Strategic management & planning at the logistic network (transportation & supply)

Strategic management & planning at the logistic network (transportation & supply)


Date & Location: (08-12/Jan) Casablanca – ( 05-09/Mar) Istanbul

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course overview

The module aims to provide students with an introduction to the role and relevance of analytical techniques in logistics and supply chain management. From simple graphs to deterministic and stochastic optimisation models, it offers transferable skills to use associated techniques for the practice of these disciplines. Students will develop the ability to model and solve realistic decision problems in the context of logistics and supply chain management.


Program Objectives:

– Explain what the terms supply chain and supply chain management mean;
– Describe what supply chain networks are;
– List examples of supply chains;
– Describe what is meant by integrated supply chain networks;
– Describe best practices in supply chain networks.


Who Should Attend?

This course will mainly benefit to purchasing managers, senior buyers, project managers, civil engineers, construction managers, contractors, sub-contractors, site engineers, senior management, and government agencies, architects, construction professionals, and anyone responsible for purchasing at a senior level who seeks to enhance their skills further.


Program Outline:

Day 1 – Overview of a Procurement and Overview of a Procurement and Distribution System Elements Distribution System Elements

  • Total cost concept and cost breakdown
  • Transportation Transportation ™
  • Transit times Transit times ™
  • Transit reliability Transit reliability ™
  • Inventory

Day 2 – Modal and Modal and Intermodal Intermodal Transportation Transportation

  • Modal operational characteristics
  • Public planning practices
  • Intermodal Intermodal transportation


Day 3 – Inventory and Operations Management


  • Supply Chain operations analysis
  • Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems
  • Inventory Management


Day 4 – Procurement and Outsourcing Procurement and Outsourcing


  • Logistics Network Design Logistics Network Design
  • Faciliity location decision Facility location decision


Day 5 – Supply Chain Strategies Supply Chain Strategies


  • Economic order quantity (EOQ) model Economic order quantity (EOQ) model
  • Vendor management inventory system
  • Assemble to order system