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Introduction to Logistics - Skill Group Pathway is a Program

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Overview

Logistics is the management of the flow of products, information, and other resources, including intangibles like energy, between the point of origin and where they';re consumed. This course will give you a fundamental understanding of logistics and how you can be part of a successful logistics team.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define and identify the main types of logistics
  • Explain the fundamental tasks associated with logistics
  • Describe the importance of logistics technology in the supply chain process and material handling
  • Explain what inventory is and its importance
  • Differentiate among the three types of inventory costs
  • Define product distribution and its importance
  • Identify different modes for transporting goods
  • Describe the importance of safety and quality as it relates to logistics
  • List the main elements that can help a logistics company be successful
  • Recognize logistics teamwork strategies
  • Describe various roles and responsibilities within logistics teams

Estimated completion time (hours): 5.8