CILT Certificate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management - Virtual Learning

Course Objectives

CILT Certificate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management - Virtual Learning

Course Objectives
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

Recognize trends and modern practices in supply chain and logistics management
Practice forecasting and inventory optimization techniques
Appraise item categories and formulate appropriate sourcing strategies
Describe the role and objectives of transportation management in logistics
Use value adding warehousing techniques
Apply theSupply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework for management of supply chain performance
Target Audience
Supply chain and logistics professionals, in particular those at the operational, supervisory and management level. In addition, this course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with the latest theoretical knowledge in preparation for assuming a higher position.

Target Competencies
Supply chain management
Forecasting and materials planning
Reverse logistics
Sustainable operations

Course Outline

Modern supply chain and logistics trendsSupply chain overviewRole of logisticsSustainability in supply chains and logisticsSupply chain configuration3PL concepts4PL concepts
Materials forecasting and inventory planningQualitative forecasting theoriesForecasting panelsThought leadersDelphi techniqueQuantitative forecasting techniquesSeasonal demand forecastingMoving averageWeighted moving averageExponential smoothingForecasting errorIdentifying biasDetermining economic order quantitiesDetermining reorder pointsReplenishment strategiesMake-to-stockMake-to-orderAssemble-to-order
Procurement and go-to-market strategiesRole of procurementProcurement process flowsSourcing strategiesVendor managementPartnerships and alliances
Role of transportation and shipping in logisticsDefinition of fleet managementObjectives and costs of fleet managementTransportation modesOptimized routing and cubingIncoterms for international commerce
Role of warehousing in logisticsWarehousing network designConfiguration of warehousing spaceValue adding activitiesStockpiling, spot stocking and assortmentsCross docking, break bulking and consolidationMixing, postponement and assembly-to-orderWarehousing equipment and toolsReverse logistics
Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework for performance managementSCOR framework overviewIdentifying level 1, 2 and 3 SCOR metricsCustomizing level 4 SCOR metricsSetting performance targetsContinuous performance improvement

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