Logistics and Distribution Management

Price of course: $149.00
Estimated length: 6 hours
Access Time: 180 days
Total PMI PDUs/Contact Hours: 6
  • Strategic & Business Mgmt: 3.5
  • Technical: 2.5
IACET CEUs: .6

Course Description

This course explores the fundamental concepts and ideas of logistics and distribution management. It delves into the various logistics information management systems, analyzes their financial aspects and technological influences, and explains how to manage and measure their performance. This course is divided into modules that explain logistics management, inventory management, and warehousing and distribution. Throughout these modules, course participants will review and distinguish between inbound logistics, outbound logistics, reverse logistics, and third-party logistics; explore the tools and techniques for tracking and valuing inventory, including ABC analysis; and learn the functions of packaging and methods for transporting goods through simple and complex distribution channels.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand and analyze the various logistic information management systems.
  • Explain how to manage and measure logistics performance
  • Define inventory and understand how to track and value inventory
  • Demonstrate how to classify inventory using ABC analysis
  • Explain the layout and operations of a warehouse or distribution center
  • Understand the functions of packaging, the various modes of transportation, and both simple and complex distribution channels

Key Features

  • Expert-supported
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Audio-enabled in app

Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.


Notes

Estimated time to complete: 8 hours

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Project Management Institute, PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, Project Management Professional, PMP, Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional, PMI-RMP, the PMI Talent Triangle, and the PMI Talent Triangle logo are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2017.

The following list outlines the PDUs you will earn for completing this course, based on the certification you have.

  • PMP®/PgMP®
    • Technical: 2.5
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 3.5
    • TOTAL: 6
  • PMI-RMP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 3.5
    • TOTAL: 3.5
  • PMI-SP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 3.5
    • TOTAL: 3.5
  • PMI-ACP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 3.5
    • TOTAL: 3.5
  • PfMP®
    • Technical: 2.5
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 3.5
    • TOTAL: 6
  • PMI-PBA®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 3.5
    • TOTAL: 3.5