Transportation and Distribution Planning
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Effective planning of transportation and distribution networks has become more complex. This change is driven by increasing customer requirements; the expansion of global sourcing, security, and regulatory requirements; volatile fuel costs; and more. In this course, you will gain an understanding of the strategic and tactical principles, practices, and tools required to address the cost, service, capacity, and carbon emissions trade-offs in domestic and international transportation.
What You Will Learn
- Logistics costs, customer service levels, and carbon emissions
- Transportation performance measurements and improvements
- Transportation carriers operations and their impacts
How You Will Benefit
- Develop transportation and distribution strategies to support business strategies.
- Understand basic transportation physics throughout the supply chain.
- Optimize last-mile and long-haul transportation planning.
- Design supply-chain networks to optimize transportation costs and service.
- Determine how to optimize routes and schedules.
- Better manage total transportation spending.
TRANSPORTATION AND DISTRIBUTION FUNDAMENTALS
- Delivery costs and strategies
- Levels of planning transportation and distribution technology
REDUCING TRANSPORTATION COST
- Long haul and international transportation
- Carrier planning and management and impacts on shippers
NETWORK DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS
- Supply chain design strategy and technology
TRANSPORTATION AND DISTRIBUTION TRENDS AND INNOVATION
MODELING CARBON MISSIONS
Who should attend
This course is designed for executives and managers who want to learn about designing and operating best-in-class transportation and distribution for their supply chain; supply-chain engineers and analysts; industrial engineers and systems analysts; supply-chain and logistics consultants; transportation managers and engineers; and operations managers of traffic, transportation, or warehousing.