Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management

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Training Overview: a comprehensive overview of logistics/supply chains for corporations.



  • Understand the increasing importance of logistics in today’s business.
  • Understand the difference between moving goods within a country borders and internationally.
  • Explain how international logistics can be used to integrate physical goods from different countries of origin into the supply chain.
  • How different pieces of a logistics system work together to support the logistics strategy.
  • Logistics Risks.
  • How companies look at their supply chains depending on their business strategy.
  • Comparison of different Supply chain strategies and case studies.
  • How customers interact with the supply chain.
  • How e-commerce changed the supply chain management.
  • Supply chain Risks.


Content Day 1:

  • Introduction to supply chain management/logistics concepts.
  • Case study: Hewlett Packard (inventory and safety stock drivers).
  • The logistics behind functional and innovative products.
  • Design for logistics.
  • Case study: Dell Computers (value chain integration).
  • Process mapping for supply chain management.
  • Logistics versus supply chain management.
  • Push and pull systems in the supply chain.


Content Day 2:

  • The Supply Chain Management Business Game*
  • Business game debriefing.
  • Information sharing on the supply chain.
  • Case study: Barilla (just in time philosophy).
  • Transportation and assignment problems.
  • Using Microsoft Excel Solver for solving logistics problems.
  • International issues and risks in logistics.
  • Modern trends in logistics.


Training Methodology:  50% Theory, 50% Practical

This will be an interactive session, drawing from experience and prompting the participants to engage in discussions and analysis of case studies and the readings (provided by the trainer) as well as role-play activities carried out during the training.

Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management

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