Transport Management in the UK: Ports and Airlines
This free online course outlines key information about the management and operation of ports and airlines in the UK
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This free online transport management course will begin by examining the types of international and domestic ports and their services. You will learn about the national and international organisations involved with ocean freight shipping and the correct documentation required for international freight shipping. Then, the course will describe the inland waterway system in the UK, and outline both its stakeholders and the benefits of inland water freight.
There are a number of similarities between the role of the transport manager in both the passenger and freight airline industry. This course will make it clear where the information provided applies to both sectors, or just to one of them. Next, you will hear about the UK aviation stakeholders and different types of passenger flights, specifically, the flight operations that a transport manager is responsible for.
Finally, you will learn about route planning and the regulations covering freight transport in the UK. By the end of the course you will have a strong understanding of what role transport management plays in terms of ports and airlines. You will also be ready to take your next steps should you be interested in pursuing transport management as a career path. So don’t delay, start your learning now.Start Course Now
Transport Management for Ports and Inland Waters
Transport Management for Ports and Inland Waters - Learning Outcomes
Types of Ports
Structure of the British Water Freight Industry
The Benefits of Inland Water Freight
Transport Management for Ports and Inland Waters - Lesson Summary
Transport Management for Airlines
Transport Management for Airlines - Learning Outcomes
Management and Operation of British Airports
Flight Operations and Crew Rostering
Transport Management for Airlines - Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the types of international and domestic ports and the services that they offer
- Explain the national and international organisations involved with ocean freight shipping
- Outline the documentation required for international freight shipping
- Discuss the inland waterway system in the UK, its stakeholders and benefits
- Describe the benefits of inland water freight
- Describe the UK aviation stakeholders and the different types of passenger flights
- Outline the flight operations that a transport manager is responsible for
- Discuss crew rostering and the hours that aircrew is permitted to work
- Describe route planning and the different factors involved
- Outline the regulations covering freight transport in the UK
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