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Essential of Supply Chain Management - Distribution & Transport

Course Fee: S$33 (including GST) Credit Unit: 1

About this course

This course explains the importance of network design decisions. In designing a supply chain, it is important to consider how the supply chain drivers – facilities, transport, inventory, information, sourcing, and pricing – should be coordinated to support the competitive strategy of a firm and to maximise supply chain profits.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the factors to be considered when designing a distribution network.
  • Apply an effective design option for a distribution network.
  • Show how e-business can affect the design of distribution networks.
  • Explain the role of transport in a supply chain.
  • Apply an effective design option for a transport network.
  • Show the trade-offs that shippers must consider when designing a transport network.


You must complete an online quiz with a passing score of 50% (i.e., 5 out of 10 questions). You will be given multiple attempts to achieve the passing score. The system will only capture the highest of the scores.

  • Start: November, 2018
  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Price: $33 including GST
  • Course Provider: Centre for Continuing & Professional Education
  • Subject: Logistics, Supply chain
  • Language: English

Ms. Tan Yun Ru

6240 8810