Objectives

  • To offer a complete training in intermodal rail logistics and rail services for professionals and logistics, transport and international business students.
  • To foster collaborative work and group cohesiveness as a method to optimise the development of logistics chains.

Methodology

This course takes place on board of a train and participants get a complete view of rail terminals and ports, from a rail perspective. Faculty is composed of prestigious professionals from the sector, who explain first-hand how such logistics infrastructures are organised and managed, as well as how the operations function. The classes are interactive and the students are encouraged to participate actively. At the end of the course, successful participants will receive a diploma.

Contents

Lectures:

  • Railway Management and Operations

  • Legislation applicable in Spain. The law of the railway sector, regulation and liberalisation

  • Railway transport: context, evolution, European perspectives and the TEN-T

  • Transport, the environment and EMC calculations

  • The raiway and transport: tmZ as a bet for the future

  • Contracts and international railway transport

  • Intermodal systems

  • Terminal management and railway services

  • Analysis of transport costs

  • Services of international freight railway transport

Workshops:

  • Visit to the ADIF traffic control centre in Zaragoza

  • Visit to the maritime terminal of Zaragoza (TmZ)

  • Visit to the Port Bou railway terminal

  • Visit to the ferroutage terminal in Le Boulou

  • Visit to the Figueres Perpignan Line (LFP)

  • Visit to the railway terminal of Morrot

Case Study

  • Participants will solve a case study in teams. It is based on a transport operation in which different transport alternatives are analysed. The teams will examine all needed investments to improve railway accessibility.

Participant profile

  • Professionals
  • Logistics, transport management and international business students

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Others (contact us)

Location

Barcelona, with trips to Zaragoza TmZ terminals, Le Boulou and Perpignan (France)

Duration

5 days

Price per person

  • 800€

Prices subject to change. Please, contact us.