Forwarding Systems and Multimodal Transport Chains
The comprehensive intermodal aspects of freight transport and forwarding: multimodal / intermodal and combined transport, the activities of freight forwarding, the organization of freight transport chains (if not previously covered), courier express parcel and mail services, heavy transportation, moving / relocation, temperature controlled transport, dangerous goods, the legal environment, especially the Austrian Uniform Commercial Code (UGB) and the Austrian Freight Forwarders' Standard Terms and Conditions (AÖSp), problems in interaction between different modes of transport, liability, insurance. If necessary, also the cross-modal aspects of passenger transport, tourism, tour operators and travel agencies
Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)
Language of instruction
After the completion of the course the students will be able to describe the various freight forwarding activities (including changes to the logistics service provider), and particularly the tasks of the organization of multimodal transport chains and classify them into the total freight transport system.