Supply chain consists of various activities that take
place between the production and distribution of
materials. Logistics and supply chain management
includes different sections of supply chain
management like materials purchase, management
of transport, warehousing, packaging and
distribution, order processing, inventory
Certificate, Diploma and PG Diploma courses:
Certificate course in logistics Management.
Diploma in Cargo and Courier Management.
Diploma in logistics Management.
PG Diploma in logistics and supply chain management
These include both class room and distance education programs.
National Institute of Export Management, Chennai.
Indian Institute of Material Management Bengaluru, Kolkata.
Confederation of Indian Industries Institute of logistics.
Indian Institute of Management – Indore (PG Diploma)
Centre for logistics & Integrated Material Systems, Hyderabad.
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Cost accounting skills.
Ability to understand financial statements.
Understanding of e-business / e-procurement systems.
Troubleshooting, problem solving.
Understanding of cross-cultural / global issues.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services
Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers
Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
Arrange warehouse, catalog goods, plan routes and process shipments
Resolve any arising problems or complaints
Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce
Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements