CILT Endorsed Logistics Management - Virtual Learning - Meirc

CILT Endorsed Logistics Management - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

Logistics management is an essential function governing the flow of goods through a supply chain. This course, delivered in association with the UK-based Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), brings you up to date with the latest logistics models and practices. The course’s main focus is on the optimization of transport, warehouse and inventory management activities. In addition, it covers the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework for managing logistics key performance indicators.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize modern supply chain and logistics trends as a basis for sustainable performance
  • Employ qualitative and quantitative material forecasting techniques for a streamlined logistical operation
  • Develop go-to-market strategies for different product categories based on the associated supply risk and financial impact of each
  • Describe the role of transportation in logistics and identify opportunities for operational improvement
  • Identify the role of warehousing, focusing on operational throughput and performance optimization
  • Apply the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework to manage strategic, operational and tactical facets of logistics 

Target Audience

Logistics professionals at all levels of the organization. In addition, this course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with the latest theoretical knowledge in the field in preparation for assuming a higher position at their organization.

Target Competencies

  • Supply chain management
  • Enhancing customer value
  • Warehouse design
  • Warehouse operation
  • Inventory management
  • Transportation management
  • Logistics trends and practices
    • Logistics overview
    • Logistics, supply chain and the organization
    • Strategic, tactical and operational elements of logistics
    • Sustainable logistics
    • Concepts in logistics
      • 3rd Party Logistics (3PL)
      • 4th Party Logistics (4PL)
  • ​Transport management
    • Objectives of transport management
    • Costs associated with transport management
    • Transportation modes and types
    • Efficient and effective transportation
    • Matching the strategic service level
    • Drawing transportation routes
    • Managing cubing of cargo
    • Considerations for international transportation
    • Working with Incoterms 2010 
  • ​Warehousing operations
    • Warehousing network design
    • Configuration of warehousing space
    • Value adding activities
      • Stockpiling, spot stocking and assortments
      • Cross docking, break bulking and consolidation
      • Mixing, postponement and assembly-to-order
    • Warehouse activity profiling
    • Warehousing cost calculation
    • Sustainable warehousing practices
  • Inventory management
    • Materials management scope
    • Objectives of materials management
    • Inventory types and classification
    • Materials management challenges
    • Material replenishment strategies
      • Make-to-stock
      • Make-to-order
      • Assemble-to-order
      • Design-to-order
      • Design for the supply chain
      • Design for the environment
  • Logistics and performance management

    • The SCOR framework
    • Identifying high level SCOR metrics
    • Customizing low level SCOR metrics
    • Managing targets
    • Initiative for performance improvement

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.


Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

Meirc is an Approved Training Provider (ATP) in the region for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). Established in 1919, CILT is the world’s leading supply chain, logistics and transport professional body with over 33,000 members across the globe. CILT seeks to add value to individual and corporate members by enhancing their knowledge, careers, and businesses by setting, supporting and delivering professional standards and education in the fields of logistics, transport and supply chain. By attending Meirc’s CILT accredited courses, participants can earn CPD units as well as attain modular unit award courses that can be combined for international certification

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Per participant

USD 2,250

Fees + VAT as applicable

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Online Training

6 - 10 Jun, 2021


10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)