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International road transport (Course)

Online Professional Course - International road transport (10 ECTS)

Structure of the Professional Course “International Road Transport” taught by EENI Global Business School:

  1. Introduction to the International Road Transport
  2. Costs and insurance of the Road Transport
  3. International Road Transport Union (IRU)
  4. TIR Convention. Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of the TIR Carnets
  5. Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR), United Nations
    1. CMR Consignment Note
    2. Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) concerning the Electronic Consignment Note.
  6. International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport
  7. Trade Facilitation
    1. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
    2. World Customs Organisation (WCO)
    3. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)
    4. International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods (UNECE)
  8. Road transport in the European Union, China and Latin America
  9. The West and Central African Trucking Competitiveness
    1. Road Transport in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS/CEDEAO)
  10. Uniform Act concerning the Law of the Road Transport (AUDTMR OHADA)

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Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates, Business)

  1. Credits : 10 ECTS Credits
  2. Tuition Fees: EUR 240
  3. Open Online Enrolment
  4. Duration: 8
    weeks It is recommended to dedicate about twelve hours of study per week following a flexible schedule. It is possible to reduce the duration dedicating more hours a week
  5. Download the syllabus of the Course (PDF)

The objectives of the course are the following:

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

Learning materials : Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English

  1. Also
    available in For improving the international communication skills, the student has free access to the learning materials in these languages (free multilingual training).
    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.

Sample - International road transport:
TIR Convention, Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods, Cover TIR Carnets

This course contains exercises that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain the Diploma of the Professional Course: “in International Road Transport” issued by EENI Global Business School.

Students - Master in International Business

This course belongs to the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI:
  1. Logistics Courses: Transport in Africa, Marine Transport, Multimodal
  2. Diplomas: Foreign Trade, International Transport
  3. Masters: International Transport, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, Export Back Office
  4. Doctorates: Global Logistics, World Trade

New Silk Road (China-Europe) Eurasian Land Transport Initiative

African Northern Corridor (Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, and Uganda) Road Transport Course Master

The 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 the loading and unloading operations.

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

International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport of the International Road Transport Union (IRU)

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

This convention dates from 1956 and regulates the 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 the road hauliers, which allows loaded vehicles to cross the national frontiers with a 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. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention)
  2. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC, UN)

Containers and international transport. Customs Convention on Containers. BIC Code. Intermodal Transport

Area of Knowledge: Foreign Trade.

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Related subjects:

  1. Maritime transport
  2.  Rail transport
  3.  Air transport
  4. Incoterms® 2020
  5. Road-Rail Combined Transport
  6. Introduction to the African Corridors (Road Transport)
  7. Road-railway System (piggyback, Lohr UIC wagons)
  8. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

Training program recommended for the students from Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Eswatini (Swaziland), Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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International Road Transport Union (IRU)

Atlantic Transport Corridor (Portugal-Spain-France-Germany)

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

Road-Rail Combined Transport, Intermodal loading units. Swap body

Master/ Course: Logistics Corridors in Namibia

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