Course Outline

Course Outline

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Ref No. Dates Venue Fee (US$)  
MM 004 27 - 31 Jan 2019 Dubai 4500 Register
MM 004 16 - 20 Jun 2019 Dubai 4500 Register
MM 004 27 - 31 Oct 2019 Dubai 4500 Register

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Introduction

Logistics and supply chain management have been among the fastest evolving business disciplines over the past two decades. The continuous arrival of innovative concepts and techniques into the mainstream has resulted in a non-stop journey of learning and development for professionals in logistics and supply chain.

PROCLAD Academy’s highly interactive Logistics & Supply Chain Management training course provides an understanding of the complex production flows, production processes & distribution channels of supply chains, together with operational issues of logistics, and supply chain management, and the importance of warehousing and inventory control.

The key features of PROCLAD Academy’s Logistics & Supply Chain Management training course are:

  • Logistics operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Forecasting and materials planning
  • Warehousing & inventory
  • Transportation
Learning Objectives

By attending PROCLAD Academy’s Logistics & Supply Chain Management training course, participants will:

  • Recognize trends and modern practices in logistics and supply chain management
  • Practice forecasting and inventory optimisation techniques
  • Appraise item categories and formulate appropriate sourcing strategies
  • Describe the role and objectives of transportation management in logistics
  • Use value adding warehousing techniques
Target Audience

PROCLAD Academy’s Logistics & Supply Chain Management training course is designed for:

  • Logistics and supply chain professionals in the operational, supervisory and management level
  • Those seeking to complement their logistics & supply chain experience with the latest theoretical knowledge
Training Methodology

PROCLAD Academy’s practical and results-oriented Logistics & Supply Chain Management training course is based on adult learning concept. It incorporates short inspiring lectures with structured lessons from the learning manual; captivating PowerPoint slides with videos to enhance learning; ongoing discussions with action planning; ample time for Q&A; training activities to reinforce key concepts within a fun learning environment.

Course Outline
  • Role of logistics
  • Supply chain overview
  • Sustainability in supply chains and logistics
  • Supply chain configuration
  • Qualitative forecasting theories
  • Quantitative forecasting techniques
  • Determining economic order quantities
  • Determining reorder points
  • Replenishment strategies
  • Role of procurement
  • Procurement process flows
  • Sourcing strategies
  • Vendor management
  • Partnerships and alliances
  • Definition of fleet management
  • Objectives and costs of fleet management
  • Transportation modes
  • Optimized routing and cubing
  • Incoterms for international commerce
  • Warehousing network design
  • Configuration of warehousing space
  • Value adding activities
  • Warehousing equipment and tools
  • Reverse logistics