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Certified Logistics & SCM Professional (CLSCMP)

Course Summary

Logistics and supply chain management is considered as one of the most powerful source of competitive advantage in recent times. It attempts to enhance the traditional man- agement by focusing on the organization and integration amongst the various partners of supply chain for better management and thus providing greater value to the consumer.

You will develop and learn to apply analytical tools and approaches in the operation of logistics and supply chains systems along with designing and setting up a warehousing facility. This course will also teach you about developing logistics networks in order to minimize costs and deliver best customer service.


Course Objectives

Certified logistics and SCM professionals can find employment in various transportation, warehousing, distribution and shipping conglomerates in the UAE. This program provides the foundational skills for supply chain management, logistics and global logistics industry. Excellent supply chain management is essential for businesses to be successful. The challenge with globalization is that the time and distance are added to supply chains resulting in increased cost, complexity and risk. However, this can also become an oppor- tunity. Successfully handling the complexities and risks provides a competitive edge and sets your organization above the rest. Accord- ing to Fortune and Materials Handling Institute Supply Chain Management positions will grow at nearly 270,000 opportunities per year. There are exciting career opportunities as a logistics manager, supply chain analyst and purchasing manager.


Course Outline

Introduction to logistics and SCM

•           Understanding logistics and supply chain

•           Evolution of supply chain concept

•           Defining logistics and supply chain

•           Extended supply chain

•           Supply chain/ logistics integration

•           Linkages in logistics and supply chain

•           Decisions in logistics and supply chain

•           Prevailing practices in logistics and supply chain

Role of logistics in supply chain

•           Goals of logistics

•           Functions of logistics

•           Business processes impacted by logistics

•           Reverse logistics

•           Logistics decision hierarchy

•           Value chain

•           Demand chain

•           Value creation through supply chain

•           Value added services in supply chain

•           Strategic importance of logistics and supply chain in improving profitability of businesses

Material management, warehousing and inventory management  

•           Inventory functions

•           Inventory as a buffer

•           Reasons for carrying inventory

•           Inventory related costs

•           Inventory and customer service

•           Approaches to managing inventory

•           Risk pooling in inventory management

•           Inventory control techniques

•           Bullwhip effect

•           Modern inventory control tools

•           Materials requirements planning MRP I

•           Manufacturing resources planning MRP II

•           Distribution requirement planning

•           Just in time system

•           Vendor managed inventory

•           Different types of warehouses

•           Functions of warehouses

•           Warehouses consolidation and break bulk

•           Strategic functions of warehouses

•           Strategic materials and inventory management

Purchasing / procurement

•           Economic order quantity

•           Just in time procurement

•           Vendor managed inventory

•           Online procurement

•           E-procurement

•           Reverses auction

•           Strategic sourcing

•           Major trends in procurement

•           Innovative procurement methods

•           Importance of procurement in lean manufacturing

•           Procurement risks management

•           Difference between purchasing / procurement

•           Just in time procurement (JIT)

•           Vender managed inventory

•           Contribution of procurement in adding value to organisation

•           Strategic sourcing

•           Procurement strategies

•           Link between corporate, business level and procurement strategies

•           How external factors affect business and procurement

Transportation and distribution

•           Distribution channels and logistics

•           Flows in distribution channel

•           Channel strategy

•           Channel length

•           Channel breadth

•           Channel members

•           Distribution centres

•           Distribution centre site selection

•           Transportation infrastructure

•           Cargo movement by sea, air, and road ways

•           Freight management

•           Factors influencing freight cost

•           Transportation network

•           Point to point network

•           Transshipment points nodal network

•           Hub and spoke network

•           Milk run

•           Containerisation

•           Third party logistics

Capacity and network planning

•           Importance of capacity and network planning

•           Role of network design

•           Strategic factors in network design

•           Operational and tactical factors in network and capacity planning

•           Steps in network design process

•           Facility location and capacity allocation

Logistics documentation and EXIM procedures

•           International trade drivers

•           International sourcing

•           Direct vs indirect exporting

•           The STEEPLE frame work

•           Managing exchange rate risk

•           Importance of documentation in logistics

•           Importance of incoterms

•           Strategic importance of HS codes

•           Invoice, packing list, bill of lading, insurance, certificate of origin

•           Transport documents used in air, road and sea transports

•           Practical scenarios and issues during logistics processes

•           Payment mechanisms included in international transactions

•           Letter of credit

•           Export options defined

•           Strategic importance of incoterms and LCs in EXIM procedures

•           Alliances and outsourcing

•           Global supply chain and logistics

•           Strategic issues in global logistics

•           Importance of packaging in logistics


About Our Trainer

He is a CIPS(UK) Level4 certified trainer with Post Graduation in Logistics Management (PGDLM) from IIMM (Indian Institute of Materials Management) and possess Bachelors Degree in engineering(EEE). Presently he works as Logistics & SCM consultant for leading companies in UAE like Three Lines Shipping LLC Dubai and as corporate trainer at Learners Point training division. During his career which is spanning across the boundaries of training, consulting and career strategy for more than a decade, he has associated with renowned awarding bodies like EDEXCEL(UK), CIPS(UK), CII as the channel partners for their various training programmes.

He has worked on various customized modules on strategic supply chain management and logistics, strategic quality management, strategic operations management and change management in business for various awarding bodies. He has also worked on custom- ized modules on warehousing, inventory management, procure- ment, transportation and export-import documentation.

As a business consultant for  top notch manufacturing as well as service industries, he has vast expertise in feasibility studies, process restructuring of organisations (BPR) thereby contributing to improved bottom line profitability of the organisations that he worked with. Enabled several top notch organisations in transforming their employees across various functional departments to real profit centres by applying innovative training practices including business NLP. Proven expertise in identifying and filling the gap in internal and external customer satisfaction thereby contributing to sustained revenue and profitability of the organisations served with. Possess real time industry expertise in the field of logistics and supply chain through the vast exposure gained while supporting global organisations like GE, HCL and ALJABER ENERGY SERVICES on their logistics and supply chain divisions.


Course Objectives

Certified logistics and SCM professionals can find employment in various transportation, warehousing, distribution and shipping conglomerates in the UAE. This program provides the foundational skills for supply chain management, logistics and global logistics industry. Excellent supply chain management is essential for businesses to be successful. The challenge with globalization is that the time and distance are added to supply chains resulting in increased cost, complexity and risk. However, this can also become an oppor- tunity. Successfully handling the complexities and risks provides a competitive edge and sets your organization above the rest. Accord- ing to Fortune and Materials Handling Institute Supply Chain Management positions will grow at nearly 270,000 opportunities per year. There are exciting career opportunities as a logistics manager, supply chain analyst and purchasing manager.

Course Outline

Introduction to logistics and SCM

•           Understanding logistics and supply chain

•           Evolution of supply chain concept

•           Defining logistics and supply chain

•           Extended supply chain

•           Supply chain/ logistics integration

•           Linkages in logistics and supply chain

•           Decisions in logistics and supply chain

•           Prevailing practices in logistics and supply chain

Role of logistics in supply chain

•           Goals of logistics

•           Functions of logistics

•           Business processes impacted by logistics

•           Reverse logistics

•           Logistics decision hierarchy

•           Value chain

•           Demand chain

•           Value creation through supply chain

•           Value added services in supply chain

•           Strategic importance of logistics and supply chain in improving profitability of businesses

Material management, warehousing and inventory management  

•           Inventory functions

•           Inventory as a buffer

•           Reasons for carrying inventory

•           Inventory related costs

•           Inventory and customer service

•           Approaches to managing inventory

•           Risk pooling in inventory management

•           Inventory control techniques

•           Bullwhip effect

•           Modern inventory control tools

•           Materials requirements planning MRP I

•           Manufacturing resources planning MRP II

•           Distribution requirement planning

•           Just in time system

•           Vendor managed inventory

•           Different types of warehouses

•           Functions of warehouses

•           Warehouses consolidation and break bulk

•           Strategic functions of warehouses

•           Strategic materials and inventory management

Purchasing / procurement

•           Economic order quantity

•           Just in time procurement

•           Vendor managed inventory

•           Online procurement

•           E-procurement

•           Reverses auction

•           Strategic sourcing

•           Major trends in procurement

•           Innovative procurement methods

•           Importance of procurement in lean manufacturing

•           Procurement risks management

•           Difference between purchasing / procurement

•           Just in time procurement (JIT)

•           Vender managed inventory

•           Contribution of procurement in adding value to organisation

•           Strategic sourcing

•           Procurement strategies

•           Link between corporate, business level and procurement strategies

•           How external factors affect business and procurement

Transportation and distribution

•           Distribution channels and logistics

•           Flows in distribution channel

•           Channel strategy

•           Channel length

•           Channel breadth

•           Channel members

•           Distribution centres

•           Distribution centre site selection

•           Transportation infrastructure

•           Cargo movement by sea, air, and road ways

•           Freight management

•           Factors influencing freight cost

•           Transportation network

•           Point to point network

•           Transshipment points nodal network

•           Hub and spoke network

•           Milk run

•           Containerisation

•           Third party logistics

Capacity and network planning

•           Importance of capacity and network planning

•           Role of network design

•           Strategic factors in network design

•           Operational and tactical factors in network and capacity planning

•           Steps in network design process

•           Facility location and capacity allocation

Logistics documentation and EXIM procedures

•           International trade drivers

•           International sourcing

•           Direct vs indirect exporting

•           The STEEPLE frame work

•           Managing exchange rate risk

•           Importance of documentation in logistics

•           Importance of incoterms

•           Strategic importance of HS codes

•           Invoice, packing list, bill of lading, insurance, certificate of origin

•           Transport documents used in air, road and sea transports

•           Practical scenarios and issues during logistics processes

•           Payment mechanisms included in international transactions

•           Letter of credit

•           Export options defined

•           Strategic importance of incoterms and LCs in EXIM procedures

•           Alliances and outsourcing

•           Global supply chain and logistics

•           Strategic issues in global logistics

•           Importance of packaging in logistics

About Our Trainer

He is a CIPS(UK) Level4 certified trainer with Post Graduation in Logistics Management (PGDLM) from IIMM (Indian Institute of Materials Management) and possess Bachelors Degree in engineering(EEE). Presently he works as Logistics & SCM consultant for leading companies in UAE like Three Lines Shipping LLC Dubai and as corporate trainer at Learners Point training division. During his career which is spanning across the boundaries of training, consulting and career strategy for more than a decade, he has associated with renowned awarding bodies like EDEXCEL(UK), CIPS(UK), CII as the channel partners for their various training programmes.

He has worked on various customized modules on strategic supply chain management and logistics, strategic quality management, strategic operations management and change management in business for various awarding bodies. He has also worked on custom- ized modules on warehousing, inventory management, procure- ment, transportation and export-import documentation.

As a business consultant for  top notch manufacturing as well as service industries, he has vast expertise in feasibility studies, process restructuring of organisations (BPR) thereby contributing to improved bottom line profitability of the organisations that he worked with. Enabled several top notch organisations in transforming their employees across various functional departments to real profit centres by applying innovative training practices including business NLP. Proven expertise in identifying and filling the gap in internal and external customer satisfaction thereby contributing to sustained revenue and profitability of the organisations served with. Possess real time industry expertise in the field of logistics and supply chain through the vast exposure gained while supporting global organisations like GE, HCL and ALJABER ENERGY SERVICES on their logistics and supply chain divisions.

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