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Logistics

Course CodeBBS212
Fee CodeS2
Duration (approx)100 hours
QualificationStatement of Attainment

Learn to better manage the Supply Chain

  • Improve business efficiency
  • Avoid wastage
  • Ensure smooth operations

Lesson Structure

There are 9 lessons in this course:

  1. Nature and Scope of Logistics Management
  2. Logistics – Strategies and Operations
  3. Procurement
  4. Warehousing (and Storage)
  5. Materials
  6. Transport and Delivery
  7. Inventory Management
  8. Risk Management – Health and Safety Issues, Legislation
  9. Supply Chain Dynamics

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

Aims

  • Discuss the nature and scope of logistics management.
  • Develop strategies for improving business operations.
  • Apply logistics to more effective procurement.
  • Apply logistics to more effective warehousing.
  • Determine and manage appropriate materials to use for different scenarios.
  • Compare transport and delivery options for different goods and services.
  • Determine appropriate inventory management for different business or organisational contexts.
  • Formulate a risk management strategy for supply of good or services in an organisation or business.
  • Predict changes that may impact supply within a business or organisation and develop appropriate responses to change.
  • Develop a logistics plan for a company manufacturing, selling, and distributing a product.