Logistics Management - Level 3
Course Level Level 3
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
Study Method Online Learning
Course Duration 200 Hours Approx.
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 75.00 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 310
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Pay in Instalments
£ 85 Deposit & 12 payments of £ 25 / Month
Total Fee: £ 385
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Logistics Management Course

Do you consider yourself to have good analytical skills and a keen eye for detail?  Are you a born problem solver and a natural critical thinker?  If so, this exclusive logistics management course could be right up your street!  Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer a complete range of supply chain and logistics courses, open to ambitious candidates worldwide.  Enjoy the freedom to study in your own time at a pace that suits you, with complete tutor support provided throughout.  Course content covers the most important activities and operations in supply chain and logistics management, including procurement and manufacturing strategies, transport management, material handling, warehouse management and inventory management.  Take the first step towards a rewarding career today, with our exclusive logistics training online!

Why Study Logistics Management?

Globalisation and the advent of e-commerce are transforming the face of supply chain and logistics operations worldwide.  Today, it’s rare to come across a business of any kind that isn’t dependent on an extensive supply chain.  Even where self-sufficiency is an option, it is rarely the most effective or efficient option.  Instead, businesses spanning all sectors rely on third-parties for key procurement, storage and delivery activities.  All of which are overseen by knowledgeable and talented supply chain management personnel.  To become a capable and qualified logistics manager is to gain access to an extensive and potentially lucrative job market worldwide.  Whatever your current position and experience to date, this exclusive Level 3 Logistics Management Certificate could help you take that next big step.

Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer an extensive range of supply chain and logistics courses at a variety of levels.  Study in your own time at a pace that suits your lifestyle, exploring the art of effective logistics management over six intensive modules as follows:

Module 1. Introduction to Logistics Management

The course begins by providing candidates with a detailed definition of logistics, while outlining some of the most important activities in the field.  The aims and objectives of logistics are discussed, along with the role logistics management plays at the heart of every successful business and an introduction to several important trends in contemporary logistics.

Module 2. Logistics Strategy & Operations

A fascinating introduction to strategic decision making follows in module two, in which candidates consider the various decisions that must be made when formulating a logistics strategy.  Course content also covers logistics strategy design and the objectives of logistics audits, along with the importance of forward planning in logistics management.

Module 3. Procurement & Manufacturing Strategies

Module three turns attention to procurement, in which candidates consider the differences between procurement and purchasing. The functions and objectives of procurement are discussed, along with seller selection strategies, how to monitor sellers’ performance and the potential benefits of single source and multi-source procurement.

Module 4. Transport Management

Course content then covers transport management in logistics, examining the pros and cons of various different transportation methods.  Candidates learn how to choose an appropriate mode of transportation, in accordance with costs, convenience, availability, speed and so on.  The potential benefits of working with third-party transportation providers are also discussed.

Module 5. Warehousing and Material Handling

Module five brings warehousing and material handling into discussion, in which candidates study the functions, objectives and importance of warehouses in supply chain operations.  The benefits and drawbacks of both manual and automated warehouses are discussed, alongside the importance of an effective warehouse layout and an overview of primary warehousing activities.

Module 6. Inventory Management

Concluding the course, module six examines the functions and objectives of inventory management in a wider supply chain and logistics setting.  Candidates are introduced to the concept of economic order quantity, along with helpful guidelines for balancing supply with demand, an overview of the true costs of carrying stocks and the various different types of stocks in a typical inventory.

Explore various free courses on our website. You can even take a start with one of our free Supply Chain courses today.

Paying in Instalments: £385(Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £85

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £25

Pay in Full: (£75 Discount) £310

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK. 

Experienced supply chain and logistics specialists can offer a broad range of services, or specialise in one specific area within the field.  Examples of which include warehouse design and management, freight transportation, inventory management and control, distribution network planning, procurement and supply management, supply chain design and more.  Entry-level positions in supply chain and logistics quickly pave the way for more advanced roles, with salaries starting from around £25,000 and up for qualified candidates.

Who Should Take This Course?

With an endorsed Level 3 Logistics Management Certificate on your CV, you’ll be one step closer to the job of your dreams.  Exclusive to Oxford Home Study Centre, this endorsed distance learning program was created with the following applicants in mind:

  • Newcomers to logistics management
  • Supply chain personnel pursuing promotion
  • Managers and senior leadership figures
  • Business owners and prospective entrepreneurs
  • Anyone who works in logistics or warehousing
  • Jobseekers looking to boost their CVs

From start to finish, we’ll provide all the support you need to gain maximum value from your studies.  Sign up for this exclusive Level 3 Logistics Management Certificate online, or contact the admissions team at OHSC for more information.

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