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Managing Transport
Operations Training

One of our most lauded offerings is the Managing Transport Operations Training Course – designed meticulously for transport planners, logistics managers, and professionals new to the transport sector; this 3-day course provides a comprehensive curriculum that blends theoretical instruction with hands-on, interactive learning experiences.

With Flagship’s Managing Transport Operations course, you will not only keep pace but also set the pace, ensuring that your team operates under optimal conditions while meeting all legislative requirements. Let us guide you through the ins and outs of transport management, transforming complexities into straightforward, actionable strategies.


Course Overview

Who Should Attend?

Our Managing Transport Operations course is designed specifically for professionals such as transport planners, logistics managers, and any staff members who are new or transitioning into the realm of transport operations. Whether you’re stepping into the sector for the first time or looking to refresh your knowledge, this course will offer valuable insights tailored to your needs.

Course Duration & Format

The course unfolds over three full days, with each day consisting of approximately 6-7 hours of instruction. To promote interactive learning and maintain engagement, we’ve interspersed the sessions with breaks, quizzes, and hands-on activities. What sets Flagship apart is our willingness to collaborate closely with your company to customise portions of the training; this ensures that the course speaks directly to the specific operational challenges and needs your team faces.

Take advantage of this multidimensional training approach to ensure that your staff are well-equipped, not only in knowledge but also in the practical application of that knowledge, to excel in their roles.

With the Managing Transport Operations course from Flagship, you’re not just getting a training programme—you’re investing in a future of operational excellence.

What You’ll Learn

The 3-day course is a comprehensive training programme covering key elements critical to effective transport management. Attendees will gain a robust understanding of:

Driver Management
  • Familiarise yourself with essential terminology.
  • Learn about drivers’ hours regulations.
  • Learn how to monitor your team correctly.
Vehicle Management
  • The importance of regular vehicle checks.
  • How to maintain roadworthiness.
  • What to do in the case of roadside prohibitions.
Licensing Requirements
  • Get to grips with the ins and outs of operator licensing.
  • An in-depth understanding of the role of traffic commissioners in ensuring compliance.

Course Timetable

Navigating the complexities of transport operations requires a well-structured and comprehensive training plan. Our 3-day Managing Transport Operations course is crafted to deliver just that. Below is a detailed outline of what each day entails:

Day 1: Mastering Driver Management


Driver’s Day and Terminology

Start your journey by getting acquainted with the terms and phrases commonly used in the transport industry.

Monitoring Drivers

Understand the methods and tools for effectively supervising drivers.


A brief interval to relax and absorb the material covered.

Drivers’ Hours Regulations

Delve into the legal constraints concerning drivers’ working hours.


Recharge for the afternoon session.

Working Time Rules

Learn about regulations that govern working time and breaks.

GB Domestic Rules

A focus on regulations that apply within Great Britain.

Digital Tachographs

Grasp the fundamentals of tachograph readings and their interpretation.

Afternoon Break

A quick pause to rejuvenate before the final segment of the day.

Day 2: Excelling in Vehicle Management


Vehicle Walk-Around Checks

Master the art of comprehensive vehicle inspections.

Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness

Essential tips and guidelines for keeping vehicles in top condition.

Morning Break

A moment to breathe and review.

Problems of Poor Vehicle Checks

Understanding the consequences of inadequate vehicle inspections.

Roadside Prohibitions

Navigate the legal aspects of vehicular restrictions.


Another opportunity to relax and recharge.

License Check-In

Brief on licensing requirements.

Operator Licensing

In-depth look at licenses required for different types of operations.

Day 3: Understanding Licenses & Practical Assessment


Traffic Commissioners

Learn about their role and how they affect your operations.

Operator Licences

Detailed guidance on acquiring and maintaining operator licences.

Case Studies

Real-world examples to synthesise knowledge and skills acquired.


A formal assessment to test the grasp of the course material.

Each day integrates a balanced blend of theoretical instruction and practical exercises, ensuring that you not only understand the subject matter but can also implement it effectively in your daily operations. Interactive elements such as quizzes and workshops are strategically placed throughout the course to reinforce key learnings and provide hands-on practice.

Take the Next Step Towards Operational Excellence

You’ve taken the first step by exploring what our Managing Transport Operations Training Course has to offer. Now, it’s time to secure a brighter, more proactive future for your transport operations. Take advantage of this opportunity to elevate your team’s expertise, streamline your operations, and ensure compliance with the law.

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