Supply Chain & Logistics


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
18 Lessons
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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
Shipping automotive parts as freight can be a hassle. It is important to transport vehicle parts safely, on time, and wherever they are required. It is critical to understand the different transport modes and evaluate the packaging for each decision point in the supply chain. 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. This course outlines different transportation modes such as air, road, truck, and ocean transportation that are possible within the automotive supply chain. We will discuss alternative shipping methods such as FTL versus LTL shipments and how they affect the packaging decision process as well as handling. Load security measures and tools are part of this course, as well as an introduction to different transport testing methods such as drop and vibration testing.
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
Articulate the automotive supply chain
Identify and evaluate different transportation modes and roles and apply them to your supply chain needs
Review loading methods and procedures
Compare basic shipping methods
Discuss load security measures
Recognize carrier rules for each mode of transportation
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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