Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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October 4, 2021


Plot 14, Odeniran Close,Off Opebi Bridge,Opebi,Ikeja,Lagos-JK Michaels   View map

Logistics and supply chain management have been among the fastest evolving business disciplines over the past two decades. The continuous arrival of innovative concepts and techniques into the mainstream has resulted in a non-stop journey of learning and development for professionals in logistics and supply chain management.

This training seminar is aimed at both suppliers and buyers who need an overview of the key drivers involved when viewing supply chains from a logistics/demand point of view and appreciate what logistics and supply chain management are fundamentally about.


By applying the concepts and principles learned in this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Improve supplier performance and accountability
  • Improve customer satisfaction and customer relationships
  • Drive lean supply-stream management and lean logistics through your organization
  • Reduce the total cost of fulfilment through the reduction of inventory, space, lead time, logistics costs, and increased fill rates


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize trends and modern practices in logistics and supply chain management.
  • Practice forecasting and inventory optimization techniques
  • Appraise item categories and formulate appropriate sourcing strategies
  • Describe the role and objectives of transportation management in logistics
  • Use value-adding warehousing techniques
  • Apply the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework for the management of supply chain performance

We also offer APICS CSCP certification training

Understanding Logistics and the Supply Chain

Definitions of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

History and the Development

Understanding the Supply Chain dynamics

International and Global Logistics

Supply Chain Operations Reference Models (SCOR)

The Theory of Constraints (TOC)


Transportation Economics

The Role of Transportation in Logistics

Management Key Decisions

Types of Mode or Intermodal System

International Commercial Terms in Transportation and the Liabilities

Documentation in Transportation

Hazardous Materials Transportation


Performance, Risk and Warehouse Management

Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Warehouse Management:

  1. Role in the Supply Chain
  2. Flows
  3. Equipment Selection

Supply Chain Risks:

  1. Operational
  2. Inventory
  3. Exchange Rates
  4. Financial
  5. Disruption
  6. Security

Procurement in Supply Chain

The Difference between Procurement and Purchasing

What is the role of Procurement and Purchasing?

Support Operational Requirements

Manage the Procurement Process and the Supply Base

Develop Strong Relationships with Other Functional Groups

Team Roles and Responsibilities


Inventory Management

Statistics in Inventory Management

Financial in Inventory Management

Selective Inventory Control Management

Understanding Inventory Status

Reducing Excess and Obsolete Inventory

Improving the Organisation’s Logistics and Supply Chain

Supply chain and logistics professionals, in particular those at the operational, supervisory and management level.

In addition, this course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with the latest theoretical knowledge in preparation for assuming a higher position.