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Distribution and Logistics Management (Self-Paced Tutorial)   

Learn how to improve your company's distribution and logistics management activities, increase customer satisfaction, and improve operational throughput.


Distribution and logistics management is a critical company function. Professionals in this field play a key role in fulfilling customer demands, ordering and managing inventory, controlling inbound and outbound shipments, reducing costs, saving time, and meeting company objectives. This course will not only show you how to create and operate a logistics function, but it will also show you how to achieve success through a combination of strategies and tactics.

All elements of distribution and logistics management will be covered, including physical distribution, warehouse selection, material handling, packaging, order fulfillment, customer service, inventory management, receiving, production stores, and returned goods. The course will also address key technology issues such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), bar coding, electronic data interchange (EDI), electronic commerce (e-commerce), and distribution resource planning (DRP).


Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Learn how to improve your company's distribution and logistics management activities, increase customer satisfaction, and improve operational throughput.


  1. Overview of Logistics
  2. Logistics System Elements I
  3. Logistics System Elements II
  4. Logistics System Elements III
  5. Inventory Management
  6. Freight Documents and Returns
  7. Computer Technology
  8. Deregulation and Freight Rates
  9. Personnel Management
  10. Distribution Facility Selection
  11. Project Management
  12. Performance Measurements


Self-Study
 

Distribution and Logistics Management (Self-Paced Tutorial)
Fee: $115.00
Dates: 1/1/2023 - 4/30/2023
Delivery Method: Online

This course is offered through our partners at ed2go.  These courses are fun, fast, convenient, easy to use, and led by an expert instructor.  Courses run for six weeks and you have 24/7 access to two lessons each week. Each lesson is accompanied by a short, multiple-choice quiz, and some lessons include hands-on assignments.

You will receive an e-mail with course access information upon completion of your enrollment.

Important: All online courses through the Center for Business & Industry are non-credit courses.  For college credit programs and courses please visit www.DaytonaState.edu.