Level 5 Purchasing - Logistics - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 5 Purchasing – Logistics

Logistics

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Logistical Requirements of a Supply Chain: what is logistics; who is the customer; the supply chain; the large player; integration; networks; deregulation and privatisation
  • Customer Needs: e-logistics, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), scheduling methods and issues; planning framework; PESTLE analysis; planning
  • Optimise Use of Logistics: inventory management systems; factors in the use of resources; measuring and managing logistics performance; the balanced scorecard; the Supply Chain Operations Reference Model; Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Modes of Transport: rail, road, air, sea
  • Technology, Information & Communication Technology: evolution of technology; improvements in technology

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