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View Unit : Plan the route and timings for the collection and delivery of goods

Unit
Unit Reference Number
D/601/9457
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Plan the route and timings for the collection and delivery of goods
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
6
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
7.2 Warehousing and Distribution
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Know how to plan the route and timings for the collection and delivery of loads

1.1

Explain the relevant organisational policies and procedures, in relation to planning the route and timings for the collection and delivery of loads, that relate to:

• health, safety and security

• personal protective equipment

• legal requirements

• operating requirements

1.2

Explain how to use route planning resources

1.3

Explain the impact that the following factors have on route planning

• restrictions on the load

• vehicle dimensions and weight

• requirements to plan alternative routes

• road restrictions on selected route

• load restrictions on selected route

• journey times

• facilities at stopping points

• estimation of driving distances

• effective use of driving time

• legislation in relation to driver’s hours

1.4

Describe the implications for the vehicle and load on the selection of particular routes

1.5

Identify problems that can occur when planning the route and timings for the collection and delivery of goods

1.6

Explain the appropriate action to take, in order to deal with identified problems

2

Be able to plan the route and timings for the collection and delivery of loads

2.1

Follow all organisational policies and procedures, in relation to planning the route and timings for the collection and delivery of loads, that relate to

• health, safety and security

• personal protective equipment

• legal requirements

• operating requirements

2.2

Collect all relevant information on the:

• destination

• route

• schedule

• driving distances

• times

• vehicle

• load

• restrictions

• facilities at stopping points

2.3

Use relevant route planning resources

2.4

Identify the major and minor roads for reaching the destination

2.5

Plan alternative routes to ensure effective use of driving time

2.6

Estimate driving distances and time required to achieve schedule

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