Innovations Roadmap: Development – Logistics

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The Innovations Roadmap is an online program designed to equip senior management executives with the inspiration and skills needed for the successful adoption of innovation. There are 29 modules divided into 3 sections: Front-End, Development, and Commercialization.

Here you gain access to one of the ten modules included in Section Two: Development – Click Here for the Full Innovations Roadmap

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In a business context, Logistics is the process of ensuring the right items are in the right place at the right time. Logistics as a specialty function originated with the military service.  Its purpose was to ensure that essential supplies, including personnel, were procured and then transported to where they were most needed. While the term is still used in the military, it is now more often used in the business sphere.

The Innovations Roadmap is an online program designed to equip senior management executives with the inspiration and skills needed for the successful adoption of innovation. There are 29 modules divided into 3 sections: Front-End, Development, and Commercialization.

Here you gain access to one of the ten modules included in Section Two: Development – Click Here for the Full Innovations Roadmap

Section Two: Development – Module Seven – Logistics Includes:

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role of Logistics in an innovation process
  • Be able to develop a Logistics plan for an innovation initiative
  • Understand the basic themes and processes involved in managing Logistics for an innovation initiative
  • Know the best strategies for managing Logistics

Course Outline & Major Topics

  • Introduction
    • Why logistics is important
    • Why do you need a plan to manage your logistics plan
  • Get Started
    • The Supply Chain
    • Logistics Management
    • Strategic, Tactical and Operational Levels
    • Third Party Outsourcing
  • Learn
    • Channel Design Decisions
    • Increasing importance of logistics
    • Manufacturer-Retailer/Distributor preferences
  • Practice
    • Fundamentals of lean logistics planning
    • Transportation of fresh produce
  • Apply
    • Logistics for a new product sample
    • Worksheet Template

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Innovators
  • Team Members & Leaders
  • Small Business Owners

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