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Logistics & Warehousing

Course Fee $575.00

No. of Places 15 of 15

Start February 23, 2020

End February 27, 2020

Location Erbil - MSELECT Academy

This course offers all the information necessary to successfully manage any logistics activities in any industry. Once you complete the curriculum, you will be aware of most Logistics concepts and have the key build /support your career in this domain.

This course includes content for understanding how logistics functions work, we have created this course to ensure that students have the knowledge necessary to find success in their chosen career path.



What You Will Learn

Course participants will learn the key management issues of getting the product to the customer on time, in full, to the right place, in the right condition, with the right paperwork and at the right cost. They will also learn the following:

  • Logistics definition, principles and its relationship to supply chain strategy.

  • The functions within logistics.

  • The goals of logistics.

  • The tactics of an effective logistics strategy.

  • The flow of goods and information in an integrated enterprise.

  • The difference between 3PLs and 4PLs and their appropriate usage.

  • Warehousing principles and objectives.

  • Warehousing considerations of ownership, number, location, configuration, and support systems.

  • Warehouse and transportation capacity forecasting.

  • Materials-handling options at warehouses in terms of space usage, labour, equipment, and automation.

  • The mechanized and automated systems in warehousing along with their advantages and drawbacks.

  • How to balance transportation against the cost of warehousing inventory.

  • The attributes of customer service and best practices.

  • Objectives of transportation.

  • The objectives of various transportation stakeholders.

  • The advantages and disadvantages of transportation modes.

  • How to select the appropriate mode of transportation given various factors.

  • The value density versus packaging density relationship.

  • Hybrid modes of transportation.

  • How to assess capacity constraint factors when evaluating bids from carriers.

  • Globalization and the role new technology plays in it.

  • The intermediaries involved in export and import.

  • The process and considerations in the exchange of currency between countries.

  • The definition of Harmonized Tariff Schedule and how it is used in import and export transactions.

  • The cost inputs or resources that must be included in the landed cost.

  • The definition of free trade zones and the requirements and benefits of participation.

  • The definition of trade blocs and how they impact the participants as well.

  • The operational considerations of exporting and importing.

  • Incoterms, the international commercial terms used in foreign trade contracts.


Who is it for?

Junior and middle management, requiring a greater insight into the role of the logistics or senior managers seeking a more detailed understanding of professional logistics trend.


Course Content 

Chapter 1: Logistics

Topic 1: Logistics Introduction

Topic 2: Logistics Objectives and Considerations

Topic 3: Warehouse Management Introduction

Topic 4: Warehousing Objectives and Considerations

Topic 5: Warehouse Capacity Forecasting and Planning

Topic 6: Materials Handling

Topic 7: Tradeoffs between Warehousing and Transportation Processes

Topic 8: Transportation Objectives and Considerations

Topic 9: Transportation Capacity Forecasting and Planning

Topic 10: Use of Logistics Service Providers

Topic 11: Modes of Transportation and Considerations for Selection

Topic 12: Expediting Processes

Topic 13: Delivery Patterns

Chapter 2: Monetary, Regulatory, and Trade Considerations

Topic 1: Currency Considerations and Funds Flow

Topic 2: Regulatory Requirements

Topic 3: Trade Considerations



Course Instructor:

Mr. Tarek Mdwar, DBA, MBA, MSc, CSCP®, CSCM®, CSCA®, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, SCPA

  • Experienced supply chain manager with 13 years of working experience in multinational FMCG and pharmaceuticals corporates operating in middle east (Coca Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Sanofi)

  • Doctorate in Business Administration, Pole Paris Alternance university, France (Ongoing)

  • Master in Business Administration, Supply chain Management, HIBA

  • Master in Science, Financial Management, Damascus university

  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), APICS -USA

  • PMP Certified, Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute-USA.

  • Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA), International Supply Chain Education Alliance, USA

  • Certified Supply Chain Manager (CSCM), International Supply Chain Education Alliance-USA

  • RMP Certified, Risk Management Professional, Project Management Professional Institute-USA

  • Certified Public Accountant in Syria



When and where is the course being held?

The course will take place at MSELECT Academy's training centre in Erbil, starting on Sunday, March 23rd until 27th from 09:00 am to 15:00 pm




Must be made in 5 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.



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