Logistics and Supply Chain Management Courses

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

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APICS CLTD- Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution

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$4,500.00

APICS CLTD- Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution

Categories:

Course Fee

$4,500.00

Course Methodology

The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) course utilizes a variety of individual and team exercises, case studies, assessments, videos and group discussions.

Course Objectives

Upon completing CLTD, participants will be able to:

  • Gain insights into the dynamic global Logistics and Transport networks
  • Stay current on the latest trends and practices in Logistics
  • Understand global logistics strategies
  • Plan and execute effective logistics network design
  • Practice sustainability and reverse logistics
  • Master capacity planning and demand management
  • Adopt optimal inventory management tactics
  • Exercise effective warehouse management

Target Audience

CLTD is designed for anyone engaged in the logistics sector, aspiring to ascend to leadership roles like Logistics Director, President/CEO, Logistics Manager, Global Transportation Manager, Materials Management, Supply Chain Manager, Operations Manager, Production Manager and Traffic Analyst.

Target Competencies

  • Logistics Network Design
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Capacity Planning
  • Demand Management
  • Order Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Inventory Management

Introduction

CLTD is a highly sought-after certification course for logistics professionals which prepares them to assume leadership roles in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution. Earning a CLTD credential will set one apart in terms of industry expertise and technical skills.

The comprehensive training program has 9 modules:

 

Module 1: Logistics Overview and Strategy

  • Outlining the principles that make logistics useful, including economic drivers
  • Understanding how logistics fits within supply chain management
  • Managing logistics strategy, including the logistics value proposition
  • Developing flexible logistics frameworks and collaborative relationships
  • Exploring strategic-level risk management
  • Using fundamental performance measurements and benchmarking
  • Implementing reengineering and continuous improvement philosophies

Module 2: Logistics Network Design

  • Implementing a logistics network design process
  • Considering transportation requirements driving logistics network plans
  • Using tools and analyses to select node patterns and links
  • Adopting risk management
  • Planning for network security and business continuity

Module 3: Sustainability and Reverse Logistics

  • Understanding how logistics plays a key role in demonstrating organizational social responsibility
  • Managing the triple bottom line, including carbon footprint reductions and green initiatives
  • Selecting vendors based on sustainable practices
  • Demonstrating responsibility when handling and managing hazardous materials

Module 4: Capacity Planning and Demand Management

  • Understanding the basics of forecasting including various types of forecasts
  • Shaping demand for logistics services
  • Translating demand information into planning for transportation and warehousing capacity
  • Providing input during S&OP and participating in collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment
  • Planning for distribution requirements
  • Managing supply, including ERP master scheduling
  • Developing a process and selecting a purchasing strategy

Module 5: Order Management

  • Performing customer relationship management during order management activities
  • Implementing CRM to strengthen relationships
  • Meeting customer needs
  • Achieving service levels according to customer demand
  • Managing the process steps and logistics decision points of inbound, intracompany, and outbound order management

Module 6: Inventory Management

  • Understanding inventory management, planning, and control
  • Contrasting stakeholder expectations for inventory management
  • Summarizing the different functions or purposes inventory serves in a business
  • Illustrating the major types of inventory costs
  • Differentiating approaches to safety stock and determinations of when to order
  • Performing calculations related to standard deviation, economic order quantity, and reorder points
  • Describing lean, just-in-time, ABC, vendor-managed inventory and other alternative approaches
  • Listing common performance metrics

Module 7: Warehouse Management

  • Understanding warehousing strategies and determining which to use
  • Considering physical aspects and tactics related to warehousing design
  • Exploring warehousing challenges and trends
  • Summarizing warehouse ownership types and functions
  • Determining warehouse operations performance measures
  • Diving deep into warehouse processes, layouts, materials handling, systems and automation, and packaging

Module 8: Transportation

  • Outlining transportation fundamentals including cost structure, stakeholders, capabilities, carrier types, mode classifications, and selection considerations
  • Diving deep into the modes of transportation including road, rail, air, water, pipeline, intermodal, and parcel/courier
  • Managing transportation according to guiding principles
  • Considering trade-offs when designing transportation networks, selecting carriers and modes, and planning routes and schedules

Module 9: Global Logistics Considerations

  • Examining current factors in the global logistics space
  • Staying competitive while balancing cost and level of service
  • Exploring the history of international trade theories and infrastructure
  • Discussing global logistics performance indicators and trade specialists
  • Complying with international trade regulations
  • Preparing customs documentation
  • Discuss finance, payment options, terms of sale, payment methods, currency issues, trade zones, and hedging.

The American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), also known as the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), is a global provider of Supply chain and Logistics management and offers internationally acclaimed certification programs and frameworks. APICS-certified professionals earn 21% more than their non-certified counterparts.

Blue Ocean Academy is associated with APICS to offer professional certification in Supply Chain Management in the UAE, India and other GCC countries.

Course Methodology

The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) course utilizes a variety of individual and team exercises, case studies, assessments, videos and group discussions.

Course Objectives

Upon completing CLTD, participants will be able to:

  • Gain insights into the dynamic global Logistics and Transport networks
  • Stay current on the latest trends and practices in Logistics
  • Understand global logistics strategies
  • Plan and execute effective logistics network design
  • Practice sustainability and reverse logistics
  • Master capacity planning and demand management
  • Adopt optimal inventory management tactics
  • Exercise effective warehouse management

Target Audience

CLTD is designed for anyone engaged in the logistics sector, aspiring to ascend to leadership roles like Logistics Director, President/CEO, Logistics Manager, Global Transportation Manager, Materials Management, Supply Chain Manager, Operations Manager, Production Manager and Traffic Analyst.

Target Competencies

  • Logistics Network Design
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Capacity Planning
  • Demand Management
  • Order Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Inventory Management

Introduction

CLTD is a highly sought-after certification course for logistics professionals which prepares them to assume leadership roles in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution. Earning a CLTD credential will set one apart in terms of industry expertise and technical skills.

The comprehensive training program has 9 modules:

 

Module 1: Logistics Overview and Strategy

  • Outlining the principles that make logistics useful, including economic drivers
  • Understanding how logistics fits within supply chain management
  • Managing logistics strategy, including the logistics value proposition
  • Developing flexible logistics frameworks and collaborative relationships
  • Exploring strategic-level risk management
  • Using fundamental performance measurements and benchmarking
  • Implementing reengineering and continuous improvement philosophies

Module 2: Logistics Network Design

  • Implementing a logistics network design process
  • Considering transportation requirements driving logistics network plans
  • Using tools and analyses to select node patterns and links
  • Adopting risk management
  • Planning for network security and business continuity

Module 3: Sustainability and Reverse Logistics

  • Understanding how logistics plays a key role in demonstrating organizational social responsibility
  • Managing the triple bottom line, including carbon footprint reductions and green initiatives
  • Selecting vendors based on sustainable practices
  • Demonstrating responsibility when handling and managing hazardous materials

Module 4: Capacity Planning and Demand Management

  • Understanding the basics of forecasting including various types of forecasts
  • Shaping demand for logistics services
  • Translating demand information into planning for transportation and warehousing capacity
  • Providing input during S&OP and participating in collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment
  • Planning for distribution requirements
  • Managing supply, including ERP master scheduling
  • Developing a process and selecting a purchasing strategy

Module 5: Order Management

  • Performing customer relationship management during order management activities
  • Implementing CRM to strengthen relationships
  • Meeting customer needs
  • Achieving service levels according to customer demand
  • Managing the process steps and logistics decision points of inbound, intracompany, and outbound order management

Module 6: Inventory Management

  • Understanding inventory management, planning, and control
  • Contrasting stakeholder expectations for inventory management
  • Summarizing the different functions or purposes inventory serves in a business
  • Illustrating the major types of inventory costs
  • Differentiating approaches to safety stock and determinations of when to order
  • Performing calculations related to standard deviation, economic order quantity, and reorder points
  • Describing lean, just-in-time, ABC, vendor-managed inventory and other alternative approaches
  • Listing common performance metrics

Module 7: Warehouse Management

  • Understanding warehousing strategies and determining which to use
  • Considering physical aspects and tactics related to warehousing design
  • Exploring warehousing challenges and trends
  • Summarizing warehouse ownership types and functions
  • Determining warehouse operations performance measures
  • Diving deep into warehouse processes, layouts, materials handling, systems and automation, and packaging

Module 8: Transportation

  • Outlining transportation fundamentals including cost structure, stakeholders, capabilities, carrier types, mode classifications, and selection considerations
  • Diving deep into the modes of transportation including road, rail, air, water, pipeline, intermodal, and parcel/courier
  • Managing transportation according to guiding principles
  • Considering trade-offs when designing transportation networks, selecting carriers and modes, and planning routes and schedules

Module 9: Global Logistics Considerations

  • Examining current factors in the global logistics space
  • Staying competitive while balancing cost and level of service
  • Exploring the history of international trade theories and infrastructure
  • Discussing global logistics performance indicators and trade specialists
  • Complying with international trade regulations
  • Preparing customs documentation
  • Discuss finance, payment options, terms of sale, payment methods, currency issues, trade zones, and hedging.

The American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), also known as the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), is a global provider of Supply chain and Logistics management and offers internationally acclaimed certification programs and frameworks. APICS-certified professionals earn 21% more than their non-certified counterparts.

Blue Ocean Academy is associated with APICS to offer professional certification in Supply Chain Management in the UAE, India and other GCC countries.