Logistics Planning and Scheduling

  • Course Duration2 Days
  • Course Start  
  • Course Fee2550 EGP
  • Certificate Yes

Logistics Planning and Scheduling

Significant costs and delays to standard operations and projects are often caused by small inefficiencies in logistics planning and transport.  This course discusses how costs can be reduced, performance can be improved as well as an increase in customer satisfaction  by applying the most modern techniques for the improved management of the flow of materials into and through the organization.

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the process of the Supply and Demand Chain

  • Utilize modern purchasing management techniques

  • Improve the warehouse efficiencies with subsequent reduction in stock levels

  • Sharpen your negotiation skills

  • Manage inventories in a more productive manner

  • Improve transportation operations

What You Will Cover

  • What is Planning

  • What is the Difference between Planning and Scheduling

  • Components of the Transport and Supply System

  • Planning Triangle

  • Basics of Logistics Methods

  • Quantitative Planning

  • Demand Capacity

  • Demand Patterns

  • Control of Demand Variables

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Available Capacity

  • Understanding the Demand Capacity versus Available Capacity

  • Understanding and analyzing the market

  • How to Exploit the Stock

  • Storage Planning

  • Inter-relations between Elements

  • Alternative Scenarios

  • Operating through Third Parties

  • Operating Defects through Third Parties

  • Fleet Management

  • Economies of Loading and Unloading

  • Measuring Effectiveness

  • Effective Shipping Standards

  • Forecast Shipping Traffic

  • The Role of Technology in Transport Operations

  • Overview of the Scheduling Process

  • The LINEAR TREND Method Scheduling

  • Managerial Considerations in Scheduling

  • Ethical Issues in Scheduling

  • Data Collection for Scheduling

  • Sequencing and Dispatching

  • Dispatching Rules

  • Scheduling Strategies for Services

Who Should Attend

Business professionals who work in purchasing, procurement, stock control, warehousing and materials management would find this training session extremely beneficial, enabling them to bring improvements to their area of the business.

Training Methodology

  • Your training experience with HOM includes:

  • Pre- program assessments to clarify your development needs

  • In class highly engaging experiential leaning activities

  • Post –program ongoing support through application tool kits and  phone call coaching sessions.

  • How to Use Priority Rules

  • Measuring Performance

  • Theory of Constraints

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