Have you ever wondered how goods get delivered to us so quickly as soon as we order them? One word: Logistics! In this introductory Supply Chain Logistics course, I will take you on a journey to this fascinating backbone of global trade. We cover the three major building blocks of logistics networks: transportation, warehousing, and inventory. After completing this course, you will be able to differentiate the advantages and disadvantages of different modes of transportation. You will understand what goes into designing and setting up a warehousing facility. Finally, you will be able to select the options that enable you to develop logistics networks, that minimize costs and deliver top customer service. This is an introductory course designed to provide you with a start on your learning journey in logistics. You do not need to have any background in logistics, but it would be beneficial if you had a basic understanding of business concepts. Join me and we will learn together about logistics!
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Approx. 13 hours to complete
Learner Career Outcomes
Approx. 13 hours to complete
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TOP REVIEWS FROM SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS
This course was well organized, provided necessary learning materials, and hands-on learning experiences. I would highly recommend this course to others interested in learning supply chain logistics.
The course is very nice; the assignments are awesome and will seriously improve your skills.\n\nCourse is very practical and will help you get new insights in the field of supply chain management.
The course gives you the knowledge of supply chain logistics from the beginner level to the pro level.\n\nThe assignments are application-oriented\n\nBest course for better and easy understanding.
Amazing instructor! Very fun and interesting course, learned many useful tools like a warehouse design and logistics challenges. Would recommend for people in and outside of logistics network
Very good introductory course in the fascinating world of Supply chain Management. I really enjoyed and learned a lot. I am looking forward to use some of the teachings in my own business.
A very good course. The assignments and quizes help you use your mind and understand the systems better. its a practical course and helps u learn better. all the topics covered are useful
Very straightforward building on fundamentals and arriving at developing a logistics network. Great course. Would recommend to anyone wanting to get started in Supply Chain Management.
Good program but needs to be clubbed with the whole supply chain management specialization as a standalone course may not provide the full knowledge across the Supply chain subject
The course covers many Logistic issues such as Transportation , Inventory , Logistic network , and the assignments provide you good way of thinking and methods to solve issues
I loved the videos, and details. But most importantly the assignments were fun and really interactive. Gave me a deeper understanding of how to organize a logistics network.
Good intro to logistic and supply chain. Well explained and interesting assignments to help put your knowledge into practice. Definitely will continue with next courses.
I found this course interesting as it applies directly to my present job. It helped me put in perspective additional factors to be considered in the field of logistics.
Professor was awesome, very informative and really brought the lectures to life. Leaps and bounds better that some of the other professors teaching courses in coursera.
It's an exceptional course, creative ways of solving logistics problems, decision making processes and mode choice. I have learnt many new concepts and still learning.
The course provides a lot of knowledge that i need. I make sure you will get the fundamental in logistics from the inventory, facilities and so on.. Highly recommend
Great course to learn about basics of Supply Chain. The assignments were a bonus - you get to try creating your own projects based on ideas learned from the course.
The course was an eye opener as it allowed me flexibility to learn and revise my business knowledge and how businesses manage the everyday demand and supply curve.
It is a good course to start on a Journey of Supply Chain Management. The faculty is great and the delivery is very effective. The assignments are interesting too.
I am proud feeling after completing this course. Definately this is value addition in my professional carrier.\n\nThanks to my Professor and University of RUTGERS
I like the professor's energy and passion about logistics. I learned alot and enjoyed his methods of getting his point across and the questions in each video.
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