Course fee: KSH 80,000, USD 1,000 Start Date: 07/02/2022 End Date: 11/02/2022 Registration closed, view 2022 course calender


Logistics and transport are essential functions affecting organizations’ functioning, their economy, and their competitiveness. This Logistics and Transport Management training course examines the effective management and flow of materials through an organization’s supply chain. Significant costs and delays to standard operations and projects are often caused by small inefficiencies in logistics and transport.


5 Days


Business professionals who work in purchasing, procurement, stock control, warehousing and materials management would find this training session extremely beneficial, enabling them to bring improvements to their area of the business.



By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

v  Understand how the supply and demand chains work

v  Examine the most effective purchasing practices

v  Learn new trends in supplier management

v  Gain greater insight into the negotiation process

v  Study the use of negotiation techniques

v  Examine inventory reduction techniques

v  Explore new methods and technologies in warehousing

v  Analyze the function of transportation management


Understanding the Supply and Demand Chains

v  How organization supply and demand chains work

v  Objectives of supply chain management

v  The key steps in purchasing

v  Supplier location and selection

v  Types of contracts and purchase orders

v  Supplier management

v  Quality assurance

v  Remedies for non-performance of suppliers

Inventory Management

v  Inventory management systems

v  Establishing inventory levels

v  Supplier managed inventory

v  Consignment inventory

v  Just in time inventory management

v  Obtaining the benefits of standardization

v  Utilizing ABC analysis

v  Inventory management effectiveness measures

Negotiation Skills Development

v  Communication and foundations of successful negotiations

v  Overcoming difficulties in negotiations

v  The impact of ethics

v  Establishing negotiating goals

v  Effective negotiating strategies

v  Effective negotiating techniques

v  Negotiation tactics

Managing Warehouse Operations

v  Warehouse functions

v  Utilizing warehouse systems

v  Warehouse layout

v  Inventory accuracy and cycle counting

v  Bar coding identification systems

v  Radio frequency identification systems

v  Improving warehousing productivity

v  Overcoming barriers to performance

Managing Transportation Operations

v  Correct application of Incoterms

v  Air carrier selection criteria

v  Ocean carrier selection criteria

v  Obtaining insurance coverage

v  Managing truck delivery operations

v  Utilizing modern tracking technology

v  Effective use of consolidation

v  Measuring transportation performance



This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of theory, group works, discussions and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants


v  Training is residential and will be held at Afriex Training Centre.

v  The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

v  Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged upon request by the participant.

v  This training can also be tailor made for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our training Centre or at a convenient location.

v  For further inquiries, please contact us on

v  Payment should be made to Afriex Training Limited bank account before the start of the training and receipts sent to

v  Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Afriex Training Ltd certificate.

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