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The Principles of Distribution and Logistics course imparts a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic inventory planning principles and techniques that are used at each level in the planning process, from strategic to tactical.
This is an extensive body of knowledge based on the APICS Certification programmes, focused purely on Distribution and Logistics.
You will learn, tools, techniques, calculations and methodology alongside application techniques to deliver results in your workplace.
Who Should Attend?
Those in a role with a heavy emphasis on warehousing and distribution management. This could include:
- Supply Chain Planners/ Managers
- Operations Managers
- Warehouse Managers/ Team Leaders
- Shipping Controllers/ Coordinators
Upon completion of the course you will receive an APICS Principles of Distribution and Logistics Certificate.
- Operations Management Foundations
- Introduction to Distribution and Logistics
- Channel Network Design
- Inventory Management
- Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)
- Warehouse Management
- Packaging and Material Handling
- Transportation Management
- Transportation Operations
- Examination Preparation
Why Choose Industry Forum?
Industry Forum is an approved APICS Channel Partner offering a comprehensive range of Supply Chain training, audit and consultancy services.
Industry Forum helps major global manufacturers understand, optimise and improve both manufacturing capability and business performance.
An integrated team of consultants and practitioners – all seasoned expert engineers with multi-sector manufacturing experience – Industry Forum brings together a world-class combination of improvement competency, insight, process and best practice.
Spanning automotive, aerospace, consumer appliance, electronics and food sectors, for over 20 years Industry Forum has planned and delivered some of the world’s most consistent and successful transformations for business-critical manufacturing operations.
Our trainers are expert practitioners in Supply Chain Management with hands-on industrial experience and highly developed communication skills. They have all been through the APICS Instructor Development Programme.
They have a wealth of technical expertise and often provide on-site advice and coaching. During every course we will encourage collaboration and sharing of practical experiences, ensuring learning can be put into context and empowering delegates to apply their new skills successfully in their workplace as well as making sustainable improvements.
Course booking details
If you are booking an instructor led class and the venue states ‘Virtual’ then please see the technical requirements below. Please note that this technical requirements below does not apply to eLearning courses :
Virtual Class Technical Requirements
To access a virtual class you must have the following:
- A PC or laptop with good (1Mbps or more) internet access
- A microphone and speaker or headset (recommended)
- Webcam (preferably)
- A Chrome web browser
- Ability to access Google drive (you do not need a personal account but your laptop / PC must not block access
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