Transport Management | KLU

Diego Jorge Garcia Susini, KLU student, Executive MBA

Transport Management

Target Group: 

  • Group/team leaders
  • Department heads
  • Divisional heads

Program Duration: 5 days

Method: Interactive lectures, case study work

Academic Directors: Prof. Dr. Michele Acciaro and Prof. Dr. Alan McKinnon

Certificate: KLU Executive Education Program Certificate


  • Transport management: key business processes
  • International transport and integrated transport chains
  • Transport planning and optimization
  • Transport execution, outsourcing, tendering
  • Managerial skills


Successful companies are using modern transport management as a competitive advantage. With increasing globalization, rising energy prices, growing safety, security and ecological regulations optimizing goods transport becomes more and more important. The program on Transport Management gives managers from industry, retailing, and transport companies the opportunity to learn from leading experts in academics and industry.

In compact form, held within five days, important topic areas for managers are first described in five modules covering general management in business contexts. Subsequently, these topic areas are applied to concrete business issues. With carefully selected case studies, which also involve international companies, problem solving methods are presented and discussed.

Learning Outcomes and Benefits for your Company

Participants will learn about the development of the transport markets. Lecturers will address management issues arising in all transportation modes and participants will learn to use effective and efficient transport management tools that will help them make better strategic, tactical and operational transport management decisions. In case studies the participants will learn best practice in transport planning, transport law and transport controlling as well as negotiation skills. This training program will not only give new insights, but also help the management and the company to make their transport management smarter.