Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Understanding the Value Chain in Product Flow from Origin to Consumption

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming


5 Days

Introduction to the course

KC Academy's course on Logistics and Supply Chain Management focuses on the sustainability of an organisation which has been gaining momentum over the last decade. Over the course of the Covid-19 Pandemic, it has drawn the attention of the C-suite and beyond, in companies around the world.

A simplified explanation of Logistics and Supply Chain sustainability revolves around an organisation's Supply Chain's efforts in the environment, waste and risk assessment and improvement.

This KC Academy Logistics & Supply Chain Management course is aimed at both suppliers and buyers who need an overview of the key drivers involved when viewing supply chains from a logistics/demand point of view and appreciate what logistics and supply chain management are fundamentally about and that delegates can:

  • Apply essential techniques to control lead time in the movement of goods and materials to customers and users
  • Find the correct cost and service balance
  • Use practical skills to take back to the workplace to change current methods
  • Work better with all supply chain players

Course details

Participants attending this KC Academy training seminar will:

  • Gather new insights into developing logistics and supply chain to achieve competitive advantage
  • An increased understanding of the impact of logistics and supply chain management on costs and financial performance
  • Appreciation of approaches and frameworks that can be applied to different market segments
  • Reviews of the latest thinking on supply chain strategy, planning and execution

This KC Academy Logistics & Supply Chain Management training seminar will interactively be presented in a highly professional trainer, with a very impactive computer presentation style.

Participants will learn by active participation during the training seminar through exercises, questionnaires, syndicate and group discussion, training videos and discussions on "real life" issues in their organisations.

  • Appreciation of how competitive advantage can be achieved within dynamic marketplaces
  • Understanding of the impact of enhanced logistics and supply chain performance on the overall profitability of the organisation
  • Ability to address the management of supply chain risks
  • Recognition of the value of working across functions
  • An Action plan to enable improved logistics and supply chain performance

  • Appreciate changes to business processes that are taking place
  • Gain the financial benefits that effective supply chain management can bring
  • Determine how time builds up in supply chains and that time is cash
  • Be able to understand, recall and apply improvements after the seminar for work-based application
  • Apply best in class practices
  • Learn from other delegates' experiences and practices

  • Senior Supply Chain Managers and Executives looking at thought leadership of their supply chain, as well as other delegates, experienced and methods.
  • Junior Supply Chain Executives, helping to bring them up to speed with the latest thinking, frameworks, tools and implementation.
  • Marketing, customer service and manufacturing managers and directors who are seeking supply chain integration or who need to understand the impact of supply chain decisions upon their company's performance
  • Those wanting to create Action within the supply chain to increase value and reduce cost

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Understanding Logistics and the Supply Chain
  • Definitions of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • History and the Development
  • Understanding the Supply Chain Dynamics
  • International and Global Logistics
  • Supply Chain Operations Reference Models (SCOR)
  • The Theory of Constraints (TOC)
DAY 2:
Transportation Economics
  • The Role of Transportation in Logistics
  • Management Key Decisions
  • Types of Mode or Intermodal System
  • International Commercial Terms in Transportation and the Liabilities
  • Documentation in Transportation
  • Hazardous Materials Transportation
DAY 3:
Performance, Risk and Warehouse Management
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Warehouse Management:
    • Role in the Supply Chain
    • Flows
    • Equipment Selection
  • Supply Chain Risks:
    • Operational
    • Inventory
    • Exchange Rates
    • Financial
    • Disruption
    • Security
DAY 4:
Procurement in Supply Chain
  • The Difference between Procurement and Purchasing
  • What is the role of Procurement and Purchasing?
  • Support Operational Requirements
  • Manage the Procurement Process and the Supply Base
  • Develop Strong Relationships with Other Functional Groups
  • Team Roles and Responsibilities
DAY 5:
Inventory Management
  • Statistics in Inventory Management
  • Financial in Inventory Management
  • Selective Inventory Control Management
  • Understanding Inventory Status
  • Reducing Excess and Obsolete Inventory
  • Improving the Organisation’s Logistics and Supply Chain

Professional certificate & Accreditation

KC Academy's course on Logistics and Supply Chain Management focuses on the sustainability of an organisation which has been gaining momentum over the last decade. Over the course of the Covid-19 Pandemic, it has drawn the attention of the C-suite and beyond, in companies around the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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10-14 Feb 2025
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Course customization available

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