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Diploma in Logistics Management Level 4 Endorsed by ABC Awards | 100 CPD Points

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260 Hours
Level 4 Diploma Logistics Management (Certificate of achievement)
100 CPD points / hours
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Logistics Management

Certificate of achievement in Logistics Management Level 4. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 100 CPD points available without extra study

Endorsed Logistics Management Certificate of achievement.Study today for a Logistics Management with CPD Courses and kick your career prospects into overdrive! Flexible online learning with no time restrictions or deadlines – earn an internationally-recognised qualification in your own time and at your own pace!

The vast majority of organisations worldwide are fundamentally reliant on complex supply chains. For the business to perform at its best – or simply remain functional and viable – every link within the supply chain needs to be equally strong and reliable. To ensure this happens, those who work in logistics and supply chain management must master a variety of specialist disciplines. Specific responsibilities vary significantly from one supply chain setting to the next, but always focus on the effective, efficient and flawlessly-accurate movement of goods/materials. The stronger and more efficient the supply chain as a whole, the better the respective organisation performs.

This advanced Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is ideal for newcomers to the industry and existing members of the workforce alike. Build the required skills, knowledge and confidence to manage material procurement, manufacturing processes, flow of goods/information and so much more besides. Learn how to build, optimize and manage complex supply chains and become a professional asset of limitless value.


Level 4 Diploma Logistics Management (Certificate of achievement)
Endorsed by ABC Awards
100 CPD points / hours

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Logistics Management

Course Benefits

When studying for a fully-accredited Logistics Management with CPD Courses, every learner benefits from:

  1. The strongest start to a rewarding career with an intensive introduction to the profession. Explore supply chain management in comprehensive detail.
  2. No deadlines or time restrictions to worry about – learners are free to study in their own time and at their own pace.
  3. 24/7 access to our exclusive digital learning platform, which provides all study materials and resources required to complete the course.
  4. The support of an experienced tutor with extensive professional experience, along with the wider CPD Courses support team.
  5. Study from anywhere in the world for a recognised qualification from a leading awarding body, improving your CV and career prospects for life.

Learning Objectives

This exclusive Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management aims to establish the strongest possible foundation upon which to build a rewarding career for life. Course content focuses on the most important practical skills and theoretical knowledge for immediate application in a real-world setting, upon completion of the course. Successful candidates will find themselves primed for success in logistics and supply chain management, whether new to the profession or already working in the field.

Over the course of 10 intensive modules, learners are introduced to the primary roles and responsibilities of managers, supervisors and controllers. Explore the mechanics and functions of business supply chains, along with the importance of supply chain efficiency and how to avoid common issues. Additional concepts introduced include performance analysis and optimisation, a series of key logistics metrics, management of physical transport requirements and more.

Upon successful completion of this Logistics and Supply Chain Management course, candidates take away a series of crucial industry-specific skills, talents and knowledge including:

  • A detailed understanding of the contemporary supply chain
  • An understanding of the role/importance of supply chain operations
  • Knowledge of logistical/transportation issues and responsibilities
  • How to approach and handle key administrative duties
  • The confidence to monitor, manage and optimise a supply chain
  • Essential problem-solving and risk-management competencies
  • Advanced warehousing and material-handling skills
  • The opportunity to step into a position of leadership

Course Outline

This exclusive Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is divided into 10 intensive modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Comprehensive support and guidance will be provided by your personally-assigned tutor throughout your studies.

Unit 1 - Introduction to Logistics Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Logistics
  • Activities Involved In Logistics
  • Organising Logistics
  • Aims of Logistics
  • Importance of Logistics
  • Current Trends in Logistics
  • Plus more

Unit 2 - Logistics Strategy & Operations

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Strategic Decisions
  • Types of Decision
  • Logistics Strategy
  • Other Strategy
  • Designing a Logistics Strategy
  • Developing the Strategy
  • Plus more

Unit 3 - Procurement, Purchasing & Manufacturing Strategies

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Importance of Procurement
  • Aims of Procurement
  • Organisation of Procurement
  • Choosing Suppliers
  • Monitoring Supplier Performance
  • Procurement Cycle
  • Types of Purchase
  • Manufacturing Strategy
  • Requirements Planning
  • Plus more

Unit 4 - Transport Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Introduction to Transport Management
  • Transport Rate
  • Mode of Transport
  • Intermodal Transport
  • Choice of Ownership
  • Other Services
  • Plus more

Unit 5 - Manufacturing & Delivery Operations

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Introduction to Manufacturing & Delivery Operations
  • Production Scheduling
  • Facility Management
  • Order Management
  • Delivery Scheduling
  • Delivery Sources
  • Plus more

Unit 6 - Warehousing and Material Handling

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Purpose of Warehouses
  • Activities within a Warehouse
  • Aims of Warehousing
  • Ownership
  • Layout
  • Materials Handling
  • Packaging
  • Plus more

Unit 7 - Inventory Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Introduction to Inventory Management
  • Buffering Supply and Demand
  • Types of Stock
  • Costs of Carrying Stock
  • Economic Order Quantity
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Weaknesses of this Approach
  • Uncertain Demand and Safety Stock
  • Periodic Review Systems
  • Effort of Stock Control
  • Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Plus more

Unit 8 - Distribution Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • What is Distribution?
  • The Channels of Distribution
  • Market Distribution
  • Marketing Functions
  • Market Distribution Strategy Development
  • Market Distribution Channel Design Process
  • Channel Relationships
  • Relational Collaborative Arrangements
  • Pricing Fundamentals
  • Pricing Issues
  • Plus more

Unit 9 - Logistics Planning and Sourcing

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Demand Forecasting and Planning
  • Forecasting Methods
  • Aggregate Planning
  • Product Pricing (Plan)
  • Relationship of Cost Structure to Pricing
  • Inventory Management (Plan)
  • Procurement (Source)
  • Credit and Collections (Source)
  • Set Credit Policy
  • Implement Credit and Collections Practices
  • Manage Credit Risk
  • Plus more

Unit 10 - Role of logistics in Supply Chain Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Activities Involved In Logistics
  • Organising Logistics
  • Aims of Logistics
  • Importance of Logistics
  • Current Trends in Logistics
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

Logistics Management

Our highest-level Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management provides crucial insights and key theory for anyone looking to climb the career ladder in a related field. Newcomers to the profession and existing members of the workforce alike stand every chance of broadening their prospects with an internationally-recognised qualification. In addition, business owners and entrepreneurs overseeing their own supply chain operations could benefit from the teachings of this exclusive course.

We specialise in fully-flexible distance learning, suitable for those who cannot commit to traditional education. Every course from CPD Courses is free of deadlines, time limits and geographical restrictions – all with unbeatable value for money. As we provide all course materials and resources as standard, the prices you see is the price you pay. What’s more, you can count on the support of our world-class tutors and the wider CPD Courses team, every step of the way!

Whether pursuing promotion, exploring a new career area or interested in setting up your own business from scratch, CPD Courses can help make it happen.


Logistics Management

There is no particular entry requirement.

OPTION-I: Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £95 accreditation fee+postal charges.

Certificate of Course Completion

(soft copy) can be claimed for £15. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25

OPTION-II: CPD Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, a fee is payable for a CPD Accredited Diploma in PDF format or hard copy.

CPD Accredited Diploma (PDF format)=£30

CPD Accredited Diploma (Hardcopy)=£85

Postage Charges:

National £9

International £15

Career path

Logistics Management

Upon successful completion of our Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Supply Chain Director
  • Materials Planner
  • Production Planner
  • Sales Order Planner
  • Master Scheduler
  • Demand Planner
  • Production Planner

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Sylvanus Ahmed asked:

What is the total fee the Diploma course in Logistics and do accept payments by instalments. what is the duration of the course? whats the award body?


Dear Sylvanus, Normal course fee for Logistics Management is £560 but this course is available on exclusive offer on about 90% discounts on REED. You can complete the course in 3- 6 months’ time, all depends on how much time you dedicate to your studies. The course is endorsed by ABC Award – the UK’s leading Ofqual-regulated awarding body.

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