This course provides delegates with an in depth understanding of global logistics management, from the impacts upon supply chain efficiency, through to the use of hub strategies, and fleet management whether in house or via a 3PL or 4PL outsource arrangement.
This course also provides delegates with a full end to end Warehouse Management system, from understanding the role and contribution of the warehouse function, through to optimizing the cost of warehousing, and concluding with effective inventory management techniques and models to ensure that safety stock, mission critical items and slow/obsolete inventory items are affectively managed to provide availability at optimal cost.
The course will wrap with a summary of the key learning points, followed by an action planning exercise with a view to apply the acquired knowledge and skills immediately upon your return to work. Post-course support is also available in relation to the implementation of your action plan, up to six (6) months following course completion.
Role and Contribution of Logistics within the organization
Effective Management of Inbound Logistics
Effective Management of Outbound Logistics
Managing Logistics Assets
Key data flows within Logistics Management
Use of Hub Strategies
Reducing Logistics Cost Base techniques
Global Logistics Management
Managing Multi-Modal Logistics
Effective use of Incoterms 2020
Use of Reverse Logistics and Backhaul
Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Environmental aspects of Supply Chain
Corporate Social Responsibility within the Supply Chain
Diagnostic toolkit and reporting
Role and Contribution of the Warehouse Function to the Organization
Establishing SKU Systems
Effectively managing quality assurance/goods receipt, pick/pack and despatch processes
Warehouse Management Techniques
Reducing Cost of Warehouse function
Effective management of Slow Moving & Obsolete Stock
Effective Stock Taking Strategies
Inventory Management Techniques
ABC/XYZ, EOQ, Mean & Standard Deviation
Managing Mission Critical Inventory
Managing Safety Stock
Creating and Utilizing Forward Demand Plans
Creating effective forward demand plans
Engaging with internal customers
Overcoming challenges within demand planning
Summary and recap of key learning objectives
This course is suitable for:
Supply Chain Managers
Logistics & Distribution Managers
Upon completion of this course, you will:
Understand the role and key contributions of the warehouse function to the organization and its competitive strategy and revenue flows.
Optimize the cost of warehousing.
-Develop and enhance effective inventory control and stock management/analysis techniques.
Implement an Action Plan at your workplace using the knowledge and skills acquired through the course.