Logistic Management

Course Description

Professional Diploma in Logistics Management aims to provide a better understanding on the way materials move into an organization from suppliers, through the operations within an organization, and then out to customers. The training will cover a broad view of logistics, enabling an individual to become an effective manager to make the movement of supplies as efficient as possible; it will also include discussions of major building blocks, functions, business process, performance metrics and decision making in supply chain network.

Target Attendees

  • Individuals who aspire to enter the logistic and supply management profession
  • Professionals who are involved in operations for manufacturing, serving, transporting, selling, training, and moving of materials.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Logistics

  • Course Description/Objectives
  • Definition of Logistics
  • History and Origin of Logistics
  • Logistics in Business
  • Main Fields of Logistics
  • Logistics Management

Module 2: Key Components of Logistics

  • Core Activities
  • Parts and Support Activities
  • Definition of Inventory Management
  • Types of Inventory
  • Objectives of Inventory Control

Module 3: Cost of Logistics Activities

  • Layers of Logistic Providers
  • Economic Order Quantity, Quick Responses
  • Cross Docking, Efficient Consumer Response
  • Total Quality Management

Module 4: International Logistics

  • Export Documentation/Shipping
  • Packing Requirements
  • Labeling Requirements
  • Documentation Requirements

Module 5: Other Logistics Requirements 

  • Incoterms
  • Letter of Credit
  • Government Rules

Module 5: Economic Sanctions

  • What is Trade Embargo
  • Definition of Economic Sanctions
  • Embargoed Countries
  • Export Controls/Harmonized Systems/Tariff and Import FEES
  • Free Economic Zones
  • Import and Export Process in UAE