Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Logistics The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Course details

In today's highly competitive and global marketplace the pressure on organizations to find new ways to create and deliver value to customers is increasing. In the last two decades, logistics and supply chain management has moved to the centre stage to become a key determinant of business competitiveness.

Logistics is a term widely used in business for a range of activities associated with the efficient and effective flow and storage of goods, services, and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption in response to consumer requirements.

Management of these activities has been revolutionized over the past twenty years by addressing logistical issues through an extended perspective of the supply chain that incorporates concepts from several management disciplines, including: strategy formation and the theory of the firm; logistics and manufacturing management; management accounting; marketing; and operations research.

Course Objectives

This course briefly introduces current practices, issues and trends in the field of logistics and supply chain management. It provides participants with information and basic training in related business disciplines to design and manage efficient and effective logistics and supply chain systems.

About The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

CILT Egypt is the local branch of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport – CILT International - the premiere professional body for those engaged in sectors related to transport and logistics. Established in 1919 and receiving its Royal Charter in 1926, CILT has an exciting history behind it, but is always adapting to stay consistent with current logistics and transport issues. 

The principal objective of the Institute is “To promote and encourage the art and science of logistics and transport” through both its membership and networking activities and its educational qualifications.

As the sole representative of CILT in Egypt, we are responsible for the promotion and administration of institute membership. CILT Egypt is also entrusted oversight of professional qualifications delivery by accredited training providers.

CILT Egypt also provides support to policy makers and practitioners in both government and the private sector in the elaboration and implementation of strategies and action plans that serve to improve their performance and increase their competitiveness.

It is also worth mentioning that CILT Egypt offers its members the opportunity to establish links with logistics and transport practitioners around the globe as well as have access to interna-tional best practice in logistics and transport through their participation in forums, symposia, conferences and seminars organized by the CILT Community worldwide as well as other international and regional organisations. 

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