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Team-based digital learning

Your team will learn:

  • Transportation carriers
  • Logistics service providers
  • Logistics technologies
  • Network design principles
  • Reverse logistics
  • Logistics metrics
  • Warranties
  • Cold chain
  • Blockchain
  • EDI

Transportation and Logistics Training & Certification

Supply chain logistics are top of the agenda for many organizations with transportation becoming a major challenge on the ever-changing global landscape. Our industry-leading online course material navigates your team through this core supply chain competency, providing essential online training and certification for this core supply chain competency.

Our online role-based training and certification covers a wide range of principles, strategies and know-how including:

Transportation carriers

Our course on transportation carriers takes you through transportation modes, types of transportation carriers, multimodal and intermodal transportation, freight containers and packaging.

Logistics service providers

Develop an understanding of the different types of “PLs” – 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th party logistics providers (1PL, 2PL, 3PL, 4PL) and learn about the different types of 3PL providers.

Logistics technologies

Learn about point-of-sale logistics bar codes used in production lots and inventory management. Explore the different types of codes, UPC and E-A-N bar codes, 128 bar codes, ASN and SSCC. Learn how RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology works, its types, advantages, and challenges.

Explore the use Auto-ID and electronic data technologies for reliable and error-proof logistics. Get a deep-dive into Incoterms 2020 and national, as well as international transportation documents. We take you through the concept of sustainable logistics.

Network design principles

Understand how to decide on the optimal mode of transportation be it land, sea or air. Explore the different types of distribution networks and fulfilment, such as drop-ship and manufacture and combine. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each type of network, and how to choose the right type of distribution network and fulfilment method for your business.

Learn how to model multi-echelon supply chains, managing the trade-offs in network design, and building an optimal distribution network. Master techniques to optimize the location of facilities in your distribution network using quantitative methods, including K-Means clustering.

Reverse logistics

In the “Reverse Logistics” course, you will learn about the management of returned products from point of use, back to the manufacturer, and refurbishment, recycling and sustainable disposal of items.

Logistics metrics

This intermediate training and certification course takes learners through the fundamental principles behind logistics metrics, the SCOR framework, and how to measure supply chain reliability, responsiveness, and cost. Apply your learning through a real scenario in which the company is performing well on current metrics, but profits are still falling due to logistical challenges.

Warranties

Explore which types of warranties (e.g. financial compensation vs. repair) are appropriate in different scenarios, learn how to use warranties for competitive advantage, and understand the warranty management process and metrics.

Cold chain

Examines best practice procedures for cold chains, and the importance and relevance of cold chain management in relation to active pharmaceutical ingredients. We examine how blockchain technology can improve traceability and minimize the risk of counterfeiting and further learn the best methods of despatching and recieving cold chain products.

Blockchain

We learn how blockchain can prevent counterfeiting, and a general introduction to how blockchain technologies can be applied in supply chain.

EDI

Explore how to upgrade your Electronic Data Interchange to accommodate for growing, evolving businesses, and understand the opportunities, risks and skills required to transform your business.

Suitable for the following roles:

  • Demand planner
  • Supply planner
  • Inventory planner
  • Materials planner
  • Buyer / purchaser
  • Procurement officer
  • Logistics analyst
  • Supply chain analyst
  • Performance analyst
  • Warehouse operator
  • Production line operator
  • Transport operator
  • Warehouse operator
  • Production line operator
  • Dispatcher
  • Warehouse clerk
  • Supply chain coordinator
  • Master scheduling manager
  • Materials manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Director / VP / SVP supply chain

This learning content includes:

  • High-impact
    learning
  • Exams &
    assessments
  • Simulations
     
  • Expert
    Reviews
  • Application
    based tasks
  • Microlearning
     
  • Serious
    games
  • Webinar
    toolkits
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