This course introduces the foundations of planning and control in distribution and logistics. Among the topics discussed are the basics of logistics management, the principles and activities of warehousing, the principles and activities of transportation, fulfillment, the concept of supply chain management (SCM), and the principles, functions, and application of distribution requirements planning (DRP). Though discussion and problem solving participants will learn about the role of logistics and supply chain management and participate in distribution priority and capacity planning techniques. (11 sessions)

Objective:

To convey essential information and provide an understanding of the logistics and distribution concepts. To gain practical knowledge of logistics and distribution planning and execution techniques. The participant will be provided with a greater awareness of their roles and responsibilities in the distribution and logistics environment and their impact on the company as a whole.

Sessions:

  • Operations Management Foundations
  • Introduction to Distribution and Logistics
  • Channel Network Design
  • Inventory Management
  • Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)
  • Mid term Examination
  • Warehouse Management
  • Packaging and Material Handling
  • Transportation Management
  • Transportation Operations
  • Final Examination