Fleet Management and Transportation Course


Fleet management and transportation course are designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage and optimize transportation operations, particularly those involving fleets of vehicles. This course in fleet management and transportation typically aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, practices, and strategies involved in efficiently managing a fleet of vehicles and optimizing transportation operations.


10 Days

Who Should Attend?

  • Transportation Planners and Engineers
  • Transportation Managers and Executives
  • Safety Managers
  • Regulatory Authorities
  • Risk Managers and Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Transportation Managers
  • Logistics Professionals

Course Objectives

At the end of this IRES training course, participants will learn:

·         Define and explain the concept of fleet management.

·         Understand the importance of effective fleet management in various industries.

·         Learn how to determine the optimal size and composition of a fleet for specific operational needs.

·         Explore factors such as vehicle types, capacity, and utilization.

·         Understand the principles of preventive maintenance and how to develop maintenance schedules.

·         Explore strategies for improving fuel efficiency and reducing the environmental impact of a fleet.

·         Discuss alternative fuel options and sustainability practices.

·         Learn about safety inspections and compliance with regulations.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Fleet Management

·         Overview of Fleet Management

·         Importance of Fleet Management

·         Historical Perspective

·         Key Stakeholders in Fleet Management

Module 2: Vehicle Selection and Procurement

·         Vehicle Selection Criteria

·         Procurement Strategies

·         Leasing vs. Buying

·         Maintenance Considerations

Module 3: Fleet Maintenance and Repairs

·         Preventive vs. Reactive Maintenance

·         Maintenance Scheduling

·         Fleet Maintenance Software

·         Compliance and Regulations

Module 4: Fuel Management and Efficiency

·         Fuel Consumption Monitoring

·         Fuel Efficiency Techniques

·         Alternative Fuels and Technologies

·         Carbon Emissions Reduction

Module 5: Route Planning and Optimization

·         Importance of Route Planning

·         Route Optimization Tools

·         GPS and Telematics

·         Real-time Tracking and Monitoring

Module 6: Driver Management and Safety

·         Driver Recruitment and Training

·         Driver Performance Monitoring

·         Safety Regulations and Compliance

·         Accident Prevention and Response

Module 7: Inventory Management

·         Cargo and Inventory Tracking

·         Warehouse Management Systems

·         Inventory Optimization Strategies

·         Last-Mile Delivery Challenges

Module 8: Cost Analysis and Budgeting

·         Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

·         Budgeting and Cost Control

·         Cost Allocation Methods

·         Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Module 9: Environmental Sustainability

·         Green Fleet Initiatives

·         Sustainable Practices in Transportation

·         Environmental Regulations

·         Carbon Footprint Reduction

Module 10: Technology and Innovation

·         Fleet Management Software

·         Internet of Things (IoT) in Fleet Management

·         Autonomous Vehicles and Automation

·         Emerging Trends in Transportation

Enroll for this Course

We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs.


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Benefits of Taking a Course at IRES


Our courses are carefully curated to keep you abreast of latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices. We employ a variety of teaching methodologies, including hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions, all aimed at fostering an engaging and effective learning environment. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, providing our clients with insights that can be immediately applied in their professional lives.


Our courses serve as a vibrant platform for professionals to connect and engage with a diverse community of peers, industry leaders, and experts. By participating in our programs, you gain access to an invaluable network that spans across various sectors and geographical boundaries. This networking aspect is not just about forming professional relationships; it's about creating a supportive ecosystem where ideas, opportunities, and collaborations can flourish.


Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.