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Supply Chain and Logistics Management
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Supply chain and logistics management have been among the fastest evolving business disciplines over the past 2 decades. The continuous arrival of innovative concepts and techniques into the mainstream has resulted in a non-stop journey of learning and development for professionals in supply chain and logistics. This course covers the latest essential practices in forecasting, planning, procurement, transportation, warehousing and logistics. It also covers the SCOR Framework for continuous performance improvement across the supply chain.

course details
COURSE DURATIONLANGUAGECERTIFICATE
4 DaysEnglishDISS Certificate
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course benefits/progression opportunities
Course objectives

At the end of this course, the candidates 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 Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework for management of supply chain performance
course outline
Module 1: Modern supply chain and logistics trendsModule 2: Materials forecasting and inventory planningModule 3: Procurement and go-to-market strategies
  • Supply chain overview
  • Role of logistics
  • Sustainability in supply chains and logistics
  • Supply chain configuration
  • 3PL concepts
  • 4PL concepts
  • Qualitative forecasting theories
  • Forecasting panels
  • Thought leaders
  • Delphi technique
  • Quantitative forecasting techniques
  • Seasonal demand forecasting
  • Moving average
  • Weighted moving average
  • Exponential smoothing
  • Forecasting error
  • Identifying bias
  • Determining economic order quantities
  • Determining reorder points
  • Replenishment strategies
  • Make-to-stock
  • Make-to-order
  • Assemble-to-order
  • Role of procurement
  • Procurement process flows
  • Sourcing strategies
  • Vendor management
  • Partnerships and alliances
Module 4: Role of transportation and shipping in logisticsModule 5: Role of warehousing in logisticsModule 6: Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework for performance management
  • Definition of fleet management
  • Objectives and costs of fleet management
  • Transportation modes
  • Optimized routing and cubing
  • Incoterms for international commerce
  • Warehousing network design
  • Configuration of warehousing space
  • Value adding activities
  • Stockpiling, spot stocking and assortments
  • Cross docking, break bulking and consolidation
  • Mixing, postponement and assembly-to-order
  • Warehousing equipment and tools
  • Reverse logistics
  • SCOR framework overview
  • Identifying level 1, 2 and 3 SCOR metrics
  • Customizing level 4 SCOR metrics
  • Setting performance targets
  • Continuous performance improvement
Course methodology
  • Use of real-world examples, case studies and exercises
  • Interactive participation and discussion
  • Power point presentation, and flip chart
  • Each participant receives a binder containing a copy of the presentation slides and handouts   
COURSE TYPE: CLASSROOM
DATETIME
22 Nov 20208:00 – 14:00 (QATAR)
 9:00 – 15:00 (OMAN)

 

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