To offer a complete training in intermodal rail logistics and rail services for professionals and logistics, transport and international business students.
To foster collaborative work and group cohesiveness as a method to optimise the development of logistics chains.
This course takes place on board of a train and participants get a complete view of rail terminals and ports, from a rail perspective. Faculty is composed of prestigious professionals from the sector, who explain first-hand how such logistics infrastructures are organised and managed, as well as how the operations function. The classes are interactive and the students are encouraged to participate actively. At the end of the course, successful participants will receive a diploma.
Railway Transport Logistics
Ports and Rail
Railway and Sustainability. White Paper 2011
Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T)
Competitive Analysis: Types of Operations and Comparison of Costs between Different Means of Transport
The Port’s Network: Inland Terminals
Rail-Maritime Services in the Ports
Legislation, Contracting and Risk Management in Multimodal Transport
Railway composition: energy car and engine room
Visits to different port terminals (with railway connections:
Visit to a Rail Terminal: Train Reception and Expedition
Participants will solve a case study in teams. It is based on a transport operation in which different transport alternatives are analysed. The teams will examine all needed investments to improve railway accessibility.
Logistics, transport management and international business students
Others (contact us)
On board of a train on the route Bilbao-Santander or Gijón-Santander