Manufacturing Online Classes
Distribution & Logistics Management
Distribution and logistics management is a critical company function. Professionals in this field play a key role in fulfilling customer demands, ordering and managing inventory, controlling inbound and outbound shipments, reducing costs, saving time, and meeting company objectives. This course will not only show you how to create and operate a logistics function, but it will also show you how to achieve success through a combination of strategies and tactics. You'll discover the key elements of a logistics system, including physical distribution, warehouse selection, material handling, packaging, order fulfillment, customer service, receiving, production stores, and returned goods. You'll also find out how to manage inventory, effectively use technology, manage a logistics department, and complete and control transportation documents.
This nationally recognized Freight Broker Training Course teaches the skills that students must acquire to be successful as a Freight - Load Broker Agent. Tutorials and projects will teach the student the practical application of Freight Broker skills. This Freight-Load Broker Training Course is only offered in partnership with major accredited colleges and universities.
Increase efficiencies and productivity by learning to apply the principles and concepts of manufacturing. Discover the nature of strategy and learn how it leads to the development of manufacturing strategy. Understand the purpose of customer demand forecasting and find out what forecasting methods are suitable for which situations. Explore the nature of planning and learn how to effectively use Gantt charts and the precedence diagram method. Determine how purchasing, production and inventory control, and logistics support a manufacturing operation. Discover the basics of lean manufacturing and see how capacity management converts production plans into concrete products. Learn why manufacturing, industrial, and quality engineering are so essential to any firm.
Learn the basic skills required to work in the manufacturing field. Discover the role of production design, process planning, and the heart of 13 different manufacturing processes. Understand why facility location and plant layout decisions are so vital and learn how job design helps you accomplish company goals and achieve worker satisfaction. Find out what makes up the physical work environment and learn how to characterize different types of production materials. Master product development concepts such as the voice of the customer (VOC), quality function deployment (QFD), and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA). Learn how performance measurements and standardization improve manufacturing operations.
Improve your company's bottom line profitability by mastering the fundamentals of purchasing. Become an indispensable member of your organization by learning key strategic concepts such as supplier partnerships, capital budgeting and green buying. Enhance day-to-day tactical effectiveness by learning about negotiation, supplier sourcing, record keeping, purchase requisitions and purchase orders. Learn the basics of business law, leasing, make-or-buy analysis, outsourcing and supplier visits. This course will also help you prepare for the internationally recognized Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (A.P.P.) exams offered by the Institute for Supply Management.
Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
This course will help you succeed as a supply chain management professional. You'll master the fundamentals of supply chain management, including customer demand forecasting, master production scheduling (MPS), material requirements planning (MRP), capacity planning, and production activity control (PAC). The course also includes essential information to help you prepare for internationally recognized supply chain and materials management certification examinations, including the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) exam.