Distribution and logistics management is a critical company function. Professionals in this field play a key role in fulfilling customer demands, ordering and managing inventory, controlling inbound and outbound shipments, reducing costs, saving time, and meeting company objectives. This course will not only show you how to create and operate a logistics function, but it will also show you how to achieve success through a combination of strategies and tactics.
All elements of distribution and logistics management will be covered, including physical distribution, warehouse selection, material handling, packaging, order fulfillment, customer service, inventory management, receiving, production stores, and returned goods. The course will also address key technology issues such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), bar coding, electronic data interchange (EDI), electronic commerce (e-commerce), and distribution resource planning (DRP).
1 Overview of Logistics
2 Logistics System Elements I
3 Logistics System Elements II
4 Logistics System Elements III
5 Inventory Management
6 Freight Documents and Returns
7 Computer Technology
8 Deregulation and Freight Rates
9 Personnel Management
10 Distribution Facility Selection
11 Project Management
12 Performance Measurements
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.