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Logistics Fundamentals

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Course Overview

This intensive 5-day training course provides a comprehensive overview of logistics principles and practices. Designed for both beginners and those seeking to refresh their knowledge, this program equips participants with the essential skills to navigate the complexities of the modern supply chain. Through interactive lectures, case studies, and practical exercises, you'll gain a solid understanding of key logistics concepts, industry best practices, and emerging technologies.

 

Objective:

  1. Define key logistics terminology and concepts.
  2. Analyse the role of logistics within the supply chain ecosystem.
  3. Identify different transportation modes and their applications.
  4. Optimise warehouse operations for efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  5. Develop strategies for inventory management and demand forecasting.
  6. Implement effective risk management techniques in logistics.
  7. Leverage technology solutions to improve supply chain visibility and performance.
  8. Develop communication and collaboration skills for successful supply chain management.

 

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Course Outline

Day 1: Introduction to Logistics

  1. The Evolving Landscape of Logistics: Understanding the impact of globalization, e-commerce, and technological advancements on the supply chain.
  2. Logistics Fundamentals: Exploring core concepts like transportation, warehousing, inventory management, and order fulfilment.
  3. Logistics Costs and Performance Measurement: Identifying key performance indicators (KPIs) for evaluating logistics effectiveness and optimising costs.
  4. Case Study: Analysing a Real-World Logistics Challenge

Day 2: Transportation Management

  • Transportation Modes: Comparing and contrasting different modes (road, air, ocean, rail) and their suitability for various needs.
  • Freight Forwarding and Third-Party Logistics (3PL): Understanding the role of these service providers in modern logistics.
  • Routing and Scheduling Strategies: Optimizing transportation routes and schedules for efficiency and cost-reduction.
  • International Trade Considerations: Discussing customs regulations, documentation, and Incoterms (International Commercial Terms).

Day 3: Warehousing and Inventory Management

  • Warehouse Design and Layout: Optimising warehouse space utilisation and material flow.
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS): Exploring technology solutions for efficient warehouse operations.
  • Inventory Management Techniques: Implementing methods like Just-in-Time (JIT) and ABC classification.
  • Inventory Control and Forecasting: Predicting demand and managing stock levels to avoid shortages or overstocking.

Day 4: Risk Management and Technology Adoption

  • Identifying and Mitigating Logistics Risks: Strategies for managing disruptions, delays, and potential losses throughout the supply chain.
  • Insurance and Risk Management Tools: Understanding insurance options and risk mitigation strategies for cargo movement.
  • The Role of Technology in Logistics: Exploring emerging technologies like blockchain, automation, and artificial intelligence (AI) in supply chain management.
  • Implementing Technology for Improved Visibility and Control: Identifying appropriate technology solutions for your specific needs.
  • Group Discussion: The Future of Logistics - Impact of Technology

Day 5: Collaboration and Supply Chain Management

  • Building Strategic Partnerships: Importance of collaboration with suppliers, carriers, and other stakeholders in the supply chain.
  • Optimising Supply Chain Performance: Integrating different logistics functions for seamless flow of goods and information.
  • The Importance of Communication: Developing effective communication strategies within the supply chain network.
  • Continuous Improvement: Strategies for ongoing performance evaluation and improvement in logistics operations.

 

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