Technical / Vocational


Online Micro-Credential – Transportation Systems


Discover all aspects of cargo transportation, intermodalism, and essential services in Canadian transportation management.

Learn about all the cargo transportation modes, intermodalism, and the supporting services, agencies, and implementation factors involved in Canadian transportation management



Online Asynchronous Learning


  • Self-identified as one of below: $149
    • newcomers,
    • visible minorities,
    • Indigenous individuals, or
    • women
  • Regular price (with Digital Textbook): $800
  • Regular price (with Hardcopy + Digital Textbook): $995


January 22 – April 13, 2024


Transportation Systems provides a complete operational understanding of all available transportation modes, intermodalism, and the vital supporting services, agencies, and implementation factors involved in freight management. Learners gain the ability to quickly adapt to changing conditions, managing the transportation of raw materials and goods to or from international destinations as well as across Canada’s complex geography—choosing the safest and most cost-effective and time-appropriate mode or combinations of modes.

Providing the deepest coverage of this specialized field of any course available to industry, Transportation Systems provides the best foundation of knowledge for anyone who buys, sells or manages the flow of goods and product—or is impacted by transportation logistics.

Take Logistics Processes next as the complement to this course. Then add other specialized logistics courses to deepen your understanding.

Transportation Systems helps professionals streamline decision-making to minimize errors that can lead to longer transit times, increased costs of transit, unnecessary inventory carrying cost, fines for non-compliance, and increased handling and damage.

Modules Topics Include:

  • Canadian Transportation Systems
  • Transportation by Water
  • Rail Transportation
  • Road Transportation
  • Air Transportation
  • Pipeline Transportation
  • Small Package Transportation
  • Intermediary Transportation Agencies
  • Intermodalism
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Course grads will be able to:

  • Understand and capitalize on the comparative efficiencies of various modes of transportation (rail, road, air, water and pipeline) and the procedures and documentation required for each.
  • Streamline the process of getting product to market, optimizing the secondary transportation services that compliment intra-modal and inter-modal supply chain operations.  
  • Optimize the use of specialized intermediaries (freight forwarders, transportation brokers, customs brokers), knowing when to use them, how to evaluate their cost and quality and learn ways to minimize the time spent coordinating their services.
  • Apply operational insight to negotiate more effectively and confidently with all stakeholder groups.
  • Reduce or avoid personal and corporate exposure to fines, seizure of goods, environmental damage and criminal charges by recognizing relevant safety standards and transportation legislation, including the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act.

Course Works and Final Exam:

Course work for Transportation Systems includes:

  • Multiple Choice Quizzes (20%)
  • Group Discussion Assignments (10%)
  • Business Case Study Assignments (30%)
  • An Online Final Exam (40%)


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Funding Provided by:
The Government of Canada      The Manitoba government