The technical development of road transport, the road network in Austria and Europe, categorization of the road networks, planning and expansion of motorways, current transport projects, motor vehicle registration. The importance of road transport in Austria: Road pricing in Austria and selected neighbouring countries. Road freight transportation from the perspective of freight forwarders and freight carriers: the fundamentals of commercial road transport legislation (particularly HGB, CMR, national and international road transport permits, work and driving time regulations), the organization and implementation of consolidated freight and cargo transport (structure, processing, documentation and settlement), vehicle cost accounting.
Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)
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After the completion of this module, the students will be able to list and to compare the specific aspects of a transport carrier in land based transport methods: road, rail and inland waterways.