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M3 - Logistics and Transportation

Date:   May 11, 2021 - Aug 03, 2021
Time:   5:30 PM (MDT)
Location:   Virtual Online - Instructor Led (NWT)

Logistics is the management of inventory, in motion and at rest, to serve customers. The goal of this module is for candidates to develop an understanding of the position and role of logistics in supply chain management, and the need to integrate the logistics functions (primarily customer service, inventory management, transportation and warehousing) into the supply chain strategy. This module covers the fundamental logistics functions, as well as the strategic integration of those functions.

Upon completion of this module, candidates should be able to:

  • Discuss strategic logistics issues across stages of the product life cycle (PLC)
  • Define customer service and explain the service/cost trade-off in logistics
  • Develop a customer service improvement plan for their organizations
  • Apply various ordering strategies, from fixed quantity/fixed cycle to variable quantity/variable cycle
  • Calculate inventory-transportation cost trade-offs
  • Apply the “square root” rule
  • Establish safety stock levels when demand and lead time vary
  • Assess the applicability of cross-docking for their organizations
  • Create a warehouse management system (WMS) or transportation management system (TMS) RFP for their organizations
  • Develop a framework for 3PL provider selection for their organizations
  • Make a recommendation regarding carrier reduction at their organizations


  • $795.00 + GST


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