CILT Endorsed Logistics Management

CILT Endorsed Logistics Management

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.
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Course Methodology

In this training course, we will use exercises as well as regional and international case studies. Participants will frequently work in pairs with one another and in larger teams.

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
  • 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
  • Employ effective techniques for optimizing inventory
  • 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
Course Outline
  • 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
    • Drawing transportation routes
    • Managing cubing of cargo
    • Working with Incoterms 2020 
  • ​Warehousing operations
    • Warehousing network design
    • Configuration of warehousing space
    • Value adding activities
    • 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
  • Logistics and performance management

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