The Logistics and Supply Chain Fundamentals course is a condensed 1-month program designed to introduce participants to the essential principles and concepts of logistics and supply chain management. The curriculum focuses on providing a broad understanding of the key components and processes involved in effectively managing the flow of goods and services within a supply chain.
✔ Introduce participants to the basic concepts and terminology of logistics and supply chain management.
✔ Familiarize participants with the different stages and functions within a typical supply chain.
✔ Provide an overview of transportation, warehousing, and inventory management practices.
✔ Understand the importance of demand forecasting and planning for efficient supply chain operations.
✔ Examine the role of technology and digital tools in modern logistics management.
➤ Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
➤ Definition and significance of logistics and supply chain management.
➤ Key components and stages of a supply chain.
➤ Supply Chain Functions and Processes.
➤ Procurement and sourcing.
➤ Production and manufacturing.
➤ Distribution and delivery.
➤ Transportation in Supply Chain.
➤ Overview of transportation modes (road, rail, air, sea).
➤ Freight and cargo handling.
➤ Last-mile delivery challenges.
➤ Warehousing and Inventory Management.
➤ Warehousing operations and layout.
➤ Inventory control and optimization techniques.
➤ Just-in-time (JIT) inventory management.
➤ Demand Forecasting and Planning.
➤ Basics of demand forecasting.
➤ Inventory planning and order fulfillment.
➤ Managing supply chain variability.
➤ Introduction to Supply Chain Technology.
➤ Role of technology in logistics and supply chain management.
➤ Basic overview of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Transportation Management Systems (TMS).
The course will include quizzes, practical exercises, and a final assessment to gauge participants’ understanding of the topics covered during the 1-month program.