Transport and Logistics Management Course


Introduction

This Logistics and Transport Management training course examines the effective management and flow of materials through an organization’s supply chain. Significant costs and delays to standard operations and projects are often caused by small inefficiencies in logistics and transport.  This IRES training course discusses how costs can be reduced, performance can be improved as well as an increase in customer satisfaction.

Duration:

10 days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Fleet Managers, Logistics  Warehouse, and Procurement Personnel
  • Operational, and Maintenance, personnel who are involved in the planning, and execution of logistics and Transport.
  • All involved in the procurement  of Transport and logistics services and who are in organizations whose leadership want high levels of competency in those involved in these activities

Intermediate Level

COURSE OBJECTIVES 

This IRES Logistics & Transport Management training course aims to enable participants to:

  • Understand how the supply and demand chains work
  • Examine the most effective purchasing practices
  • Learn new trends in supplier management
  • Gain greater insight into the negotiation process
  • Study the use of negotiation techniques
  • Examine inventory reduction techniques
  • Explore new methods and technologies in warehousing
  • Analyze the function of transportation management

Programme Summary

The quality of operations in the logistics and transport functions has a direct impact on the operating performance of an organization. This Logistics & Transport Management training course is focused on the most modern techniques for the improved management of the flow of materials into and through the organization. It is concerned with all the areas responsible in the logistics process including procurement, inventory management, warehousing and transportation. It also covers the negotiation skills necessary to obtain your requirements in all of these areas

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Module 1: Understanding the Supply and Demand Chains

  • How organization supply and demand chains work
  • Objectives of supply chain management
  • The key steps in purchasing
  • Supplier location and selection
  • Types of contracts and purchase orders
  • Supplier management
  • Quality assurance
  • Remedies for non-performance of suppliers

Module 2: Inventory Management

  • Inventory management systems
  • Establishing inventory levels
  • Supplier managed inventory
  • Consignment inventory
  • Just in time inventory management
  • Obtaining the benefits of standardization
  • Utilizing ABC analysis
  • Inventory management effectiveness measures

Module 3: Negotiation Skills Development

  • Communication and foundations of successful negotiations
  • Overcoming difficulties in negotiations
  • The impact of ethics
  • Establishing negotiating goals
  • Effective negotiating strategies
  • Effective negotiating techniques
  • Negotiation tactics

Module 4: Managing Warehouse Operations

  • Warehouse functions
  • Utilizing warehouse systems
  • Warehouse layout
  • Inventory accuracy and cycle counting
  • Bar coding identification systems
  • Radio frequency identification systems
  • Improving warehousing productivity
  • Overcoming barriers to performance

Module 5: Managing Transportation Operations

  • Correct application of Incoterms
  • Air carrier selection criteria
  • Ocean carrier selection criteria
  • Obtaining insurance coverage
  • Managing truck delivery operations
  • Utilizing modern tracking technology
  • Effective use of consolidation
  • Measuring transportation performance

Enroll for a Face-to-Face (In-Person) Class

Face-to-Face Registration By Location

We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face schedules allow you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

Virtual Trainer Led Schedules

We ensure your learning experience is top-notch by utilizing the finest learning facilities available. Our virtual classes offer you the flexibility to attend courses remotely from anywhere, providing unparalleled convenience and exceptional value for your investment. We understand that your comfort and convenience are paramount, which is why we bring the classroom experience directly to you, wherever you may be. With our virtual class schedules, you have the freedom to choose from a wide range of courses and attend them from the comfort of your own space.

Customize Attendance Dates

FAQs & Course Administration Details:


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org Phone: +254 715 077 817.

Who else has taken this course?


# Job Title Organisation Country
1 Transport Manager Moditech Kenya
2 State Admin and Resources Assistant British Council JCS Programmes Nigeria
3 Shipping and Logistics Officer ISCOS - Secretariat Kenya
4 Shipping and Logistics Officer ISCOS - Secretariat Kenya