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Supply Chain and Logistics Management

By: Tom Associates Training  

Lagos State, Nigeria

21 - 24 Nov, 2017  4 days

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NGN 136,500

The importance of careful management of the supply chain is now most critical. Companies should recognize that proper management of the supply chain will contribute immensely to reduced cost and, in effect, increased profit.

This course addresses supply chain issues thoroughly. It treats the influence of technology, modernized transportation and the increasing complexity of modern logistics. It presents opportunities to improve productivity, inventory and distribution, as well as service levels through the active coordination and relationship of Suppliers, Producers and Customers.

Course Contents


  • Supply Chain Groups
    • The Suppliers
    • The Producers
    • The Customers
  • Levels of Supply Chain Management
    • Strategic level
    • Tactical level
    • Operational Level
    • Demand estimations
    • Distribution pattern
    • Service level requirements
  • Logistics Configuration
    • Factory, Distributor, Wholesaler, Retailer
    • Order lead time
    • Delivery lead time
    • Transportation data
    • Internal fleet
    • External fleet    
    • Inbound transportation
    • Outbound transportation
    • Warehousing
    • Locations
    • Capacities
    • Costs


  • Inventory Management
    • Levels of Inventory
    • Just-In-Time Inventory
    • Keeping Accurate Records
    • Ordering and storage
    • Economic Lot Size
    • Raw material inventory
    • Work-in-process inventory
    • Finished product inventory


  • Improvements to the Flow Rate
    • The Product Flow
    • The Information Flow
    • The Finances Flow
  • Supply Chain Event Management
    • Inventory alerts
    • Supplier alerts
    • Bottlenecking
    • Being proactive
  • Tracking and Monitoring
    • Dashboard
    • Alert Generation
    • Stock Keeping Unit (SKU)
  • Outsourcing/Partnerships
    • Procurement outsourcing
    • Service management
    • Vendor-managed inventory
    • Third-party logistics
    • Retailer-Supplier partnership


  • Pricing and Negotiation
    • Market and Economic Analysis
    • Procurement Pricing
    • Tendering
    • Contracting
  • Major Challenges to Effective Supply Chain Management
    • Variability
    • Organization silos
    • The Bullwhip effect
    • Trade-offs
  • Regulatory Systems
    • Logistics of dry cargo
    • Logistics of liquid cargo
  • Performance Measurement in Supply Chain
    • Supply chain value analysis
    • Importance of metrics
    • Chain-wide metrics
5/7 Alade Lawal Street, Opposite Divisional Police Station, Off Ikorodu Road, Anthony, Lagos. Nov 21 - 24 Nov, 2017

Registration: 08:30:am - 09:00:am

Class Session: 09:00:am - 04:00:am

NGN 136,500.00(Including VAT)
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Discount of 5% to 3-4 participants from same organization. Discount of 10% to 5 or more participants from same organization.
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