From the phone in your hand to the trainers on your feet, virtually everything you own or use has, at some point, been carried on a lorry, train, ship, plane or even a pipeline. At any one time millions of tonnes of goods are on the move around the world. Logistics is a dynamic and increasingly sophisticated global industry that touches everyone. You will cover the practical elements of logistics, including different transport modes, intermodal operations, warehousing and inventory operations, as well as exploring the management aspects of logistics areas such as strategy, outsourcing and benchmarking. You will explore areas including: • people in organisations • principles of logistics • leadership and management.