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Logistics Management Foundations


Logistics Management Foundations



Logistics Management Foundations, logistics principles & management.

Course Description

Marketing makes a big win with the customers, but logistics will keep them always coming back.


Logistics play a very critical role in every company’s success, controlling how materials get from the suppliers to the factories and how finished products get to the customers.

An excellent logistics system delivers the right products to your customers at the right price, so understanding logistics is critical to your success.

Help your company practice more efficient delivery, distribution, and strong inventory control practices.

In this course, you will learn about:

-why logistics is important, what it is, and how logistics supports your company and your customers

-the ins and outs of logistics

-how logistics must be effective and efficient

-steps to improve how a customer’s order is filled


-outbound and inbound logistics, and reverse logistics

-different modes of transportation and how they often work together

-main four cost tradeoffs in warehousing

-specific cost-efficient and value-added distribution center activities

-key decisions and challenges that logistics managers face all along the supply chain

-the impact of returns, channel length, warehouse location, customer segmentation, and other factors on your company’s logistics network

-how logistics support your marketing strategy, cuts across departments, and touches your customers

-definition of the role of the logistics manager, so you can decide and ensure that it’s the career path for you


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