Introduction to Intermodal Transport The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Course details

The use of intermodal transport is an essential theme in today’s transportation. The interconnectedness of different transportation modes and methods of transporting freight is a growing concern in terms of strategic planning for cost reduction, time efficiency, mobility, and avoiding delays and congestion.

Participants of this course will learn the tools to stay ahead of competitors and to make better strategic decisions in choosing alternative and integrated transportation modes that would support and enhance the effectiveness of freight routing.

Course Objectives

This course identifies the different transportation modes of freight transport: rail, truck, air and maritime. It examines the interconnectedness of intermodal transport networks and how to best utilize these networks. It examines how to efficiently reduce cost and reduce lead-time through efficiently planning and best utilizing intermodal options. It also identifies current and future operational issues and trends in the field of intermodality.

About The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

CILT Egypt is the local branch of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – CILT International - the premiere professional body for those engaged in sectors related to transport and logistics. Established in 1919 and receiving its Royal Charter in 1926, CILT has an exciting history behind it, but is always adapting to stay consistent with current logistics and transport issues. 

The principal objective of the Institute is “To promote and encourage the art and science of logistics and transport” through both its membership and networking activities and its educational qualifications.

As the sole representative of CILT in Egypt, we are responsible for the promotion and administration of institute membership. CILT Egypt is also entrusted oversight of professional qualifications delivery by accredited training providers.

CILT Egypt also provides support to policy makers and practitioners in both government and the private sector in the elaboration and implementation of strategies and action plans that serve to improve their performance and increase their competitiveness.

It is also worth mentioning that CILT Egypt offers its members the opportunity to establish links with logistics and transport practitioners around the globe as well as have access to interna-tional best practice in logistics and transport through their participation in forums, symposia, conferences and seminars organized by the CILT Community worldwide as well as other international and regional organisations. 

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