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BMC Training provides a training course in Shipping And Port Management Specialist In Maritime Logistics in Warehouse , Logistics , Supply Chain and Inventory

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This course covers many topics including shipping lines, container tankers, dry bulk, and port-centric logistics; it is a helpful, up-to-date resource for students of logistics and logistics professionals.

On completion of this course you should be able to: 

  • Examine the latest developments, knowledge and practices taking place in logistics and supply chains within the shipping and port industry
  • Define maritime logistics value and its strategic significance
  • Provide a global perspective on the increasingly key area of logistics
  • Understand all the aspects of logistics including container shipping, dry and wet bulk shipping, and port-centric logistics
  • Define logistics hub and its applications for container ports and improve Supply chain accessibility and efficiency

Course Outline

Defining Maritime Logistics And Its Value

  • Maritime logistics in concept
  • Maritime logistics value defined
  • Strategic significance of maritime logistics value
  • Concluding remarks

International Maritime Trade And Logistics

  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Logistics and transport
  • Global trade and international maritime trade
  • Global trade and international trade

Intermodal Freight Transport And Logistics

  • Characteristics of intermodal transport
  • Containerisation of intermodal transport
  • Advantages of intermodal transport
  • Containerisation and intermodal transport
  • Development of intermodal transport
  • Combined transport operators and their services
  • Towards innovative intermodal transport

The Human Element In Maritime Logistics

  • The human element in science and theory
  • Effects on system performance and wellbeing

Developing Liner Service Networks In Container Shipping

  • Background on container shipping
  • Configuration and design of liner shipping services
  • Shipping routes, network patterns and port centrality

Supply Chain Integration Of Shipping Companies

  • Supply chain integration in the maritime shipping industry
  • The impact of supply chain integration on shipping firm performance

Logistics Strategy In Container Shipping

  • Literature review
  • Container line logistics activities
  • Liner operator case studies
  • Strategic groups

Tanker Shipping Logistics

  • Transfer components
  • Marine terminals
  • Contractual relationships
  • Cargo transfer procedures
  • Cargo losses

Dry Bulk Shipping Logistics

  • Dry bulk trade
  • Dry bulk fleet
  • Economies of dry bulk trade
  • Principles of dry bulk shipping logistics

Dry Port In Concept And Practice

  • Intermodality and seaport inland access
  • Intermodal terminal facilities
  • The dry port concept
  • Dry port examples in Europe

Defining Logistics Hub And Its Applications For Container Ports

  • Logistics hub in perspective
  • Application of logistics hub to container port
  • Economics and social network theories for container hub port evolution

Hinterland Logistics And Global Supply Chains

  • Supply chain accessibility and efficiency
  • System design
  • Strategy
  • Management
  • Hinterland logistics and its influence on global supply chains

Port And Logistics Chains: Changes In Organizational Effectiveness

  • Ports and logistics chains
  • Port authorities in logistics chains

Logistics Performance Of Supply Chain-Oriented Ports

  • Review of relevant literature
  • Evolution of port research
  • Supply chains and seaports
  • Integration of ports in supply chains
  • Research model and data collection
  • Empirical analysis and results

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