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Fleet Management
Brief Description
The short course in Fleet Management provides you with a basic understanding of the different elements of fleet management, while specifically focusing on vehicle utilisation, whole-life costs, tendering, vehicle maintenance and regulatory requirements. During the course, you will be able tap into a realistic business environment with sophisticated computerised simulations where your team will be challenged to run your business while trying to achieve determined business objectives and aligning supply, production, distribution and demand in the supply chain process. You will become familiar with the various role-players and stakeholders in the value chain and how to effectively manage your fleet.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of
  • the different elements of fleet management
  • the role-players and stakeholders in the fleet business, and
  • how to manage a fleet effectively.
Course Content
Theme 1: 
  • Fleet management in perspective
  • The role of fleet management
  • The National road traffic act and operating vehicle types
  • The five critical challenges in road transport
Theme 2: 
  • Equipping the road transport operation
  • Acquisition of vehicles
  • Insurance aspects
  • Human resource aspects
  • Management of consumables
  • Service, maintenance and repairs
Theme 3: 
  • Vehicle operations
  • Vehicle utilisation
  • Routing and scheduling
  • Risk and safety management
Theme 4: 
  • Vehicle costing
  • Costing concepts
  • Costing exercises
Theme 6: 
  • Budgeting and vehicle replacement
  • Budgeting- an essential management tool
  • Vehicle replacement
Theme 7: 
  • Shipper strategies
  • Own transport or contracting out
  • Carrier selection
  • Tendering, contracts and service level agreements
  • Customer service
 
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification.
Course Number:
P001339
Catalogue and Category:
Supply Chain Management and Logistics
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are employed as a fleet manager or transport officer.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions, Online
Contact Days:
Total Notional Hours: