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Lean Logistics within Supply Chain

To minimize waste of resources in managing demand and product flows

The philosophy behind Lean is to minimize waste of resources in an organization and to put focus on the customers. One of the fundamental principles includes the logistic operations being connected to meet the needs of the customers. There are fundamental differences in the flow structures of different supply chains.

This course explains and discusses the principles and methods that form the foundation of Lean logistics in a supply chain network.

Objectives: The aim of the course is to provide insights into the mindset and methods related to a resource-efficient philosophy of collaboration and synchronization of activities between actors in a supply chain.

Level: Advanced, you should have basic knowledge in the area.

Training Method: Lean Logistics within Supply Chain is a Module course and is studied over the internet via our e-learning platform Instant education. Read more about the training method here.

Course Length:Approximately 6 hours active study time.

Price: 70 EURO / student
78 USD / student

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55 EURO / student
61 USD / student

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Course contents:

A General Framework for Supply Chain
In order to manage demand and product flows, common operations are conducted in a supply chain network.

Basics of Supply Chain Management
An overall perspective of the flow from the first link of the supply chain to final consumption.

Matching Supply and Demand Pattern
The supply chain is a dynamic system making the matching work more difficult.

Operational Purchasing
The operational purchasing contains the everyday call-off and material planning.

The Logistics Function
Handling flow of materials.

Total Cost Model
Model for selecting the optimal balance between high delivery service and low logistics costs.

Key Performance Indicators in Logistics
Logistics efficiency and some of its Key Performance Indicators.

Measures of Supply Chain Performance
Typical inventory measures used to monitor supply chain performance.

Reduced Delivery Times and Greater Delivery reliability
Reduced delivery times and greater delivery reliability to achieve flexibility and adaptability.

Relationships with Suppliers
The lean production philosophy places a lot of emphasis on supplier relations.

Physical Distribution System
There are interrelated activities that affect customer service and the cost of providing it.

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