About the Program

The unit deals with the complex issues of identifying the network requirements for different types of facilities based upon cost and service criteria. The key issues involved with locating facilities and then planning the resources required to operate them are also addressed. Acquisition options are also explored with particular emphasis on selecting and managing third party contractors (3 PL’s)

Who Should Attend this Program

The unit is relevant for anyone involved with or interested in the design of supply chain networks. It will also provide those directly engaged in the supply chain with an understanding of the broader commercial issues affecting supply chain design.

Course Content
  • Cost proposals.
  • Create the network controls.
  • Identify network requirements.
  • Plan the network structure.
  • Resource the network.