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International road transport (Course)

Online Professional Course - International road transport (10 ECTS)

Structure of the Online Professional Course “International Road Transport(10 ECTS) 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
  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. 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)
  10. Road transport in the European Union, China and Latin America
  11. The West and Central African Trucking Competitiveness
    1. Road Transport in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS/CEDEAO)
  12. Uniform Act concerning the Law of the Road Transport (AUDTMR OHADA)

New Silk Road

  1. Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor
  2. Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor
  3. China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor
  4. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
  5. China-Central Asia-West Asia Economic Corridor
  6. Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA)
  7. India-Chabahar (Iran)-Afghanistan Corridor
  8. Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor
  9. Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor
  10. China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor
  11. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
  12. India-Chabahar (Iran)-Afghanistan Corridor
  13. International Transport and Transit Corridor of the Ashgabat Agreement
  14. Trans-Siberian Railway (Russia, Mongolia, China, North Korea)
  15. International North-South Transport Corridor (India-Russia)
  16. Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Transport Corridor (Lapis Lazuli)
  17. Trans-Caspian Trade and Transit Corridor (Central Corridor)
  18. East-West Economic Corridor (Myanmar-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam)
  19. Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran Transport Corridor (KTAI -ECO)
  20. Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Rail and Road Corridor (ITI-ECO)
  21. Nanning-Singapore Economic Corridor
  22. Nanning-Singapore Economic Corridor
    1. Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Zone

Trans-European Transport Network Corridors

  1. Atlantic Transport Corridor
  2. Baltic-Adriatic Transport Corridor
  3. North Sea-Baltic Transport Corridor
  4. North Sea-Mediterranean Transport Corridor
  5. Mediterranean Transport Corridor
  6. Eastern Europe-Eastern Mediterranean Transport Corridor
  7. Scandinavian-Mediterranean Transport Corridor
  8. Rhine-Alpine Transport Corridor
  9. Rhine-Danube Transport Corridor
  10. Strasbourg-Danube Transport Corridor
  11. Pan-European Corridor II
  12. Pan-European Corridor IX

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Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates, Business)

  1. Credits : 10 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: EUR 240
  3. The Student can begin the Course at any time (Online Enrolment) and study from anywhere in the world without any displacement
  4. Duration: 8 weeks. Requires an average dedication of 12 hours per 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

Related subjects:

  1. Road-Rail Combined Transport
  2. Introduction to the African Corridors (Road Transport)
  3. Road-railway System (piggyback, Lohr UIC wagons)
  4. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

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

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

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

The eLearning “Professional Course in International road transportbelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  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

The 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

Area of Knowledge: Foreign Trade.

Related topics: Maritime transport - Rail transport - Air transport - Incoterms® 2020.

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Description of the Professional Course - Road transport

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Multimodal transport, combined (Course Master)

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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