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Transport Management in the UK: Rail and Road

This free online course introduces transport management considerations in relation to rail and road in the UK.

Publisher: CourseFlix
This free online transport management course outlines considerations of the management of rail and road in the UK. You will start by learning about the role of the transport manager in the road freight haulage sector and their legal responsibilities. Next, the course will analyse the role of the transport manager in passenger rail, from tender through to operation. This knowledge will be an advantage as you begin a career in transport management.
Transport Management in the UK: Rail and Road
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    1.5-3 Hours
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Firstly, this course will evaluate the role of a transport manager who is working in the road haulage industry. You will learn the definitions of some of the common terms used in road freight haulage and find out about the legal responsibilities of the transport manager before looking at the regulations and licences required. You will also discover how bus services are operated in the UK.

Next, the course will outline the organisations involved, and the role that the transport manager plays in the passenger transport sector before exploring the legalities of operating an international coach service. Then, it examines the operation of the rail passenger industry and the franchise process. Furthermore, it will define the role of the transport manager in passenger rail and describe rail freight from tender through to operation and the stakeholders involved in the rail freight industry. 

This free online course allows you to learn and study at your own pace, anywhere and at any time. Transport management is a fast-paced and constantly evolving industry. This course introduces you to transport management and offers insider knowledge of the industry and key terms used therein. So why wait? Start learning now and take one step closer to gaining a successful career in transport management.

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