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Using Autonomous Technologies in Logistics – Short Course

Develop your knowledge and skills in Autonomous Technologies for Logistics.


The advancement of autonomous technologies being utilised by the logistics sector has been driven by global sustainability challenges. To thrive in this fast-evolving industry, register now for our autonomous technologies in logistics short course, and gain valuable skills and insights to help your business improve.

Our two-day short course has been designed to help logistic-focused organisations understand how autonomous technologies can be used to add value and enhance operations. Attending this course will boost skills and ultimately help your organisation's efficiency and profitability.

Course detail:

The course covers global issues and future innovations, such as the commercialisation of autonomous technologies, human-technology interaction and safety, and will take place at the National Transport Design Centre (NTDC), a state-of-the-art facility situated in Coventry University Technology Park.

At the NTDC, experts are dedicated to exploring the future of transport design while overseeing cutting-edge technologies such as mixed reality bucks, driving simulators, CNC milling machines and advanced modelling facilities.

Attendees will not only gain insight into the potential impacts of employing these technologies in practical settings but also delve into common challenges encountered during deployment.

The course will:

  1. Review the use of autonomous vehicles in logistics operations
  2. Understand the scope for scalable autonomous logistics and commercialisation
  3. Explore the safety and human factors of autonomous vehicles in logistics
  4. Plan for autonomous vehicles using a people-centred approach.

Course schedule:

Days 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm – 4 pm

Day 1

Autonomous Vehicles in Logistics Operation

Scalable autonomous logistics and commercialisation

Day 2

Safety and Human factors of Autonomous Vehicles in Logistics

Planning for Autonomous Vehicles: A People-Centred Approach for Designing Smart Cities

We can tailor our course to meet your specific needs and provide a customised package. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Learning outcomes:

Attendees will understand the scope of working with autonomous vehicles in the workplace and gain insight into future innovation, safety and scalability of these technologies.

The course will provide a comprehensive understanding of the impact and barriers associated with autonomous technologies. Through the application of theoretical tools, participants will learn how they can enhance their organisation’s approach to adopting autonomous technologies effectively.


This course is non-accredited and is classed as ‘Continuing Professional Development’.

Attendee educational requirements:

No requirements.

Delivery and duration:

This course is two full days (9:30am – 4pm). It will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom setting at the National Transport Design Centre, Coventry University by experts in the field of strategy, logistics, transport, human factors and design and safety.


The National Transport Design Centre, is located at the Technology Park, Swift Road Coventry, CV1 2TT.

Course Dates:

The course will run on Monday 8 July and Tuesday 9 July 2024.


The course costs £1,175 and includes on-site parking and lunch.


If you wish to find out more about this course, or require a bespoke solution, please email before 20 May 2024, expressing your interest.

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