Logistics and Supply Chain

Course Description

Logistics and Supply Chain Management course content gradually introduces a detailed overview of the contemporary Logistics and Supply Chain Management, the importance of efficient logistics, effective procurement operations, transport management systems, manufacturing and delivery processes and so much more besides.

Course Outline

Transportation Economics
  • The role of transportation in logistics
  • Management key decisions
  • Types of mode or intermodal system
  • International commercial terms in transportation and the liabilities
  • Documentation in Transportation
  • Hazardous materials transportation
Procurement in Supply Chain
  • The difference between procurement and purchasing
  • What is the role of procurement and purchasing
  • Support operational requirements
  • Manage the procurement process and the supply base
  • Develop strong  relationships with other functional groups
  • Team roles and responsibilities
Inventory Management
  • Statistics in inventory management
  • Financial in inventory management
  • Selective  inventory control management
  • Understanding inventory status
  • Reducing excess and obsolete inventory
  • Improving the organisation’s logistics and supply chain