transport management training courses

transport management training courses- This course provides a comprehensive body of knowledge for understanding the logistics, transportation and distribution industries. The course also provides the participants with an understanding of how to use the Certified in logistics, transportation and distribution (CLTD) learning system. Topics of study include: strategy, best practices and standards, planning and network design, global logistics, exploration of transportation modes, and reverse logistics

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Provide a working definition of value in logistics, transportation and distribution
  • Compare the various perspectives of value and understand that supply chain management enables companies to manage the trade-off between these perspectives
  • Identify the three ways to measure value: operational, customer, and financial
  • Explain the causes of non-value-added activities
  • Understand that supply chains increase net value by increasing value-added activities as well as minimizing non-value-added logistics activities
  • Identify how Logistics Management creates net value according to the three ways of measuring value.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Define Logistics
  • Explain the increasing importance of Logistics in today’s business world
  • Describe the major decisions faced in analyzing Logistics and explain how these decisions support the physical and information flows in a supply chain
  • Compare the landed cost of physical goods procured domestically vs. physical goods procured internationally
  • Explain how standardized Logistics can be used to integrate physical goods from different countries of origin into the supply chain
  • Discuss the goals of an effective logistics strategy and explain how the different pieces of a Procurement system work together to support the buying strategy
  • Identify the logistics and distribution Channels risks associated with managing a worldwide supply chain.

Course Content

DAY 1 

  • Logistics Control Management 
  • Actual process of Control 
  •  Major functions of the Supply Chain in Logistics 
  • The Supply Chain Structure 
  • Supply Chain underlying Principles- the 4Cs 
  • Dealer and Value Chain Management 
  • The Bullwhip Phenomenon 
  • Introduction to Logistics 
  •  What Logistics is. 
  •  Logistics structure development 
  • Creating Logistics Advantage 
  •  The strategic scope of Logistics 
  •  Logistics Management 
  • Logistics Management Integration System (LMIS)

DAY 2 

  • Transportation in Logistics 
  •  Advantages and disadvantages of the major mode of transport
  • Intermodal Transportation 
  • Elements of business Logistics 
  • Managerial issues in Logistics 
  •  Local and International Logistics Management 
  • Analyzing the factors of Logistics 
  • Strategic Forecasting techniques
  • Tactical/Departmental distribution Forecasting techniques
  • Operations distribution Forecasting techniques
  • Logistics and distribution stakeholders Management
  • Logistics Stakeholders planning
  • Logistics Stakeholders Priotization
  • Logistics Stakeholders optimization
  • Power/Interest Grid Matrix as a tool
  • E-Logistics using any kind of ERP(Enterprise Resource Planner)

DAY 3 

  • Logistics, transportation and distribution Risk Management 
  • Logistics, transportation and distribution Risk Auditing 
  • Logistics, transportation and distribution Risk Priotization and Categorization 
  • Logistics, transportation and distribution Performance Management 
  • Inventory Management 
  • International Terms and Condition of Trade 
  • Logistics, transportation and distribution with Nigerian Customs Service 
  • Wholesale and retail distribution coordination 
  • Designing healthy competitive programs for the wholesalers and retailer 
  • Harmonizing the goals of the different channel members 
  • Types off distribution channel conflict management 
  • Analyzing distribution Channel gaps 
  • Effective tools to address gaps 
  • Third Party •    Logistics, transportation and distribution Management
  • Developing a 3PL and 4PL Logistics Performance System
  • Logistics Contracts Management strategies
3 (three) days
Lectures Discussions Individual and group exercises Case studies Activities