Date Time No. of Days Fees (Inclusive Taxes)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 3835

International Logistics & Vendor Selection

For Importers / Exporters, Supply Chain & Purchase dept.

Introduction

In the global business materials and components are sourced worldwide and products may be manufactured offsho re and sold in many different countries, perhaps with local customization. Globalization tends to lengthen supply chains as companies increasingly move production offsho re or source from distant locations

Today’s marketplace is characterized by turbulence and uncertainty. Market turbulence has tended increase in recent years for a number of reasons. Needless to mention that the process of Global Logistics & Supply Chain is more complex than the Domestic Logistics & Supply Chain Management due to diversity in rules & regulations, development of Infrastructure, remote location of Customer & working culture.

Despite Exporter/Importer have gained the knowledge of the complexities of Global Supply Chain over the period still they need a backup support of knowledgeable Logistics Service Providers to have smooth functioning of Logistics Process at optimum cos t with maximum Customer satisfacti on to remain in competitive global business for long term.

In view of the above selection of right Logistics Service Providers for right activity is essential as they are the backbone of entire Logistics & Supply Chain process.

Course Objective

  • Understand the role of logistics in supply chain management.
  • Understand the importance of vendor selection in international logistics operations
  • Identify key criteria for evaluating vendors and global supply chain service providers
  • Develop a vendor selection strategy
  • Evaluate vendors and global supply chain service providers based on the selection criteria
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and global supply chain service providers
  • Implement and manage vendor and global supply chain service provider relationships

Introduction to International Logistics & Supply Chain Management

  • Role of logistics in supply chain management
  • Role of Supply Chain Management in Globalization
  • Importance of vendor selection in international logistics operations

Logistics vs Supply Chain Management

  • Key differences between logistics and SCM
  • Understanding the role of logistics
  • Logistics as a subset of supply chain management
  • Integration & Challenges in logistics and supply chain management

Agencies Involved in EXIM Trade

  • Role of government agencies in EXIM trade
  • Customs agencies and their functions
  • Export promotion agencies
  • Import and export licensing agencies.
  • Other agencies involved in EXIM trade.
  • Challenges in navigating EXIM regulations

Global Supply Chain Service Providers

  • Importance of selecting the right global supply chain service provider
  • Major Criteria for selection of Right Logistics Service Providers
  • Evaluating global supply chain service providers
  • Contracting and negotiating
  • Measuring and monitoring performan ce
  • Challenges in working with global supply chain service providers
  • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
  • Future trends