Professional Online Training

Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) is delighted to offer its first comprehensive online training program - Heavy Transport - at a heavily reduced cost from £150 per user. See our online brochure for full details.

Why heavy transport? Independent forwarders know that there is a ceiling when it comes to earning revenue from sea, road and airfreight shipments. Although the thought of branching into heavy lift and project cargo is appealing due to the often-healthy margins, the market is very different and the risks are far higher. The clear and highly effective 6 module online course consists of 66 x 10 minute video sessions including narration, graphs, diagrams, video footage and photographs. When completed, the user will understand the practical, operational and engineering aspects of heavy transport and lifting projects.

Each user receives a personal log-in so they can train at their own pace and track their advancement through each module via a progress bar. Please click here to enrol.

UFO President/C.E.O., Rachel Crawford FCILT says “Our organisation is represented in over 100 countries and our eLearning Platform is available to all regions - the only requirement is internet. So far, this has resulted in our training being used in countries as diverse as Denmark to Djibouti, Tunisia to Trinidad & Tobago, Namibia to New Zealand, Slovenia to Sierra Leone, Ireland to Ivory Coast, Hungary to Honduras, China to Colombia.”

Besides the benefits of not having to travel, there are additional advantages to the eLearning Platform such as being able to stop and start the training at the users’ convenience with no deadlines. Upon completion, an e-Certificate (see example is sent via email which can be downloaded, shared and printed immediately so that the user can verify their training to clients and officials quickly and easily.

Professional Online Training
Professional Online Training

To provide the world-class training, UFO commissioned industry expert, Marco J. van Daal who has over 20 years’ experience extending to more than 55 countries on 5 continents. He is author of the heavy transport textbook “The Art of Heavy Transport” in addition to being a contributing member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the European Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile Crane.

“The training platform is affordable and delivers information that is excellent value for money. Marco’s knowledge on the subject matter is evident, and he presents the information in a clear and concise manner.” Paul Lucas, HLPFI

Future plans include other specialised areas as well as general cargo.