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Strategic Transport Management and Fleet Operations

5 Day Training

Dates: 08 – 12 July 2024

Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa

Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on Request

Course Introduction

This 5-day conference aims to provide participants with the foundational knowledge and practical tools to strategically manage and operate a transportation fleet. It covers the importance of strategic planning, operational best practices, technological advancements, and the consideration of environmental factors.

Course Objectives

The Strategic Transport Management and Fleet Operations Conference is designed to empower professionals to:

  • Understand the core concepts of transport management and its strategic importance.

  • Develop the capability to plan, acquire, and maintain a fleet efficiently.

  • Recognize the importance and implementation of technology in fleet management.

  • Ability to optimize operations for cost-efficiency and environmental considerations.

  • Enhanced knowledge of risk management and emergency preparedness for fleets.

Who should attend?

Fleet Managers/Officers Fleet, Administrators Logistics, Managers/Officers, Transport Managers/ Officers, Asset Management Personnel, Fleet Maintenance Manager, Fleet Management Industry Personnel, Distribution Manager, Operations Manager.

Training methodology

Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Module 1: Introduction and Strategic Planning

  • Welcome & Introduction

  • Role and Importance of Strategic Transport Management

  • Vision, Mission, and Objectives Setting for Fleet Management

  • Developing Transport Strategies and Alignment with Business Objectives

Group Activity: Drafting a Transport Vision Statement


Module 2: Fleet Composition & Operational Management

  • Fleet Needs Evaluation

  • Deciding on Buy vs. Lease

  • Route Planning & Optimization Best Practices

  • Maintenance Management: Preventive vs. Reactive

Case Study: Fleet Acquisition & Maintenance Strategy


Module 3: Technology and Environmental Considerations

  • The Role of Telematics in Modern Fleet Management

  • Introduction to Fleet Management Software

  • Carbon Footprint, Emission Control, and Green Fleet Initiatives


Module 4: Cost, Risk, and Human Resources Management

  • Cost-per-Mile Analysis and Budgeting

  • Insurance & Mitigating Operational Risks

  • Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Drivers

Role-Playing Activity: Crisis Management Scenario


Module 5: Performance Monitoring & Future Considerations

  • Key Performance Metrics & KPIs for Fleet Management

  • Continuous Improvement Tools & Techniques

  • Trends and Future of Transport Management

Group Activity: Drafting a Continuous Improvement Plan Feedback, Q&A, and Closing Remarks

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