Logistics and Supply Chain Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of logistics and supply chain
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Learn all about logistics! In this course you'll learn the fundamental concepts of logistics and supply chain management.

The logistic aspects is a key component in a companies success. Professionals in this field play an important role in fulfilling customer demands, ordering and managing inventory, controlling inbound and outbound shipments, reducing costs, saving time, and meeting company objectives.

Companies worldwide are leveraging supply chain management to create and maintain a strategic competitive advantage. This trend, in turn, is fueling a growing demand for logistic and supply chain professionals.

In this course, you learn all about logistics and the critical skills needed to be successful in this exciting field. We'll explore topics such as how logistics work, product distribution, transportation management, supply chain, inventory control, and much more.

This course will not only show you how to create and operate a logistics function, but it will also show you how to achieve success through a combination of strategies and tactics.

What are the requirements?

  • an interest in learning about logistics

What am I going to get from this course?

  • understand the fundamentals of how logistics and supply chain works
  • learn about inbound, outbound, and reverse logistics
  • latest trends in logistics

Who is the target audience?

  • anyone looking to learn about how logistics and supply chain works
  • anyone interested in a career in the logistics field

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started
Logistics Overview
Logistics Metrics
Importance of Logistics
Logistics Definition
Section 2: How Logistics Work
Inbound and Outbound Logistics
Reverse Logistics
Decisions to Consider
Logistic Choices
Storage and Distribution
Information Flows
Section 3: Supply Chain Coordination
How Logistics and Supply Chain work together
Supply and Demand
How Logistics interacts with other parts of a company
Coordination in Logisitics
Section 4: Logistic Trends
Managing returns in Logistics
Regional Supply Chains
Adapting to changes in logistics
Building a strong logistics reputation
Section 5: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Knowledge Tree International, Business Training & Education

We are an educational team that prepares individuals to excel as professionals in the business world. We are committed to providing students professional development, networking, and learning opportunities through our educational content. Our instructors are industry leading experts in the subjects they teach, because they continue to spend time working on real-world industry applications. They are expert trainers – able to communicate complex concepts clearly, understandably and with the enthusiasm that will inspire you to learn.

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