Logistics is the critical driver of organisational improvement and competitive advantage. It is established as the key issue on most corporate agendas in today's global market place. It is having a revolutionary impact on the industry as Management becomes more aware of its potential and is arguably the most vital task facing all organisations.

This blended learning course offers each candidate a professional accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Ireland. On receipt of the certificate, candidates will qualify for further exemptions to further qualifications within the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.


Course Aim
To give the course's participants fluency and understanding of all aspects of Logistics.

Course Objectives
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
o Explain the purpose of logistics within the organisation
o Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the importance of logistics to the success of an organisation
o Illustrate the interaction and interdependence of each individual logistics function
o Propose ways in which the logistics process could be improved
o Assess the logistics strategy of an organisation
o Describe the transport function and its importance to logistics

Recommended for
The course is intended for those who wish to develop or start a career in the Logistics Industry.

Course Contents
o Introduction to logistics
o Transport
o Forecasting logistics requirements
o Inventory policy decisions
o Production scheduling decisions
o Procurement decisions
o Outsourced supply chain
o Distribution management
o Logistics customer service

1. Participants must satisfactorily complete 3 assessments during the course.
2. On successful completion of assessments participants must complete a 3-hour written
examination ( can be done online ).

4 weeks which will include a class seminar 1 evening per week for the course period.

The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Ireland.