Logistics and Distribution Management

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  • Start Date

    14 Jan, 2020

  • End Date

    17 Jan, 2020

  • Price

    ₦175,000

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    Free wifi available

Event Details

The main objective of this training course is to empower professionals with:

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of logistics and distribution management
  • The required skill set and confidence to train other professionals on logistics and distribution management
  • The necessary experience and attention to detail to review and identify gaps in current processes and practices related to logistics and/or distribution management and define necessary corrective action
  • The confidence, knowledge, experience and skill to apply advanced tools and techniques for effective logistics and distribution management
  • The potential and analytical mind-set to devise processes or suggest changes or enhancements to reduce organizational costs and maximize profits
  • The ability and capability to contribute to organizational credibility through well-managed processes and better risk management and mitigation
  • The overall skill set and understanding to contribute to better and seamless logistics and distribution management within the organization, thereby demonstrating talent and potential and increasing opportunities for growth and progression
  • The experience and knowledge to influence and increase customer satisfaction through better quality and efficiency in the logistics and distribution management processes of the organization

 

CONTENT

Types of Logistics

  • Supply logistics
  • Distribution logistics
  • Production logistics
  • Reverse logistics

 

Importance of Logistics Management

  • Cost reduction and profit maximization
  • Efficient flow of manufacturing operations
  • Competitive edge
  • Effective communication system
  • Sound inventory management

 

Important Features of Logistics Management

  • Proper planning
  • Automation
  • Value for employees and team
  • Effective warehouse management
  • Efficient transportation
  • Continuous improvisation

 

Activities in Logistics Management

  • Network design
  • Order processing
  • Procurement
  • Material handling
  • Inventory management
  • Packaging and labelling
  • Warehousing
  • Transportation

 

Types of Distribution Systems

  • Radial
  • Loop
  • Network

 

Importance of Distribution

  • Delivery of satisfaction
  • Standard of living
  • Value addition
  • Communication
  • Employment

 

Elements of Distribution Management

  • Customer service
  • Order processing
  • Inventory control
  • Warehousing
  • Transportation mode
  • Material handling

 

Critical Steps in Distribution Management

  • Research
  • Number crunching
  • Partnerships
  • Benchmark setting
  • Monitoring

 

FOR WHOM:

Distribution managers and supervisors responsible for overseeing and managing the distribution process within the organization

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

DATE:

1ST BATCH:              14th - 17th January, 2020                                         

2ND BATCH:             27th – 29th May, 2020

3RD BATCH:             22nd – 25th September, 2020

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
27 May, 2020 29 May, 2020
Start Date End Date
22 Sep, 2020 25 Sep, 2020
Start Date End Date
14 Jan, 2020 17 Jan, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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