Introduction to Logistics and IT
This course provides an introduction to concepts and issues in operations management and is designed to give a firm grounding in the basics of managing materials. It examines the influence of transportation on decisions made by firms, both from the standpoint of users of transportation and carrier management,It focuses on processes that add value through the production and delivery of services and products in the supply chain,and the tools needed to manage these processes effectively.
Load Matching and Acquisition
Online load matching systems provide a fast, convenient way to help ensure that no truck drives an extended trip with an empty load. We provide in-depth training featuring the popular software package LoadLink, how it is used to advertise loads and how to contact and negotiate with load brokers.
Dispatching is a complex process that can quickly get out of hand without the right tools. We use Avaal Express Dispatch Software as a case study in how dispatching software can help increase efficiency, reduce operational overhead and improve accuracy.
Topics covered during the course:
- Business Set-up
- Freight Brokerage
- Freight Matching
- Route Management
- Authorities & Permits
- Border Crossing
- ACE e-Manifest
- Record Keeping
- Specialized Freight
- TL,LTL Shipments
- Order Management
- Introduction to IT
- Freight Pricing
- Negotiation Skills
- Policies and Procedures
- C-TPAT, PIP, CSA
- Bonded Carriers
- Accounting Principles
- Business Growth
- Account Management
This course gave me the knowledge I needed to start off a new dispatcher in this industry. I really enjoyed the sales tactics that were presented and feel confident I can apply the knowledge outside in the real world. The instructor (Mr. Nagra) created a fun yet informative environment. Thank you.
To be honest, I was able to comprehend most of what was taught because of the instructor. His way of teaching was extraordinary. For someone like me with no trucking or dispatch background, Dara made it super easy to grasp the concept of dispatching. Thank you.
It was great to be part of this training.
I am extremely satisfied with the contents of course. i believe that i have never known many of the concepts related to trucking industry, if i had not attended this course.
Mr. Dara is an exemplary orator that practices the skills he teaches in the course, through example he shows that these skills work, especially during the presentation of the course.
Real world lessons from trucking and shipping industry
Very knowledgeable and was able to gather some experience in with the course.
Love the instructor's vibe. Good Software, Good instructor.
Gives an overall picture of what's happening in trucking and what we should be doing and avoiding.
I am so much impressed with personality of Dara Nagra the teacher positive environment created by trainer.
It was the best effort by the trainer to share his knowledge with the students to be a successful truck dispatcher and much more.
A lot of things learnt, Built confidence to start a new business.
Thank you so much for giving and explaining the entire information about the whole system.
We had an excellent instructor who gave us lot of information regarding the industry and how to be one of the best Dispatcher
The course provides realistic industry knowledge to adequately prepare you for a career as a Dispatcher. I have gained a lot of knowledge in this course . Thank you very much
The trainer was excellent and taught everything in details. It has prepared me to be a confident dispatcher and also gave me lot of insight into how to start and manage my own business successfully.