Humanitarian Logistics

Humanitarian Logistics is a specialised area of logistics operations with particular emphasis on organising the effective and efficient delivery and warehousing of relief supplies during natural disasters or complex emergencies to the affected area and communities.

The demand for fast and efficient Humanitarian Logistics support has created a requirement for logisticians with a range of skills and qualities, supported by professional qualifications and experience of current best practice.

ABC Logistics Skills has vast experience in skills development in both commercial and humanitarian supply chain operations, so we can offer suitable packages for all levels of operations within the humanitarian sector. Our Programmes are designed to provide a set of skills, tools and techniques necessary for effective and efficient disaster relief operations for those working or intending to work in humanitarian operations.

Programmes are individually tailored to meet Client and Learner needs with elements in:

The Context of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Operations

Humanitarian Logistics is a specialised area of logistics operations with particular emphasis on organising the effective and efficient delivery and warehousing of relief supplies during natural disasters or complex emergencies to the affected area and communities. Programmes are individually tailored to meet Client and Learner needs. Example of topics covered will include:

Preparedness and Responsiveness

The demand for fast and efficient Humanitarian Logistics support requires a range of skills. In this part ABC Logistics Skills provides logisticians with a range of skills and qualities in a variety of areas. Example of topics covered will include:

The Logistics Operations

ABC Logistics Skills has vast experience in skills development in both commercial and humanitarian supply chain operations, so we can offer suitable packages for all levels of operations within the humanitarian sector. Example of topics covered will include:

Operations Control and Performance

Programmes are designed to provide a set of skills, tools and techniques necessary for effective and efficient monitoring of disaster relief operations. Example of topics covered will include:

FAQs

Humanitarian Logistics FAQs

Q1. How much does a Humanitarian programme cost?

All our programmes are individually tailored to the needs of the Client and the Learner. Please contact ABC LOGISTICS SKILLS  (info@logisticsskills.com) for a fixed price quotation.

Q2. How do I pay for my Logistics Qualification programme with ABC LOGISTICS SKILLS?

     ABC LOGISTICS SKILLS  will provide you with a fixed price quotation.

  • If your Employer is funding your programme, we require a Company Purchase Order – as soon as we receive the Purchase Order number, we can start your programme.
  • If you are paying for your programme personally, ABC LOGISTICS SKILLS  will provide you with Account details for on-line BACS payments or the postal address for payments by Personal Cheque.

Q3. What is the duration of programme?

The duration of the programme or course depends on clients’ requirements and scope of programme. Programmes can be designed to run for 1 to 5 days.

Q4. What is the method of learning?

The course or programmes are a combination of presentations, group activities, case studies and simulation exercises. Where appropriate site visits may be incorporated to demonstrate “live” operations.

Q5. Who should attend?

Open to all those working or seeking to work in humanitarian supply chain operations, including government and other support services.

Q6. What qualification can I get after the programme?

Programmes provide the underpinning knowledge which contributes to  certain professional qualifications in Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Q7. How do I enrol for a course?

Send enrolment enquiry to info@logisticsskills.com