Logistics and Transport Management is about the movement and storage of goods around countries and the world at large. It involves managing the flow of goods and services. It encompasses all the processes involved in the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods. Enmeshed within all the connections between points of points of primary production/origin, points of processing, points of storage and points of consumption are Transport and Logistics personnel and processes. It is about getting the right product, to the right customer, in the right quantity, in the right condition, at the right place, at the right time, and at the right cost
- Understand the major aspects of transportation and logistics in the context of the current business environment.
- Develop a familiarity with the issues involved in the transport of cargo internationally.
- Have an awareness of the legal, documentary and mechanical aspects of international trade from the perspective of doing business from Nigeria.
- Become familiar with the general issues concerning the management of a warehouse. These include site selection, warehouse layout, safety and security measures, cost drivers, shipping and receiving, packaging, inventory management principles, and just-in-time fulfillment.
- Acquire a general understanding of the major technology issues facing the logistician. These include such topics as PC’s, computer languages, the Internet, networks, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), AutoID technologies, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), and international trade software.
- Gain familiarity with the concept of logistics outsourcing. Understand which logistics functions are more successfully outsourced. What factors must be considered before undertaking an outsourcing relationship.
- Become familiar with some basic strategies for conducting a successful negotiation.
- Coursework is described in a practical, “hands-on” approach, so that each learning module can be utilized in the participant’s current or future positions as a quick-reference for transportation and business logistics problem solving.
- Outline basic concepts in transportation/logistics management and their role in demand fulfilment.
- Identify key elements in supply chain management
- Understand the principles and strategies that govern effective transportation/supply chain operations
- Highlight the role of technology in Transport, logistics and Supply chain management and operations
- Identify the requirements and challenges of international logistics and supply chains.
- Introduction to Supply Chain Management
- Supply Chain Ecosystems
- Supply Chain Design
- Supply Chain Risk Management
- Transportation Management
- Warehousing and Distribution
- Product and Inventory Control
- Total Quality Management
- International Logistics
- documentation in the transportation of goods;
- Managing warehouse operations;
- inventory management;
- information technology
- Logistic outsourcing principles and practice
- Rights and duties of a haulage company
- Developing vehicular maintenance and safety policies
- Laws guiding transportations in Nigeria
- Insurance policies covering transportation and logistics
- Ethics of logistics business
- Managing and reducing logistics frauds
- Negotiating Strategies
We have Examinations for each package in addition to practical assignments which you must pass before certification. Pass mark is 50%. If you fail any of the exams, you would be required to re-sit it at the cost N3,000 per paper.
Fees And Program Responsibilities
The course duration is 3 days. The course is delivered in our Full Multi-Media, Air-conditioned Training Laboratory. The course can also be delivered as an in-House Training Program in your premises.
For in-house training, the minimum number of persons required per class is 6 persons, if you are training a class that is less than 6 persons, your payment may cover payment for 6 persons. We shall execute the program as presented in this schedule with our materials, equipment and instructors, and issue certificates to participants at the end of the program.
If the training is holding at our Training Laboratory, we shall have tea and lunch breaks during the program. If you want the training to hold in your company premises, you are to provide the training hall and have tea and lunch breaks during the program. If the training location is outside our training centers, an additional cost to cover logistics at such a location will be added to the total cost unless provided or specific arrangement is made by the company.