Technical >> Logistics

Logistics and Transport Operations Management





Fee inclusive of VAT

Course Overview

This Logistics and Transport Management training course examines the effective management and flow of materials through an organization’s supply chain. Significant costs and delays to standard operations and projects are often caused by small inefficiencies in logistics and transport. This EuroMaTech training course discusses how costs can be reduced, performance can be improved as well as an increase in customer satisfaction.

Course Objective

  • Understand how the supply and demand chains work
  • Examine the most effective purchasing practices
  • Learn new trends in supplier management
  • Gain greater insight into the negotiation process
  • Study the use of negotiation techniques
  • Examine inventory reduction techniques
  • Explore new methods and technologies in warehousing
  • Analyze the function of transportation management

Who Should Attend?

  • Business professionalswho work in purchasing, procurement, stock control, warehousing and materials management would find this training session extremely beneficial, enabling them to bring improvements to their area of the business.

Course Outline

Understanding the Supply and Demand Chains

  • How organization supply and demand chains work
  • Objectives of supply chain management
  • The key steps in purchasing
  • Supplier location and selection
  • Types of contracts and purchase orders
  • Supplier management
  • Quality assurance
  • Remedies for non-performance of suppliers

Inventory Management

  • Inventory management systems
  • Establishing inventory levels
  • Supplier managed inventory
  • Consignment inventory
  • Just in time inventory management
  • Obtaining the benefits of standardization
  • Utilizing ABC analysis
  • Inventory management effectiveness measures

Negotiation Skills Development

  • Communication and foundations of successful negotiations
  • Overcoming difficulties in negotiations
  • The impact of ethics
  • Establishing negotiating goals
  • Effective negotiating strategies
  • Effective negotiating techniques
  • Negotiation tactics

Managing Warehouse Operations

  • Warehouse functions
  • Utilizing warehouse systems
  • Warehouse layout
  • Inventory accuracy and cycle counting
  • Bar coding identification systems
  • Radio frequency identification systems
  • Improving warehousing productivity
  • Overcoming barriers to performance

Managing Transportation Operations

  • Correct application of Incoterms
  • Air carrier selection criteria
  • Ocean carrier selection criteria
  • Obtaining insurance coverage
  • Managing truck delivery operations
  • Utilizing modern tracking technology
  • Effective use of consolidation
  • Measuring transportation performance

Training Methodology

  • Presentation & Slides
  • Audio Visual Aids
  • Interactive Discussion
  • Participatory Exercise
  • Action Learning
  • Class Activities
  • Case Studies
  • Workshops
  • Simulation

Terms & Conditions

ACTrain reserves the right to alter the Course Schedule without Prior Notification, Fees Quoted are Subject to Terms & Conditions Outlined in ACTrain's Registration Policy

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