Logistics, Distribution And Warehousing

Basic Road Transport Management

This programme covers the following areas:

  • Understanding an organisation.
  • Applying policy and procedures to meet Vision, Mission and Objectives.
  • Applying and operationalizing strategy to make suggestions and recommendations.
  • Being part of a team and multiple teams.
  • Applying decisions at the general supervisory management level in the transport industry.
  • Working with customers, peers, subordinates and superiors within the organisation.
  • Functioning in conjunction with multiple teams.

Logistics Management

This programme covers the following areas:

  • Managing customer satisfaction.
  • Measuring and controlling the overall costs of logistics activities.
  • Managing the transport function.
  • Managing the warehouse function.
  • Managing inventory and the purchasing function.
  • Managing order processing function.

Principles of Supply Chain Management

This programme is intended for delegates wishing to expand their existing forwarding skills and knowledge in order to participate in the Supply Chain Management process.

Road Transport Fundamentals

The programme focuses on the following areas:

  • Legislation and codes Road Traffic Act (1993) Occupational Health & Safety Act (1993) Road Accident Fund Act (1996)
  • Categories of licenses and professional driving permits.
  • Relation between road transport and other modes of transport.
  • Volume of freight and passengers carried annually.
  • Types of freight delivery systems and vehicle configurations used.
  • Types of passenger services and vehicles used.
  • Cost associated with road transport operations and how it can be reduced.
  • Career paths within the road transport industry.

The Logistics Environment

This programme covers the following areas:

  • Defining a logistics system, the management thereof, as well the logistical activities required.
  • Operating within a logistical distribution channel.
  • Operating within a physical distribution environment.
  • Operating within a store or warehouse environment.
  • Operating within an order-processing environment.