inland waterway transport 

• Agreements/Conventions of Freight Charges

• How Is Freightage Calculated?

 Case study

PART 4: MULTIMODAL

Chapter 1: General knowledge of MT

• Overview

• Factors of MT

Chapter 2: Multimodal transport operator (MTO)

• Freight Forwarder

 Functions of MTO

• Liabilities of MTO

• Types of MTO

• Documents

Chapter 3: Typical MT systems

• Containerization

• MT System with Loading Unit

• MT System without Loading Unit

• Form of International Multimodal Transport Operation

• Case Study: Laotian Garment Exporters

Chapter 4: Trends of logistics and supply chain

• Trade Flows

• 5 Major Current Trends of International Trade

 5 Major Future trends of International Trade

• Logistics Outsourcing

PROGRAM INFORMATION

 PROGRAM INFORMATION

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

Certification: Certificate of completion of the course “Multimodal 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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Phone: 0934077677

Email: program@vilas.edu.vn

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