Logistics Management Fundamentals
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Logistics Management Fundamentals

Discover Strategies for Coordinating Logistics Processes, Improving Lead Times, and Systematizing Material Flow
4.4 (44 ratings)
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Last updated 3/2017
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What Will I Learn?
  • You'll acquire the skills needed to improve both your own performance as a logistics professional, and your organization’s ability to capitalise on resource management within the supply chain network.
  • You'll learn how to put customers first in terms of logistics planning, how value is generated in a supply system, how to control costs, and how to devise a balanced measurement system.
  • You'll recognise the crucial elements and basic principles of logistics management, how to introduce lean thinking into material flow, and the vital role that agility plays in the distribution of that flow.
  • You'll understand the implications behind assimilation and collaboration within the supply chain.
  • You'll know how to conduct the effective implementation of internal alignment, process improvement, cost-to-serve management, and the preparation of logistics/supply chain professionals for the future.
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Requirements
  • Basic logistics terminology.
Description

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.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is ideal for professionals and students of logistics strategies and supply chain integration, at both the beginner and intermediate levels.
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Curriculum For This Course
62 Lectures
07:38:57
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Basics of Logistics and Supply Chains
6 Lectures 48:19

Section Introduction
01:45


Logistics - Objectives and Capabilities
16:03

Logistics Strategy
08:39

Section Closure
02:17

Quiz
4 questions
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Customer-Driven Logistics
5 Lectures 31:28
Section Introduction
02:11

Customers - Perspectives and Segmentation
09:31

Quality of Services
07:33

Logistics Strategy
10:18

Section Closure
01:55

Quiz
4 questions
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Logistics Costs
6 Lectures 44:13
Section Introduction
01:27

The Basics of Value Creation
08:49

Logistics Costs
11:05

ABC Cost Management
08:26

Measuring the Supply Chain
12:30

Section Closure
01:56

Quiz
4 questions
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International Logistics
6 Lectures 41:26
Section Introduction
03:03

Logistics Drivers
11:59

International Logistics Challenges
10:46

Organisation of International Logistics
06:33

Risk Management and Social Responsibility
07:44

Section Closure
01:21

Quiz
4 questions
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Lead Time Management
7 Lectures 50:36
Section Introduction
02:13

The Competitive Advantage of Time
13:51

Production Time and Demand Time
09:49

Time-Based Process Mapping
06:41

Managing Timeliness
09:33

Time-Based Practices Implementation
06:57

Section Closure
01:32

Quiz
5 questions
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Supply Chain Planning and Control
5 Lectures 48:39
Section Introduction
02:00

Supply Chain Planning
19:32

Just-in-Time
11:06

Lean Thinking
13:57

Section Closure
02:04

Quiz
5 questions
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Supply Chain Agility
5 Lectures 44:47
Section Introduction
01:59

Agility - Demand Characteristics and Supply Capabilities
10:17

Agility - Operating Environments and Preconditions
11:33

Drivers and Practices
18:42

Section Closure
02:16

Quiz
4 questions
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Supply Chain Integration
6 Lectures 43:01
Section Introduction
02:24

Supply Chain Integration
11:00

Efficient Consumer Response
08:15

CPFR, VMI, and Quick Response
14:31

Relationship Management
04:56

Section Closure
01:55

Quiz
5 questions
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Supplier Relationships and Networks
4 Lectures 28:31
Section Introduction
01:46

Supplier Relationships
10:08

Supplier Networks and Development
14:49

Section Closure
01:48

Quiz
4 questions
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Outsourcing
7 Lectures 01:00:12
What is Outsourcing?
04:11

Factors Driving Outsourcing
10:34

Types of Outsourcing
06:55

Traps of Outsourcing - Part I
10:01

Traps of Outsourcing - Part II
10:22

Stages of Outsourcing
08:55

Best Practices in Outsourcing
09:14

Quiz
5 questions
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About the Instructor
Operational Excellence Training
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About Us

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.

Our Expertise

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

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.

Get in touch!

If you're one of our students and you want to ask us a question, you can always post a discussion item to one of our courses. We will be more than happy to answer your queries and respond to your needs.