Global Logistics and Distribution Planning

Course Code: PM 28


Course Objective

  • Examine in turn strategies for West and East Europe, the Far East and North America.
  • Identify the key strategic role of logistics in the long-term plans of major companies, and how it's recognized as a vital part of every organization.
  • Gain a comprehensive overview of logistics, which is included in all the activities related to the supply chain from initial suppliers through to final customers.
  • Gain a wealth of useful ideas and practical information on all the current and future trends in logistics and distribution.
  • Define new insights into the most significant aspects of logistics, including: developments in logistics, supply chain strategies, and lean logistics


Target Audience

  • 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.


Course Outline

  • Formulating a Logistic Strategy
  • Towards a strategic view of supply chain management
  • Changing scope and direction: managing the supply chain
  • New directions in logistics
  • Future trends in supply chain management
  • Formulating logistics strategy
  • Beyond supply chain integration: Opportunities for competitive advantage
  • Thinking strategically about supply chain management
  • Implementing the Strategy
  • Judging the performance of supply chain management
  • Retail supply chain integration
  • Retailer-supplier partnerships
  • Time compression in the supply chain
  • Benchmarking
  • Supply chain process re-engineering and enterprise applications
  • The outsourcing of logistical activities
  • The new approach to distribution
  • Retail logistics
  • Training in logistics
  • Can efficient logistics reduce transport energy demand?
  • Logistics in city centers: A planning and policy dilemma
  • International Logistics
  • Developing global logistics
  • The internationalization of logistics in the UK
  • Global strategy
  • Developments in Western European logistics strategies
  • Logistics strategies for central and eastern Europe
  • Logistics strategies for North America
  • Route-to-Market for Western consumer goods in Asia

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Date & Location

Date : 08 January 2023

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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Date : 11 June 2023

Duration : 5 days

Place : Tokyo

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