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Reliable and affordable supplies of commodities are critical for the success of any particular organization as it affects the quality of the services, their availability and also influences the cost of production. Therefore, an effective commodity management system must be in place to ensure their accessibility and effective utilization.

Logistics and transport are essential functions affecting organizations’ functioning, their economy, and their competitiveness. Whether delegates work in a transport or logistics function, or in any part of the supply chain, training and courses can help you and your employees develop new skills and refresh existing skills, improve performance and extend their career opportunities.


5 days


The individual cost for the training workshop is USD 800 for individual participants and USD 700 for groups above 10 participants exclusive of 16% VAT. This covers the training fee, resource materials, and conference package. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, such as airport transfers (and visa application, where necessary), food and accommodation, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.


This course is designed for supply chain managers, Procurement officers, Store Managers, store officers, and other administrators who are involved in the day to day management of commodities and supplies.


The core objective of this course is to provide participants with the skills they need to uphold an efficient commodity supply systems and effective inventory management.


This course that is delivered through interactive lectures and case studies aims to provide competency and skills to technical staff to create cutting-edge adaptation measures based on best available knowledge and technical information


Module 1: Introduction to Supply Chain and Logistics

  • What is logistics?
  • Why logistics matter
  • Logistics system
  • Logistics cycle: Organizing logistics system activities
  • Roles and responsibilities of logistics personnel
  • Policies, laws, and regulations in supply management
  • Procurement management
  • Quality assurance and control

Module 2: Logistics Management Information Systems

  • Logistics Management Information Systems
  • Essential data for decision making
  • Three types of logistics records
  • Reporting systems and summary reports
  • Using a LMIS for decision making[

Module 3: Assessing Stock Status

  • Assessing stock status
  • How to assess stock status
  • When to assess stock status
  • Stock status assessment at any level in the system
  • Distribution and control
  • Inventory management

Module 4: Maximum-Minimum Inventory Control Systems

  • Purpose of an inventory control system
  • Key inventory control terms
  • Three types of Max-Min Inventory control systems
  • Determining how much to order or issue
  • Determining when to place an order or issue
  • Setting Max-Min levels
  • Two design issues for inventory control systems
  • Selecting an appropriate Max-Min system

Module 5: Monitoring and Evaluation of Supply Chains

  • Monitoring and Evaluation basics
  • Developing an M&E plan
  • Indicators for M&E of supply chains
  • Data collection methodologies
  • Data collection tools
  • Providing feedback and reporting results

Entry requirements

This course has beginners and advanced modules and Seasoned Development Solutions will advise individuals appropriately after reviewing their applications.

Post-training mentorship

All graduates of Seasoned Development Solutions are provided with dedicated coaches to accompany them after graduating including receiving recent and relevant journals, research and benchmarking practices on topical issues in respective disciplines.


To register, kindly send us an email to training@seasonedsolutions.co.ke. You can also register by clicking on This Registration Link