Duration: five days


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    It is available the first official italian translation of an APICS document, prepared by Giuseppe Lovecchio. It is the APICS Supply Chain Manager Competency Model (Responsabile della Supply Chain - modello delle competenze). You can download it by clicking here
  • Benefits
    This course develops the capabilities to earn the new "Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution" (CLTD) designation by APICS (www.apics.org) the worldwide leading professional association for supply chain, logistics and operations management. Adopting international standards and protocols in the field of Logistics is significant to be distinguished by methodological approach, and recognized as subject matter experts with the capability to find the right solutions, as this new certification demonstrate.

    Main contents

    Module 1: Logistics Overview and Strategy

    • Outlining the principles that make logistics useful, including economic drivers
    • Understanding how logistics fits within supply chain management
    • Managing logistics strategy, including the logistics value proposition
    • Developing flexible logistics frameworks and collaborative relationships
    • Exploring strategic-level risk management
    • Using fundamental performance measurements and benchmarking
    • Implementing reengineering and continuous improvement philosophies

    Module 2: Logistics Network Design

    • Implementing a logistics network design process
    • Considering transportation requirements driving logistics network plans
    • Using tools and analyses to select node patterns and links
    • Adopting risk management
    • Planning for network security and business continuity





    Module 3: Sustainability and Reverse Logistics

    • Understanding how logistics plays a key role in demonstrating organizational social responsibility
    • Managing the triple bottom line, including carbon footprint reductions and green initiatives
    • Selecting vendors based on sustainable practices
    • Demonstrating responsibility when handling and managing hazardous and dangerous materials

    Module 4: Capacity Planning and Demand Management

    • Understanding the basics of forecasting including various types of forecasts
    • Shaping demand for logistics services
    • Translating demand information into planning for transportation and warehousing capacity
    • Providing input during S&OP and participating in collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment
    • Planning for distribution requirements
    • Managing supply, including ERP master scheduling
    • Developing a process and selecting a purchasing strategy

     Module 5: Order Management

    • Performing customer relationship management during order management activities
    • Implementing CRM to strengthen relationships
    • Meeting customer needs
    • Achieving service levels according to customer demand
    • Managing the process steps and logistics decision points of inbound, intracompany, and outbound order management

    Module 6: Inventory Management

    • Understanding inventory management, planning, and control
    • Contrasting stakeholder expectations for inventory management
    • Summarizing the different functions or purposes inventory serves in a business
    • Illustrating the major types of inventory costs
    • Differentiating approaches to safety stock and determinations of when to order
    • Performing calculations related to standard deviation, economic order quantity, and reorder points
    • Describing lean, just-in-time, ABC, vendor-managed inventory and other alternative approaches
    • Listing common performance metrics

    Module 7: Warehouse Management

    • Understanding warehousing strategies and determining which to use
    • Considering physical aspects and tactics related to warehousing design
    • Exploring warehousing challenges and trends
    • Summarizing warehouse ownership types and functions
    • Determining warehouse operations performance measures
    • Diving deep into warehouse processes, layouts, materials handling, systems and automation, and packaging

    Module 8: Transportation

    • Outlining transportation fundamentals including cost structure, stakeholders, capabilities, carrier types, mode classifications, and selection considerations
    • Diving deep into the modes of transportation including road, rail, air, water, pipeline, intermodal, and parcel/courier
    • Managing transportation according to guiding principles
    • Considering tradeoffs when designing transportation networks, selecting carriers and modes, and planning routes and schedules

    Module 9: Global Logistics Considerations

    • Examining current factors in the global logistics space
    • Staying competitive while balancing cost and level of service
    • Exploring the history of international trade theories and infrastructure
    • Discussing global logistics performance indicators and trade specialists
    • Complying with international trade regulations
    • Preparing customs documentation
    • Discussing finance, payment options, terms of sale, payment methods, currency issues, trade zones, and hedging


    Who should attend

    • Managing directors
    • Logistics and Transportation directors
    • Supply Chain directors
    • Logistics managers
    • Warehouse and Distribution managers
    • Anybody who wants to earn a logistics management certification

    Giuseppe Lovecchio, CPIM-F, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, DDPP, PMP, CMC
    APICS Master Instructor since 2011

    Subject Matter Expert for the CSCP & CLTD Learning System

    Demand Driven Endorsed Instructor

    More than 4000 education hours already delivered to managers and executives


  • Other APICS recognized Instructors are available.
  • Duration and delivery mode

    • Five days
    • Sessions in english,  french or italian
    • In-company or in class
    • The course is composed by the above eight  modules, with english documentation

    The course includes the necessary  documentation to be effectively prepared 
    (CLTD learning system,  books, etc.).
    At the end of the course a certificate of attendance will be delivered  by an APICS Master Instructor.

    Click here to download the APICS brochure

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