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Supply Chain Management Training Course Outline

Module 1: Logistics and Distribution

  • Concepts of Logistics and Distribution
    • Scope and Definition
    • Importance of Logistics and Distribution
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Structure
  • Integrated Logistics and Supply Chain
    • Logistics Concept and Planning for Logistics
    • Financial Impact of Logistics
    • Globalisation, Integration, and Integrated Systems
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Customer Service and Logistics
    • Importance of Customer Service and its Components
    • Conceptual Models of Service Quality
    • Measuring Customer Service
    • Customer Service Explosion
  • Channels of Distribution
    • Physical Distribution Channel Types and Structures
    • Channel Selection and Outsourcing Channels
  • Issues and Challenges for Logistics and the Supply Chain

Module 2: Planning for Logistics

  • Planning Framework for Logistics
    • Strategic Planning and Logistics Design Strategy
    • Product Characteristics and Product Lifecycle
    • Packaging and Unit Loads
  • Logistics Processes
  • Supply Chain Segmentation
  • Logistics Network Planning
  • Logistics Management and Organisation
  • Multichannel Fulfilment
  • Manufacturing Logistics

Module 3: Procurement and Inventory Decisions

  • Basic Inventory Planning and Management
    • Need to Hold Stocks
    • Types of Stockholding/Inventory
    • Stockholding Policy Implications
    • Inventory Costs and Reasons for Rising Inventory Costs
    • Inventory Replenishment Systems
    • Demand Forecasting
  • Inventory and Supply Chain
    • Different Inventory Requirements
    • Lead-Time Gap, Inventory, and Time
    • Analysing Time and Inventory
    • Inventory Planning for Manufacturing and Retailing
  • Procurement and Supply
    • Procurement Cycle
    • Scope of Procurement
    • Managing the Suppliers
    • Expediting
    • Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment

Module 4: Warehousing and Storage

  • Principles of Warehousing
  • Storage and Handling Systems (Palletised and Non-Palletised)
  • Order Picking and Packing
  • Receiving and Dispatch
  • Warehouse Design
  • Warehouse Management and Information

Module 5: Freight Transport

  • International Logistics: Modal Choice
  • Maritime Transport
  • Air Transport
  • Rail and Intermodal Transport
  • Road Freight Transport

Module 6: Operational Management

  • Cost and Performance Monitoring
  • Benchmarking
  • Information and Communication Technology in the Supply Chain
  • Outsourcing
    • Services and Decision Criteria
    • Selection Process
  • Outsourcing Management
  • Security and Safety in Distribution
  • Logistics and Environment
  • Humanitarian Logistics

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Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites to attend this Supply Chain Management Training course.

Audience

This Supply Chain Management Training course is ideal for anyone who wishes to manage efficient goods movement.

Supply Chain Management Training​ Course Overview

Supply Chain Management is related to the movement and handling of goods and services. Supply Chain Management is a consolidated method directed toward planning and managing the circulation of goods, capital, and information throughout the total value and supply chain from the consumer to the raw material supplier. Supply Chain Management plays an essential role in businesses and is critical for any company's success and achieving customer satisfaction. That's why the individuals who possess the required knowledge and skills to plan and manage staunch Supply Chain Management systems can have various job opportunities in prominent organisations with good salaries.

In this 1-day Supply Chain Management Training course, delegates will learn many logistics and supply chain concepts, including their definition scope, importance, impacts, challenges, etc. They will also learn planning logistics, supply chain segmentation, logistics network planning and management, and many more. Delegates will also know how to make decisions regarding procurement and inventory, warehousing and storage, transport mode, and selection process, along with the cost. Our experienced trainers with plenty of experience in planning and managing logistics and supply chains will conduct this course and help delegates to learn the best-practised approaches used in this field.

Other than these above topics, you will also learn the following topics:

  • Importance of logistics and distribution
  • Logistics concept and planning for logistics
  • Logistics processes
  • Warehousing and storage
  • Inventory planning and management
  • Cost and performance monitoring

After attending this course, delegates will be able to plan the Logistics of supplying products and services. They will also have competence for improving and redesigning any logistics system's efficiency. Delegates will also be able to plan the warehousing and storage logistics for the supply chain.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

Supply Chain Management is a consolidated method directed toward planning and managing the circulation of goods, capital, and information throughout the total value and supply chain.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend this Supply Chain Management Training course.
This Supply Chain Management Training course is ideal for anyone who wishes to manage efficient goods movement.
Analysts, consultant, purchasing manager, inventory manager, warehousing manager, supply-chain manager, customer service, and international Logistics manager.
The terms Logistics and Supply Chain Management are related to the movement and handling of goods and services. Even they both are related to the same thing, but they are somewhat different in meaning. Supply chain management includes the collaboration among distributors, associates, producers, wholesalers, retail chains, and consumers and connects business operations. In comparison, logistics comprises the storage and movement of goods and services both in or out of the organisation.
In this course, you will learn many things about logistics and supply chain concepts and their structure. You will also learn about the planning logistics process, procurement and inventory decisions, warehousing principles, transportation methods, operational management, and many more concepts to help you manage logistics and supply chain operations.
Attending this Supply Chain Management Training will help you gain the knowledge and skills required to get job opportunities as Purchase Manager, Strategic Planner, Materials Analyst, Supply Chain Manager, Warehouse Manager, etc.
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Supply Chain Management Training.

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