Logistics Management

Logistics Management Level 4 Diploma endorsed by ABC Awards. Tutor support & Assessment included in the course price

Brentwood Open learning College


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260 Hours
Level 4 Diploma Logistics Management (Certificate of Achievement)
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Logistics Management

Endorsed Logistics Management Level 4 Diploma of Achievement.This engaging Level 4 Logistics Management Certificate provides a detailed introduction to the Logistics Management profession and its role at the heart of the successful organisation.

Core concepts introduced include planning for effective supply chain operations, supply chain risk-management, market identification and analysis, transportation management, establishing supply chain partnerships, sustainability in supply chain management and many more besides. Discover what it takes to become a successful supply chain manager and enjoy a rewarding career for life!

Those who work in Logistics 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.


Level 4 Diploma Logistics Management (Certificate of Achievement)
Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Logistics Management

It’s natural to assume that the more successful businesses worldwide are largely self-sufficient. In reality, the overwhelming majority of organisations are comprehensively dependent on third-parties. Manufacturers rely on those who source and deliver the raw materials. Retailers depend on the services of manufacturers and those who transport their goods. At all levels, global enterprise has become increasingly interdependent, calling for the skills and knowledge of qualified supply chain managers. To become a confident and capable supply chain manager is to enjoy limitless career prospects worldwide!

Logistics Management - Course Benefits

When studying for a fully-endorsed Logistics Management course with Brentwood Open Learning College, 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 Brentwood Open Learning College 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.

Logistics Management - Professional Course

This Logistics Management Level 4 aims to establish the strongest possible foundation upon which to build a rewarding career for life. Logistics Management Level 4 course content focuses on the most important practical skills and theoretical knowledge for immediate application in a real-world setting, upon completion of the Logistics Management Level 4 course. Successful candidates will find themselves primed for success in Logistics Management, whether new to the profession or already working in the field.

Over the Logistics Management Level 4 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 Management Level 4 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

Logistics Management - Course Outline

This Logistics Management - Courseis 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 Logistics Management - Course 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 Logistics Management Level 4 course.

We specialise in fully-flexible distance learning, suitable for those who cannot commit to traditional education. Every course from Brentwood Open Learning College 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 Brentwood Open Learning College team, every step of the way!

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


Logistics Management

Candidates interested in our popular Logistics Management Course must meet the following requirements i.e. Computer Skills, strong English.

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £95 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from BOLC

Certificate of Completion from BOLC (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

Logistics Management

Upon successful completion of our Logistics Management - Course, candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
  • Materials Planner
  • Production Planner
  • Sales Order Planner
  • Master Scheduler
  • Demand Planner
  • Logistics Specialist

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