Logistics emerged in response to the cross-functional model for business success, and the need for integrating operations across the supply network. While this discipline continues to develop, it’s time to take a fresh and contemporary look at logistics management. The competitive advantage of tomorrow stems from maximising customer service today. Logistics plays a crucial role in this endeavour.
This course was designed based on the instructor's real-world knowledge and experience, gained through hands-on operations. It will enable you to improve the logistics function within your company as a whole, by teaching you the basic principles and good practices of logistics and supply chain management. You'll learn effective methods for aligning logistics and marketing strategy, managing logistics costs for better value creation, managing lead times for better serve customers by reducing production and demand times, planning and executing material flow and using the Lean thinking, and developing a framework for managing the logistics and supply chain functions .
By completing this course, you'll be armed with the valuable and practical skills you need to improve both your personal performance as a logistics professional, and the overall performance of your company's logistics function as an integral part of the supply chain. You'll know how to put the end customer first in logistics thinking, how value is created in a supply network, how to manage the logistics costs, and how to design a balanced measurement system.
You'll understand the key elements and basic dimensions of logistics operations, how to leverage the lean thinking to plan and control material flow, and the crucial role of agility in aligning material flow across the network. You'll also understand the significance of integration and collaboration in the supply chain. And finally, you'll know how to expect future changes in the areas of internal alignment, collaborative developments, managing cost-to-serve, and the creation of logistics/supply chain professionals of the future.
Operational Excellence Training is a leading provider of high-quality courses and programs related to Industrial Management, Health and Safety at Work, Transportation, Supply Chain Operations, Manufacturing and Warehouse Management.
Currently, our team includes 5 instructors with expertise in manufacturing, logistics, operations, and services. All the instructors are international-level experts, having 15+ years of practice and Master’s Degree in their relevant field.
Among other professional recognitions, our instructors are members of APICS (Association for Supply Chain and Operations Management), Certified Supply Chain Professionals (CSCP), Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belts (Acuity Institute) and Certified in Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP Institute).
Our mission is simple: we aim to provide an interactive and engaging learning experience for professionals all around the globe and help them understand and adapt to the requirements of modern management.
The courses we create are structured in a step-by-step manner and contain up-to-date content and comprehensive resources that get our students to the next level.
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