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Training

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The Freight Professional Development (FPD) Program provides targeted training to build the knowledge base and skills of freight transportation and planning professionals. The majority of training opportunities sponsored by the FPD program are available through the National Highway Institute (NHI), FHWA Headquarters and/or the FHWA Resource Center. These opportunities are available in a variety of formats, including courses, workshops, seminars, and conferences. Training opportunities are also offered by other organizations and links to these opportunities will be provided on this site whenever possible.

NHI Training Courses
FHWA Workshops
Freight Transportation Industry Internship Program
Training for Leaders (Senior Management and Executives)
Other Available Training Opportunities

NHI Training Courses

  • Integrating Freight in the Transportation Planning Process Executive Summary
  • Certificate of Accomplishment in Freight Management and Operations [PDF 101KB] - NHI offers a Certificate of Accomplishment in Freight Management and Operations to recognize individuals who have completed and achieved a passing grade in freight related courses. When bundled together, these complementary NHI courses enhance an individual's depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise in the area of freight transportation.

Contact for all NHI courses: NHI, 703-235-0534, NHITraining@dot.gov

FHWA Workshops

Freight Transportation Industry Internship Program

This program helps public-sector transportation professionals gain a better understanding of issues facing local businesses and industries, opens up lines of communication, and builds relationships with the private sector. Through the program, public-sector participants work with their counterparts in several industries for one to two months. This experience enables public-sector participants to improve their knowledge of local freight transportation needs, challenges, and factors that influence private-sector decision making.

  • Brochure [HTML, PDF 913KB]
    • Flyers
      • Third Party Logistics Provider [HTML, PDF 302KB]
      • Service Industries [HTML, PDF 220KB]
      • Retail/Wholesale Warehouse and Distribution Centers [HTML, PDF 260KB]
      • Motor Carriers [HTML, PDF 302KB]
      • Airports, Rail, Marine Ports, Terminals, and Pipelines [HTML, PDF 310KB]
      • Manufacturing [HTML, PDF 309KB]
      • Mining, Forestry, Fishing and Agriculture [HTML, PDF 279KB]

        Crystal Jones, 202-366-2976, Crystal.Jones@dot.gov

Training for Leaders (Senior Management and Executives)

Other Available Training Opportunities

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