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ed2go Business Operations Purchasing and Supply Chain Management + Freight Broker/Agent Training
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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management + Freight Broker/Agent Training

Efficiency is a primary concern for most businesses. As businesses place greater emphasis on reducing costs and innovating processes, the demand for knowledgeable logistics professionals increases. This course combines two essential career trainings for those interested in entering the logistics sector. In learning supply chain management and freight brokerage, you will have a holistic understanding of how these roles contribute to logistics. The Purchasing and Supply Chain Management course will give you an integrated approach to planning, acquisition, flow, and distribution, from raw materials to finished products.

Topics such as developing a corporate culture, working successfully with teams, developing and implementing successful people management strategies, and workflow and performance management will be explored in this course. The art of negotiation is also covered in great detail, giving you a foundation for negotiating with great awareness and effectiveness. Additionally, you will learn how individuals become part of trucking, freight logistics, and transportation industries as licensed freight brokers or as freight broker agents. From licensing and operations, to sales and marketing, you'll learn the basics of how a domestic freight brokerage or agency is managed within the United States.

12 Months / 480 Course Hrs
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Purchase College, SUNY

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Course Code: GES427

Advanced Career Training

Freight Broker/Agent Training

with Jan Roach and Jeff Roach

This online course will prepare you to enter the freight/logistics industry and start your own freight broker business or become a freight agent.

Course Code: GES703

  • Finance Options Available
  • Open enrollment
  • 180 Course Hrs
Advanced Career Training

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

with Katherine Squires Pang and Rose Roberts

Develop essential managerial skills, and learn how to effectively manage all aspects of the purchasing process, including procurement, distribution, supply chain management, and more, with the skills you'll learn in this online course.

Course Code: GES411

  • Finance Options Available
  • Open enrollment
  • 300 Course Hrs