Training Description

It has now been established without any doubt whatsoever that lean supply chains and efficient logistics systems lead directly to increased bottom line profits. Businesses are increasingly looking for improvements in their logistics and supply chain performance. While many students may wish to attain a PG Diploma in supply chain management to enhance their performance potential with an existing employer, others may view this major as an opportunity to become familiar with logistics and supply chain operations.

Course Objectives

Each attendee who will complete this training will gain the following outcomes:

  • Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on logistics management and supply chain.
  • Explain core concepts of supply chain management.
  • Understand the role of logistics in the supply chain.
  • Deliver customer value.
  • Manage the transportation function effectively.
  • Apply the principle of warehouse design and operation.
  • Develop an effective inventory management function.

Who should attend?

This course is beneficial to anyone who are managing logistics services and who would like to explore how to develop a world-class logistics operation. Whether new to the profession or time-served at a senior level, the participants will benefit from a program which explores the essential elements of logistic management, the current challenges and modern advancements.

Course Duration and Assessment

The training lasts for Five (5) day.

Participants are evaluated through the instructor’s observation of the reasonable application of skills. Performance and written evaluations are available and optional for use.

Training Program

The following program is planned for this training. However, the instructor(s) may modify this program before or during the training for technical reasons with no prior notice to the delegates. Nevertheless, the training objectives will always be met:

DAY 1

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome & Introduction

09:30 – 10:30

Best Practice in Supply Chain Management

  • The Changing Competitive Environment
  • Strategic Activity

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 12:30

Best Practice in Supply Chain Management (cont’d)

  • Tactical Aspects

12:30 – 01:30

Best Practice in Supply Chain Management (cont’d)

  • Operational Considerations

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 03:30

Best Practice in Supply Chain Management (cont’d)

  • Materials Management in the Supply Chain

03:30 – 03:45

Break

03:45 – 04:00

Training Wrap-Up

04:00

End of the Day One

DAY 2

09:00 – 09:30

Training Recapitulation for Day One

09:30 – 10:30

Strategic Approach to Logistics Management (cont’d)

  • The Mission of Logistics Management

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 12:30

Strategic Approach to Logistics Management (cont’d)

  • Logistics Performance

12:30 – 01:30

Strategic Approach to Logistics Management (cont’d)

  • Logistics and Customer Value

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 03:30

Strategic Approach to Logistics Management (cont’d)

  • The Cost of Logistics

03:30 – 03:45

Break

03:45 – 04:00

Training Wrap-Up

04:00

End of the Day Two

DAY 3

09:00 – 09:30

Training Recapitulation for Day Two

09:30 – 10:30

Transport ManagementEfficient and Effective Transportation ● Storage of Goods including Services

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 12:30

Transport Management (cont’d)

  • Point of Origin to Point of Consumption

12:30 – 01:30

Transport Management (cont’d)

  • Conforming to Customer Requirements

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 03:30

Transport Management (cont’d)

  • Inbound, Outbound, Internal, and External Movements

03:30 – 03:45

Break

03:45 – 04:00

Training Wrap-Up

04:00

End of the Day Three

DAY 4

09:00 – 09:30

Training Recapitulation for Day Three

09:30 – 10:30

Warehousing OperationsObjectives and Scope of Warehouse Operations ● The Changing Role of the Warehouse Manager

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 12:30

Warehousing Operations (cont’d)Warehouse Operations and the Value Chain ● Supply Network Optimization

12:30 – 01:30

Warehousing Operations (cont’d)Customer Service and Total Distribution Cost Concept ● Characteristics of Effective and Efficient Warehouse Operations ● Design Layout and Process Design

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 03:30

Warehousing Operations (cont’d)The Lean Warehouse  ● The Role of Technology

03:30 – 03:45

Break

03:45 – 04:00

Training Wrap-Up

04:00

End of the Day Four

DAY 5

09:00 – 09:30

Training Recapitulation for Day Four

09:30 – 10:30

Inventory ManagementDefinitions of Materials Management, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management ● Importance of Stock Valuation and Stock Control Using ABC Analysis ● Inventory and Costs

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 01:30

Inventory ManagementInventory Policies Using Re-order Point Systems, Economic Order Quantities, Independent Demand ● Systems for Dependent Demand

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 02:45

Inventory ManagementInventory Management Techniques and Securing Reductions in Inventory ● Valuation of Stock, such as LIFO, FIFO and Standard Costing

02:45 – 03:00

Break

03:00 – 03:30

The Supply Chain of the FutureEmerging Trends ● The Vision for the Future ● Next Steps

03:30 – 03:45

Training Summary

03:45 – 04:00

Giving of Training Certificate Completion

04:00

End of the Course

Material given during the training:  [DVD’s and Case Studies will be used during this course to illustrate examples of good and bad change implementation processes].

Before the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete a Pre-Course Assessment Form to determine their current level and objectives for attending the course. The content of such Form will be used by the trainer only to give tailored training that is focused on each group of delegates.

At the end of the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete an Individual Development Plan and Vocational Completion Certificate.

 

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