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Diploma in Logistics Management

Logistics management plays a significant role in the success of any company’s operations and has a direct impact on its bottom line. More importantly, logistics processes play a big part in customer satisfaction, which is more important than low product costs.

Logistics professionals should think of themselves as a customer-facing portion of the company and strive every day to add value for their customers. The Council of Supply Chain Management defines logistics management as: “… that part of supply chain management that plans, implements and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers’ requirements.”

Logistics management is often confused with supply chain management. Supply chain management has broader objectives and actually encompasses logistics management. Supply chain management (SCM) includes inter-enterprise, multi-functional processes that target everything from the supplier’s inbound freight to the end consumer.

Logistics management (LM) is the more practical, hands-on part of the supply chain where goods are transported into a facility, properly stored, handled and transported out. LM focuses on short-term procedures and SCM is focused on the long-term.

In this course, you will learn about the development and focal points of logistics management, difficulties companies have within these focal points and the best practices to achieve optimized logistics, which leads to superior customer service.

Upon Completion of this course, student will be able to:

  • Define the term Logistics management.
  • Describe how Logistics networks operate.
  • List key benefits of Logistics chains.
  • Describe best practices in Logistics management

Course Curriculum

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1
Introduction to Logistics Management
Self-Paced
2
Objectives and Functions of Logistics
Self-Paced
3
Roles of Logistics Management in an Organization
Self-Paced
4
Value delivery in the Supply Chain
5
Logistics and Customer Service
Self-Paced
6
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 2: CUSTOMER SERVICE IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1
Phases in Customer Service
Self-Paced
2
Procurement and Outsourcing
Self-Paced
3
Outsourcing
Self-Paced
4
Inventory Role & Importance of Inventory
Self-Paced
5
Inventory Efficiency in the Supply Chain
Self-Paced
6
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 3: INVENTORY MANAGEMENT AS A TOOL FOR LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1
Inventory Management
Self-Paced
2
Importance of Inventory Management in the Supply Chain
Self-Paced
3
Inventory Management Strategy Development Process
Self-Paced
4
Materials Management
Self-Paced
5
Purchasing
Self-Paced
6
Stores Management and Operation
Self-Paced
7
Warehousing
Self-Paced
8
Material Storage Systems
Self-Paced
9
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 4: TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1
Transportation
Self-Paced
2
Participants in the Transportation Decisions
Self-Paced
3
Transport Economics
Self-Paced
4
Transportation Management
Self-Paced
5
Warehousing / Distribution
Self-Paced
6
Nature of warehousing costs
Self-Paced
7
Packaging and Materials Handling
Self-Paced
8
Palletization for Unitization
Self-Paced
9
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 5: INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL LOGISTICS

1
What is Global Logistics?
Self-Paced
2
Strategic Issues in Global Logistics
Self-Paced
3
Supply Chain Perspective
Self-Paced
4
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 6: LOGISTICS COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS

1
Role of 3PL & 4PL
Self-Paced
2
Advantages to companies by using 3PL services:
Self-Paced
3
Fourth Party Logistics
Self-Paced
4
Key Trends in Logistics Outsourcing
Self-Paced
5
Wrapping Up
Self-Paced
6
Quiz
10 questions

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SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1
Introduction to Logistics Management
Self-Paced
2
Objectives and Functions of Logistics
Self-Paced
3
Roles of Logistics Management in an Organization
Self-Paced
4
Value delivery in the Supply Chain
5
Logistics and Customer Service
Self-Paced
6
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 2: CUSTOMER SERVICE IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1
Phases in Customer Service
Self-Paced
2
Procurement and Outsourcing
Self-Paced
3
Outsourcing
Self-Paced
4
Inventory Role & Importance of Inventory
Self-Paced
5
Inventory Efficiency in the Supply Chain
Self-Paced
6
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 3: INVENTORY MANAGEMENT AS A TOOL FOR LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1
Inventory Management
Self-Paced
2
Importance of Inventory Management in the Supply Chain
Self-Paced
3
Inventory Management Strategy Development Process
Self-Paced
4
Materials Management
Self-Paced
5
Purchasing
Self-Paced
6
Stores Management and Operation
Self-Paced
7
Warehousing
Self-Paced
8
Material Storage Systems
Self-Paced
9
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 4: TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1
Transportation
Self-Paced
2
Participants in the Transportation Decisions
Self-Paced
3
Transport Economics
Self-Paced
4
Transportation Management
Self-Paced
5
Warehousing / Distribution
Self-Paced
6
Nature of warehousing costs
Self-Paced
7
Packaging and Materials Handling
Self-Paced
8
Palletization for Unitization
Self-Paced
9
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 5: INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL LOGISTICS

1
What is Global Logistics?
Self-Paced
2
Strategic Issues in Global Logistics
Self-Paced
3
Supply Chain Perspective
Self-Paced
4
Quiz
10 questions

SECTION 6: LOGISTICS COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS

1
Role of 3PL & 4PL
Self-Paced
2
Advantages to companies by using 3PL services:
Self-Paced
3
Fourth Party Logistics
Self-Paced
4
Key Trends in Logistics Outsourcing
Self-Paced
5
Wrapping Up
Self-Paced
6
Quiz
10 questions
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