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Logistics & Supply Chain Management

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Dubai - UAE , 20200927 27 Sep - 01 Oct 2020$3,950 Register
Dubai - UAE , 20201213 13 - 17 Dec 2020$3,950 Register


This training seminar on Logistics and Supply Chain Management focuses on the sustainability of an organization which has been gaining momentum over the last decade. It is a topic that has reached the Executive Board in companies across the Globe. A simplified explanation of Logistics and Supply Chain sustainability revolves around an organization’s Supply Chain’s efforts in the area of environment, waste and risk assessment and improvement.

This training seminar is aimed at both suppliers and buyers who need an overview of the key drivers involved when viewing supply chains from a logistics/demand point of view and appreciate what logistics and supply chain management are fundamentally about.


  • Apply key techniques to control lead time in the movement of goods and materials to customers and users
  • Find the right cost and service balance
  • Use practical skills to take back to the workplace to change current methods
  • Work better with all supply chain players


  • Gather new insights into developing logistics and supply chain to achieve competitive advantage
  • An increased understanding of the impact of logistics and supply chain management on costs and financial performance
  • Appreciation of approaches and frameworks that can be applied to different market segments
  • Reviews of the latest thinking on supply chain strategy, planning and execution


  • Senior Supply Chain Managers and Executives looking at thought leadership of their own supply chain, as well as other delegates, experienced and methods
  • Junior Supply Chain Executives, helping to bring them up to speed with the latest thinking, frameworks, tools, and implementation
  • Marketing, customer service and manufacturing managers and directors who are seeking supply chain integration or who need to understand the impact of supply chain decisions on their company’s performance
  • Those wanting to create Action within the supply chain to increase value and reduce cost


The Logistics & Supply Chain Management training course will be will be practical and results-oriented training course is based on adult learning concept. There will be group discussions as well as individual exercises and everyone will get an opportunity to discuss their issues. It incorporates short inspiring lectures with structured lessons from the learning manual; captivating PowerPoint slides with videos to enhance learning. Each day will end with time to produce an action plan for delegates’ continuing development.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training and measure the skill and ability of participants.


Module 1 - Understanding Logistics and the Supply Chain

  • KeyTopics:

    • Definitions of logistics and Supply Chain Management
    • History and the development
    • Understanding the Supply Chain dynamics
    • International and Global Logistics
    • Supply Chain Phases
    • The Theory of Constraints (TOC)

Module 2 - Transportation Economics

  • KeyTopics:

    • The Role of Transportation in Logistics
    • Management Key Decisions
    • Types of mode or intermodal system
    • International Commercial Terms in transportation and the liabilities
    • Documentation in transportation
    • Hazardous materials transportation

Module 3 - Performance, Risk and Warehouse Management

  • KeyTopics:

    • Key performance indicators (KPI)
    • Warehouse Management:
      • Role in the Supply Chain
      • Flows
      • Equipment selection
    • Supply Chain risks:
      • Operational
      • Inventory
      • Exchange rates
      • Financial
      • Disruption
      • Security

Module 4 - Procurement in Supply Chain

  • KeyTopics:

    • The difference between Procurement and Purchasing
    • What is the role of Procurement and Purchasing?
    • Support Operational Requirements
    • Manage the Procurement Process and the Supply Base
    • Develop Strong Relationships with Other Functional Groups
    • Team Roles and responsibilities

Module 5 - Inventory Management

  • KeyTopics:

    • Statistics in inventory management
    • Financial in inventory management
    • Selective inventory control management
    • Understanding Inventory status
    • Reducing excess and obsolete inventory
    • Improving the organization’s logistics and supply chain

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