Course – Freight Transport Management

October 11, 2017 10.00 - 16.00 h

The aim of this course is to learn how to plan and control transport operations in supply chain networks.

The students will learn to:

  • describe transportation networks, logistics operations and distinguish between related synchronization issues in the network;
  • design and apply models and solution approaches for port logistics and transportation;
  • design and apply mathematical models and solution approaches to solve specific decision problems such as vehicle routing, scheduling and inventory control;
  • indicate the challenges and solve specific decision problems in synchromodal transportation networks.

For more detailed information on the course please read the attached course description.

Lecturers: Prof. Iris Vis and Dr. Leandro Coelho

Course dates: 6 & 20 September, 11 & 18 October 2017

Time: 10.00 -16.00 h.

Location:  Utrecht

ECTS: 1 (attendance) – 4 (attendance + assignment)

Participation: free for TRAIL/Beta/OML members and PhD students of participating faculties

Registration: HERE

TRAIL OML Course Freight Transport Management – Fall 2017

This course is part of the GP-OML program (



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