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CIOP training and certification program is delivered over 90 hours of classroom/online training in corporate and retail batches. The uniqueness of this program is that it addresses the modern supply chain trends without loosing the traditional aspects. This program prepares the participants for supply chain management in 2025 and beyond by infusing the learnings need in the areas of industry 4.0 such as Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (M/L) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA). It also deals with process improvement philosophies, methods, and tools such as Microsoft Visio. The program deals with almost 50+ supply chain analysis techniques.


The act of moving a supply vehicle back from its original point of origination to the intended point of destination. The 1980 Motor Carrier Act legalized interstate trucking and allowed carriers to contract to arrange for the delivery back to the origin point. The backhaul is normally with an empty partial, or full load.

Backhauling is used in the transportation of goods from the manufacturer/distributor point of origin to the final retail customer. It involves the movement of inventory between various vehicles that are used in the supply chain. The backups are usually used when there is a large amount of inventory, where heavy vehicles are needed to transport the inventory and where loads need to stay close to the manufacturing facility for an extended period of time. Backhaulers also move goods that are on the receiving end of the distribution network. This could be perishable or non-perishable inventory.

There are many benefits to using third-party logistics services for blackmailing. They include improved customer service from a warehousing perspective, faster times to market, a reduction in capital expenditures for opening and operating a warehouse, and quicker inventory updates from warehouse scanning and bar code technologies. Some of the benefits include better inventory tracking, less wear and tear on warehouse equipment, lower costs for raw materials, and an increase in the number of products that can be delivered per truck.

Certified Inventory Optimization Professional 

CIOP is an end-to-end supply chain certification that contains 30 modules such as Introduction to Supply Chain Management, All About Inventory, Production Planning System, Strategic Business Planning, Sales & Operations Planning, Master Scheduling, Material Requirements Planning, Demand Management, Capacity Management, Forecasting, Production Activity Control, Procurement, Order Quantities, Independent Demand Ordering Systems, Warehouse Management, Transportation Management, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Introduction to Quality, Introduction to Packaging, Introduction to Process, Lean, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management, Theory of Constraints, Supply Chain Technologies, Supply Chain Techniques, Industry 4.0, International Standards and Supply Chain Risk, Safety and Security. 

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One-Minute Supply Chain Facts

The most recent video is available here. To access the past videos in the One-Minute Supply Chain Facts Series, please click the playlist icon located on the Top-Right of the video.




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