TTPM International

Dry Port’ Planning, Operations and Management: Sept. 04 – 16, 2016

‘Dry Port’ Planning, Operations and Management: Sept. 04  –  16, 2016

The growing importance of dry ports (Inland Intermodal Terminals) in the economic transformation of landlocked nations as well as port countries is widely acknowledge. Dry ports are now becoming the hub of transhipment to inland destinations thereby promoting inter-regional trade and business. More importantly, dry ports are fast becoming the gateway to international markets in facilitating trade, economic growth and development.


The major aim of this programme is to advance the knowledge and practice of dry port concept, planning, operations and management in landlocked countries and the transiting countries economy.



1) To enable course participants acquire an advanced knowledge and practice of conceptualizing, planning, operations and managing dry ports cost-effectively and efficiently.

2) To assist course participants acquire the unique skills of global supply chain management, dry port logistics and the ability to predict uncertainties in global port logistics.

3) To enable participants acquire strategic planning and management skills to foresee prospects, opportunities and constraints in dry port management and to strategize solutions to dry port problems.


Who should attend this programme?

This programme is suitable for senior, middle and top managers, directors, managing directors, policy makers of;

  • Port Authorities, Inland Depots, Container Terminals, Freight forwarders, Shippers Councils, Shipping Agents, Railway Companies, Maritime Agencies,
  • Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Trade & Industries, Customs and Excise Departments, Ministry of Finance, Commercial Banks, Insurance companies, Embassies commercial Attaches
  • Logistics and Supply Chain units of Industries, Researchers, Students, Management Consultants, Legal Practitioners, and others.


Core Contents

  • Dry Port Concepts in Global Port Logistics
  • Fundamental Elements in Dry Port Logistics
  • Global Supply Chain and Structure of Dry Port
  • The Politics of Bilateral Trade & Cooperation Agreement
  • Dry Port Pricing and Strategies
  • Dry Port Infrastructural Capacity Planning & Development
  • Managing Institutional Constraints in Dry Port Operations
  • Performance Measurement Model in Dry Port Management
  • Global Market Trends & Impacts on Dry Ports
  • Dry Port Capacity Building
  • Risks and Risk Management Strategies in Dry Port Operations
  • Dry Port Surgery: a one to one problem-solving consultancy service with course participants


Programme Duration:  04th – 16th Sept, 2016

Programme Venue:  The London School of Economics (LSE) London (This programme and venue may be subject to changes at short notice).

Choice of Course Fee:

(i) Course fee is £3300.00 British Pound Sterling per participant. This fee covers tea/coffee,training and materials (without accommodation and lunch) during training.


(ii) Course fee is £4150.00 British Pound Sterling per participant. This covers tea/coffee, materials,training, hotel accommodation and lunch during training only (weekends not included).

For registration please visit or email

Programme Experts

Dr Fortune Laurence – IAPH Coordinator

Prof. Joy Joseph       – IAPH Alternate Coordinator

Prof. Kunam Sen

Prof. Andrew Stratford

Ms Helen Smith        – IAPH Alternate Coordinator/Project Manager