Why Attend

Logistics professionals at all levels of the organization. The course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with risk management skills suited for their day to day operations. The course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with the latest theoretical knowledge in preparation for assuming a higher position.

Course Methodology

In this training course we will use exercises as well as regional and international case studies. Participants will frequently work in pairs with one another and in larger teams.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize modern supply chain and logistics trends as a basis for sustainable performance
  • Employ qualitative and quantitative material forecasting techniques for a streamlined logistical operation
  • Develop go-to-market strategies for different product categories based on associated supply risk and financial impact of each
  • Describe role of transportation in logistics and identify opportunities for operational improvement
  • Describe role of warehousing in logistics and identify opportunities for operational improvement
  • Apply Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework to manage strategic, operational and tactical facets of logistics

Target Audience

Logistics professionals at all levels of the organization. The course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with risk management skills suited for their day to day operations. The course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with the latest theoretical knowledge in preparation for assuming a higher position.

Target Competencies

  • Supply chain management
  • Customer value
  • Warehouse design
  • Warehouse operation
  • Inventory management functions

Duration

3 Days

Course Outline

o Logistics overview
o Logistics, supply chain and the organization
o Strategic, tactical and operational elements of logistics
o Sustainable logistics
o Concepts in logistics
 3PL
 4PL
o Objectives of transport management
o Transportation modes and types
o Efficient and effective transportation
o Matching the strategic service level
o Routing
o Cubing
o Considerations for international transportation
o Warehousing network design
o Configuration of warehousing space
o Value adding activities
 Stockpiling, spot stocking and assortments
 Cross docking, break bulking and consolidation
 Mixing, postponement and assembly-to-order
o Warehouse activity profiling
o Warehousing cost calculation
o Sustainable warehousing practices
o Materials management scope
o Objectives of materials management
o Inventory types and classification
o Materials management challenges
o Material replenishment strategies
 Make-to-stock
 Make-to-order
 Assemble-to-order
 Design-to-order
o The SCOR framework
o Identifying high level SCOR metrics
o Customizing low level SCOR metrics
o Managing targets
o Initiative for performance improvement