Supply Chain & Logistics

Tier 1 Packaging Operations

This course is a fully online, self-paced program designed for both seasoned and novice professionals in the automotive industry. This course is part of the Automotive Packaging Certificate program.
2 Hours
16 Lessons
Future Proof Your Skill

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This course as part of the Autmotive Packaging Certificate. Exploring distinctive aspects of automotive packaging, with exclusive content unmatched by any other.

What You Will Learn
Tier 1 part suppliers are not only responsible to manage OEM returnable and expendable packaging but also their internal packaging such as WIP (Work in Progress) packaging, storage packaging, and packaging management for Tier X part suppliers. This course starts with an introduction to the automotive packaging industry and provides the fundamental knowledge necessary to get you up to speed in this vast sector of packaging. We’ll overview the packaging processes involved in packaging production, overseas distribution, and after sales operations. In this course, you will gain an understanding of what Tier 1 suppliers are, why they are an incredibly important part of the OEM supply chain, and how they are connected to automotive packaging.
Course Objectives
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Gain an understanding of the importance of automotive packaging and its supply chain
Interpret categories of production components
Classify overseas shipments
Read and interpret knocked down export methods
Understand and differentiate between production, after sales, and overseas packaging challenges
Learn the role of Tier 1 part suppliers in the OEM supply chain
Review a simplified part assembly example and see how it impacts packaging decisions and design
Understand the packaging challenges and needs Tier 1 suppliers face
Review Tier 1 supplier reference database document
Student Success Stories
The CMPM program exceeded my expectations regarding packaging machine systems, sustainability, and point of purchase strategies, through a complete and holistic approach to the different aspects of packaging.
Rebeca Granados Andrade
Experience Centre Manager Smurfit Kappa México

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