Logistics Essentials

The Logistics Essentials course is an online self-directed learning resource that introduces you to the world of supply chain and logistics, with a focus on the relationships between core operational activities and the collaboration required to keep supply chains functioning optimally.

The Essentials Series provides the baseline training that is required to perform in a frontline role and serves as a foundation for a career in logistics and supply chain management.

This is also a valuable resource for practitioners who have worked within one SCL sector, such as transportation or warehousing, as it promotes their awareness of how all other sectors within the SCL world function, enhancing their ability to explore lateral cross-sector career opportunities.

The objective of this course is to:
  • Provide operations staff with baseline training on supply chain operations
  • Build basic knowledge and skill sets in logistics and supply chain
  • Address specific knowledge gaps and hone current skills
  • Develop an integrated picture of logistics and supply chains.
This series meets a variety of employee development needs, whether they are:
  • Orientation for new hires
  • Practical, applied training for frontline employees, or
  • Bridging the gap between school and work in the logistics field
Course Delivery & Access

The Logistics Essentials course is delivered online, allowing the access and flexibility needed to support learning and development in today’s fast-paced business environment.

This course consists of 5 lessons, with 30 days’ access provided to complete it. Each lesson takes an average of 6-8 hours to complete. There is a multiple-choice test at the end of each lesson. Once this course is successfully completed, a certificate of completion will be issued to you.

An official receipt will be issued to all participants under CRA guidelines, to be used for income tax purposes.

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