Several changes have occurred in the Logistics and Supply Chain industry. Professionals working in this field must be able to manage the changing scenarios to ensure the optimal performance of the supply chain. The Certification in Distribution and Transportation emphasizes on understanding distribution in modern times, mastering inventory and materials management. The program also throws light on the emerging technologies in transportation.

This course is suitable for logistics managers, logisticians, demand planners, analysts, procurement managers, purchasing managers, distribution managers, sourcing teams, transport managers, transport planners, warehouse managers and teams, supply chain professionals and anyone else who wants to gain a fundamental understanding of modern-day distribution and transportation. The participants will receive an international certification from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), UK.

Course Outline

  • An introduction to modern day logistics and supply chains
  • Capacity Planning and Demand Management
  • An overview of Materials Management
  • The role of Inventory Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Transportation
  • Logistics Network Design
  • Reverse Logistics and Sustainability
  • The future of Distribution & Transportation – An introduction to emerging technologies including Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Autonomous Driving & Vehicles, 3D Printing etc.


Dr. Sathya Menon

Dr. Sathya Menon is a trailblazer in logistics and supply chain education in the Middle East. He has 25 years of experience (including consulting and training) in the field of Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. He has worked with various MNCs like Ericsson, Compaq and large conglomerates like Samtel, Al Futtaim helping them to expand their Supply Chain operations. He has personally trained more than 25,000 professionals in the field of Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain.


  • PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Materials Management
  • FCIPS – Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS – UK)
  • FCILT– Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transportation (UK)
  • Executive Program in Artificial Intelligence – Future and Impact on Business Strategy – From MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Certified SAP Consultant for Supply Chain Management from SAP, Germany
  • FCMI – Fellowship from Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK
  • Certified Purchase Manager (CPM) from Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM) , USA
  • Certified International Supply Chain Manager (CISCM) from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Commercial Contracts Manager (CICCM) from from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Professional Training Consultant (CIPTC) from American Certification Institute (ACI), USA
  • Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) from American Purchasing Society (APS), USA
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) from American Purchasing Society

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