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Syllabus of the Online Course - International road transport

Structure of the Online Course “International Road Transport (10 ECTS) taught by EENI Business School & HA Independent University:

  1. Introduction to International road transport
  2. Costs and insurance of Road transport
  3. International Road Transport Union (IRU)
  4. TIR Convention. Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets
  5. Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR), United Nations
  6. CMR Consignment Note
  7. Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) concerning the Electronic Consignment Note.
  8. International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport
  9. Road transport in the European Union, China and Latin America
  10. West and Central Africa Trucking Competitiveness
    1. Road Transport in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS/CEDEAO)
  11. Uniform Act concerning the Law of Road Transport (AUDTMR OHADA)

The objectives of the course / subject “International transport by road” are the following:

  1. To understand the importance of international road transport in foreign trade
  2. To understand the role of the International Road Transport Union (IRU)
    To know the main players and the market of international road transport
  3. To learn about the key concepts related to road freight transport (cost, insurance, risks...)
  4. To analyse the documents related to maritime transport (CMR Consignment Note, e-CMR) and know how to fill in
  5. To study the main conventions of maritime transport of goods (CMR, TIR)
  6. To know how stow safely a load to be transported by lorry

Related subjects:

  1. Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (Silk Road, China-Europe)
  2. Road-Rail Combined Transport
  3. Introduction to African Corridors of Road transport
  4. Road-railway System (piggyback, Lohr UIC wagons)

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Example of the Online Course - International road transport:
TIR Convention, International road transport


The eLearning Course “International road transport” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Transport Courses: Transport in Africa, Multimodal
  2. Diplomas: International Transport, Foreign Trade
  3. Masters: International Transport, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  4. Doctorates: International Logistics, foreign trade

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates)

  1. Credits of the course “International Road Transport”: 10 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: EUR 240 (Pricing Policy)
  3. Organisation: EENI Business School & HA University
  4. Students can begin the course when he/she wishes (open enrolment) and from any place in the world
  5. Requires an average dedication of 12 hours per week
  6. Duration: 8 weeks
  7. Download the syllabus of the course (PDF)

The course contains exercises that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain the diploma of the course “International Road Transport” issued by EENI Business School & HA Independent University.

Online Enrolment Procedure (continuous):

Online enrolment procedure - EENI Business School & HA University

Advantages EENI Business School & HA University

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Transporte por carretera Study, Master in International Business in French Transport routier Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Transporte rodoviário.

Area of Knowledge: Foreign Trade.

Related topics: Maritime transport - Rail transport - Air transport - Incoterms.





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Description of the Online Course - Road transport

International road transport is the only type of transport capable of carrying out a door-to-door service on its own, that is, it can collect the good at the exporter's factory and deliver it directly to the importer. It is also a type of transport that facilitates loading and unloading operations.

Due to its flexibility; it is also an essential mode of transport for factories working on Just-In-Time basis

Silk Road China-Europe by Road

Safe Load Securing for Road Transport

Online Course: African Northern Transport Corridor (Course)

CMR Convention (Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road).

This convention dates from 1956 and regulates international road traffic. The document used is the CMR Consignment Note, which shows the existence of a transport contract and that the product has been received by the carrier.

TIR is a system involving the issue of a carnet to road hauliers, which allows loaded vehicles to cross national frontiers with minimum customs formalities. The signatories of the Convention are countries from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and North America.

Containers and International Transportation
  1. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC)
  2. International Convention for Safe Containers
  3. Convention relating to Temporary Admission

Containers and International Transportation, Course

Multimodal transport, combined

International Road Transport Union (IRU)

CMR Convention, International road transport

Road-Rail Combined Transport, Course

Hubs in Latin America

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