Logistics And Distribution Management Course

Explore logistics and distribution management. Join this course to learn about efficient distribution strategies, transportation management, and overall logistics operations. BMC Training offers Logistics And Distribution Management Course in Warehouse , Logistics , Supply Chain and Inventory Courses.

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Logistics And Distribution Management Training Course

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Dubai , UAE 16 - Jun - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 22072.5 GBP
Paris , France 16 - Jun - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 31600 GBP
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Bali , Indonesia 23 - Jun - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 34800 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 23 - Jun - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 33600 GBP
Washington , United States 23 - Jun - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 54000 GBP
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Rome , Italy 2 - Jun - 2024 27 - Jun - 2024 31600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 2 - Jun - 2024 27 - Jun - 2024 33200 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 2 - Jun - 2024 27 - Jun - 2024 34800 GBP
Milan , Italy 9 - Jun - 2024 4 - Jul - 2024 30000 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 16 - Jun - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 46000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 7 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 21200 GBP
Rome , Italy 7 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 31600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 7 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 33200 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 7 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 34800 GBP
Dubai , UAE 14 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 22072.5 GBP
Paris , France 14 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 31600 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 14 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 36400 GBP
London , UK 21 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 23800 GBP
Madrid , Spain 21 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 30000 GBP
Munich , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 35600 GBP
Berlin , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 33200 GBP
New York , United States 21 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 51000 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 21 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 36400 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 28 - Jul - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 22200 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 28 - Jul - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 34800 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 28 - Jul - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 33600 GBP
Washington , United States 28 - Jul - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 54000 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 14 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 46000 GBP
Milan , Italy 21 - Jul - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 30000 GBP
London , UK 4 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 23800 GBP
Madrid , Spain 4 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 30000 GBP
Munich , Germany 4 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 35600 GBP
Berlin , Germany 4 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 33200 GBP
New York , United States 4 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 51000 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 4 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 36400 GBP
Dubai , UAE 11 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 22072.5 GBP
Paris , France 11 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 31600 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 11 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 36400 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 18 - Aug - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 22200 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 18 - Aug - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 34800 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 18 - Aug - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 33600 GBP
Washington , United States 18 - Aug - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 54000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 25 - Aug - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 21200 GBP
Rome , Italy 25 - Aug - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 31600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 25 - Aug - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 33200 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 25 - Aug - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 34800 GBP
Milan , Italy 4 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 30000 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 11 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 46000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 22 - Sep - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 21200 GBP
Rome , Italy 22 - Sep - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 31600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 22 - Sep - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 33200 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 22 - Sep - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 34800 GBP
Dubai , UAE 1 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 22072.5 GBP
Paris , France 1 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 31600 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 1 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 36400 GBP
London , UK 8 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 23800 GBP
Madrid , Spain 8 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 30000 GBP
Munich , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 35600 GBP
Berlin , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 33200 GBP
New York , United States 8 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 51000 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 8 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 36400 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 15 - Sep - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 22200 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 15 - Sep - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 34800 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 15 - Sep - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 33600 GBP
Washington , United States 15 - Sep - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 54000 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 1 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 46000 GBP
Milan , Italy 8 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 30000 GBP
London , UK 20 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 23800 GBP
Madrid , Spain 20 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 30000 GBP
Munich , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 35600 GBP
Berlin , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 33200 GBP
New York , United States 20 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 51000 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 20 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 36400 GBP
Dubai , UAE 27 - Oct - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 22072.5 GBP
Paris , France 27 - Oct - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 31600 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 27 - Oct - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 36400 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 6 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 22200 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 6 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 34800 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 6 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 33600 GBP
Washington , United States 6 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 54000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 13 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 21200 GBP
Rome , Italy 13 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 31600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 13 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 33200 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 13 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 34800 GBP
Milan , Italy 20 - Oct - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 30000 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 27 - Oct - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 46000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 17 - Nov - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 21200 GBP
Rome , Italy 17 - Nov - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 31600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 17 - Nov - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 33200 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 17 - Nov - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 34800 GBP
Dubai , UAE 24 - Nov - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 22072.5 GBP
Paris , France 24 - Nov - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 31600 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 24 - Nov - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 36400 GBP
London , UK 3 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 23800 GBP
Madrid , Spain 3 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 30000 GBP
Munich , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 35600 GBP
Berlin , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 33200 GBP
New York , United States 3 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 51000 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 3 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 36400 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 10 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 22200 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 10 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 34800 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 10 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 33600 GBP
Washington , United States 10 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 54000 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 24 - Nov - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 46000 GBP
Milan , Italy 3 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 30000 GBP
London , UK 15 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 23800 GBP
Madrid , Spain 15 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 30000 GBP
Munich , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 35600 GBP
Berlin , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 33200 GBP
New York , United States 15 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 51000 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 15 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 36400 GBP
Dubai , UAE 22 - Dec - 2024 16 - Jan - 2025 22072.5 GBP
Paris , France 22 - Dec - 2024 16 - Jan - 2025 31600 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 22 - Dec - 2024 16 - Jan - 2025 36400 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 1 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 22200 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 1 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 34800 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 1 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 33600 GBP
Washington , United States 1 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 54000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 8 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 21200 GBP
Rome , Italy 8 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 31600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 8 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 33200 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 8 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 34800 GBP
Milan , Italy 15 - Dec - 2024 9 - Jan - 2025 30000 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 22 - Dec - 2024 16 - Jan - 2025 46000 GBP

Course Syllabus

Objectives

On completion of this course you should be able to: 

  • Gain a broad knowledge of supply chain segmentation, air transport, maritime transport and outsourcing, there is detailed
  • Discuss the latest trends and issues that confront logistics in details.
  • Improve service and reduce cost, as well as recognize the many different facets of logistics and the supply chain.
  • Understand various issues on logistics and distribution; planning and logistics; procurement and inventory decisions
  • Explain the concepts of warehousing and storage, freight transport and operational management.  

Course Outline

Module 1: Concepts Of Logistics And Distribution

Introduction To Logistics And Distribution

  • Scope and definition
  • Historical perspective
  • Importance of logistics and distribution
  • Logistics and supply chain structure

Integrated Logistics And The Supply Chain

  • The total logistics concept
  • Planning for logistics
  • The financial impact of logistics
  • Globalization and integration
  • Integrated systems
  • Competitive advantage through logistics
  • Logistics and supply chain management

Customer Service And Logistics

  • The importance of customer service
  • The components of customer service
  • Two conceptual models of service quality
  • Developing a customer service policy
  • Levels of customer service
  • Measuring customer service
  • The customer service explosion

Channels Of Distribution

  • Physical distribution channel types and structures
  • Channel selection
  • Outsourcing channels

Key Issues And Challenges For Logistics And The Supply Chain

  • The external environment
  • Manufacturing and supply
  • Logistics and distribution
  • Retailing
  • The consumer

Module 2: Planning For Logistics

 Planning Framework For Logistics

  • Pressures for change
  • Strategic planning overview
  • Logistics design strategy
  • Product characteristics
  • The product life cycle
  • Packaging
  • Unit loads

Logistics Processes

  • The importance of logistics processes
  • Logistics process types and categories
  • Approach
  • Tools and techniques

Supply Chain Segmentation

  • Product segmentation
  • Demand and supply segmentation
  • Marketing segmentation
  • Combined segmentation frameworks
  • Implementation

Logistics Network Planning

  • The role of distribution centers and warehouses
  • Cost relationships
  • A planned approach or methodology
  • Initial analysis and option definition
  • Logistics modeling: logistics option analysis
  • Evaluate results: matching logistics strategy to business strategy
  • Practical considerations for site search

Logistics Management And Organization

  • Relationships with other corporate functions
  • Logistics organizational structures
  • Organizational integration
  • The role of the logistics or distribution manager
  • Payment schemes
  • The selection of temporary staff and assets

Multichannel Fulfillment

  • Issues
  • Food retailing
  • Non-food retailing

Manufacturing Logistics

  • Typology of operations
  • Just-in-time
  • Manufacturing resource planning (MRPII)
  • Material requirements planning (MRP)
  • The MRP system
  • Flexible fulfillment (postponement)
  • The effects of distribution activities
  • Future developments

Module 3: Procurement And Inventory Decisions

Basic Inventory Planning And Management

  • The need to hold stocks
  • Types of stockholding/ inventory
  • Stockholding policy implications for other logistics functions
  • Inventory costs
  • Reasons for rising inventory costs
  • Inventory replenishment systems
  • The reorder point and safety stock
  • The bullwhip effect
  • The economic order quantity
  • Demand forecasting

Inventory And The Supply Chain

  • Problems with traditional approaches to inventory planning
  • Different inventory requirements and the ‘decoupling point’
  • The lead-time gap
  • Inventory and time
  • Analyzing time and inventory
  • Inventory planning for manufacturing
  • Inventory planning for retailing

Procurement And Supply

  • The procurement cycle
  • The scope of procurement
  • Setting the procurement objectives
  • Managing the suppliers
  • Expediting
  • Procurement performance measures
  • Collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment
  • Factory gate pricing
  • E-procurement
  • Corruption

Module 4: Warehousing And Storage

Principles Of Warehousing

  • The role of warehouses
  • Strategic issues affecting warehousing
  • Warehouse operations
  • Costs
  • Packaging and unit loads

Storage And Handling Systems (Palletized)

  • Pallet movement
  • Pallet stacking
  • Palletized storage
  • Palletized storage – comparison of systems

Storage And Handling Systems (Non-Palletized)

  • Small item storage systems
  • Truck attachments
  • Long loads
  • Cranes
  • Conveyors
  • Automated guided vehicles
  • Hanging garment systems

Order Picking And Packing

  • Order picking concepts
  • Order picking equipment
  • Sortation
  • Picking area layout
  • Slotting
  • Pick routes
  • Information in order picking
  • E-fulfillment  
  • Picking productivity
  • Replenishment
  • Packing

Receiving And Dispatch

  • Receiving processes
  • Dispatch processes
  • Cross-docking
  • Returned goods
  • Receiving and dispatch equipment
  • Layouts

Warehouse Design

  • Design procedure

Warehouse Management And Information

  • Operational management
  • Performance monitoring
  • Information technology
  • Data capture and transmission
  • Radio data communication
  • Truck management

Module 5: Freight Transport

International Logistics: Modal Choice

  • Relative importance of the main modes of freight transport
  • Method of selection
  • Operational factors
  • Transport mode characteristics
  • Consignment factors
  • Cost and service requirements
  • Aspects of international trade

Maritime Transport

  • Structure of the industry
  • Common shipping terms
  • Surcharges
  • Documentation
  • Vessel classification
  • Common ship types and their cargoes
  • Ports and cargo handling
  • Other factors

Air Transport

  • Structure of the industry
  • Air cargo handling
  • Types of air freighter
  • Documentation
  • Air hubs and spokes
  • Air freight pricing
  • Air cargo security

Rail And Intermodal Transport

  • Intermodal equipment
  • Intermodal vehicles
  • Intermodal infrastructure
  • Mode shift grant schemes
  • Rail transport

Road Freight Transport: Vehicle Selection

  • Main vehicle types
  • Types of operation
  • Load types and characteristics
  • Main types of vehicle body
  • The wider implications of vehicle selection
  • Vehicle acquisition

Road Freight Transport: Vehicle Costing

  • Reasons for road freight transport vehicle costing
  • Key aspects of road transport costing
  • Vehicle standing costs
  • Vehicle running costs
  • Overhead costs
  • Costing the total transport operation
  • Whole life costing
  • Vehicle cost comparisons
  • Zero-based budgets

Road Freight Transport: Planning And Resourcing

  • Need for planning
  • Fleet management
  • Main types of road freight transport
  • Transport resources: requirements and optimization
  • Vehicle routeing and scheduling issues
  • Manual methods of vehicle routeing and scheduling
  • Computer routeing and scheduling
  • Other road-freight transport information systems applications

Module 6: Operational Management

Cost And Performance Monitoring

  • Why monitor?
  • Different approaches to cost and performance monitoring
  • What to measure against?
  • A logistics operational planning and control system
  • Good practice
  • Influencing factors
  • Detailed metrics and KPIs
  • The presentation of metrics

Benchmarking

  • Why should an organization engage in benchmarking?
  • How to conduct a benchmarking exercise
  • Formal benchmarking systems
  • Benchmarking distribution operations

Information And Communication Technology In The Supply Chain

  • Basic communication
  • Supply chain planning
  • Warehousing
  • Inventory
  • Transport
  • Other applications
  • Trading using the internet – E-Commerce

Outsourcing: Services And Decision Criteria

  • Outsourcing operations
  • Different service types
  • Value added services
  • Drivers and drawbacks of outsourcing
  • What are the critical factors of choice?

Outsourcing: The Selection Process

  • Approach
  • Detailed steps

Outsourcing Management

  • The need for management
  • Managing the relationship
  • Implementation planning
  • Monitoring an outsourced logistics operation

Security And Safety In Distribution

  • International security measures
  • Strategic security measures
  • Tactical security measures
  • Safety in the distribution centre and warehouse

Logistics And The Environment

  • The European Union and environmental legislation
  • Logistics and environmental best practice
  • Alternative fuels

Humanitarian Logistics

  • Key differences
  • Performance measurement
  • Key terms
  • Pre-positioning of resources
  • Assessment and planning
  • The cluster approach
  • Distribution

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