Transportation and Distribution Planning

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Overview

Transportation and Distribution Planning

Course Description

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.

Course Content

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

Requirements & Materials
Materials

Required - Student Must Provide

  • Laptop computer

Session Details

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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.

Supply chain and logistics professionals learning in classroom

What You Will Learn

  • Logistics costs, customer service levels, and carbon emissions
  • Transportation performance measurements and improvements
  • Transportation carriers operations and their impacts
Supply chain professionals collaborating in warehouse

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.
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I am really impressed with the scope of subjects covered and the practical case studies in diverse sectors from health, education, and other public sector projects.

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