Training course in groupage operations and consolidated transport

Accessing specialised training in intermodal transport, with a particular focus on groupage operations, warehouse logistics, and groupage operations and infrastructures will help you to design, build and manage door-to-door logistics operations more efficiently and safely. Subsequently, this will help improve services and reduce costs and the environmental impact of your operations.

Three days

English
Spanish
Other (contact us)

Barcelona

€750

*Includes all of the activities listed in the programme

Discounts available for alumni and collaborators!

Objectives
  • To provide training in groupage and consolidation operations.
  • To show groupage operations, infrastructures and equipment in detail and from a practical perspective.
  • To offer deep insights into road, maritime and air logistics, and specifically for groupage, its actors, roles, market segmentation and trends.
Participant Profile

Professionals dedicated to the transport of freight and logistics, freight forwarders and transport students.

Participants at a Groupage and Consolidation Centre workshop
Methodology

The course on groupage and consolidation is highly specialised. The contents are divided into workshops and lectures complemented by audiovisual material. During the workshops the participants will visit several port facilities, infrastructures, warehouses and NVOCC’s. The classes are interactive and the students are encouraged to participate actively. The documentation will be handed out both in hard and electronic copy. At the end of the course, successful participants will receive a diploma.

Students attending a lecture during one of the Escola's courses

Lectures

Workshops

Course participants networking during a lunch break

Networking

Contents

Check out the programme of the upcoming edition:

  • Intermodal Groupage:
    • History, NVOCC, National and International Groupage, Benefits (cost and environment), Types of cargo
  • Consolidation Centres:
    • Supply Chain
    • Infrastructure, warehousing and equipment
  • Groupage Handling
  • Regulations, documentation and procedures
  • Management of a container terminal
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Road transportation
    • Development of new routes
    • Added value
  • Import-export procedures
  • Customs Procedures: import-export (FCL-LCL)
Testimonials

Genial. He aprendido mucho, sobre todo al ver la operativa donde difieren perspectivas.

El curso me ha gustado mucho, las sesiones han sido muy interesantes y nos habéis descubierto un mundo totalmente nuevo para nosotros.

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