SPRINT: Essential Supply Chain Management Strategies

SPRINT: Essential Supply Chain Management Strategies

In the dynamic world of logistics and transportation, freight brokers play a pivotal role in connecting shippers with carriers to ensure the efficient movement of goods. This comprehensive course on "Essential Supply Chain Management Strategies for Freight Brokers" is designed to equip industry professionals with the essential knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complexities of supply chain management.

Key Learning Objectives:
Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management:
Gain a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of supply chain management. Explore the key components of supply chains and their interdependencies.
Role of Freight Brokers in the Supply Chain: Examine the specific responsibilities and functions of freight brokers within the broader supply chain context. Understand the critical role that freight brokers play in optimizing transportation processes.
Effective Communication and Negotiation Skills: Develop strong communication skills essential for effective collaboration with shippers, carriers, and other stakeholders.
Technological Integration in Freight Brokerage: Explore cutting-edge technologies and tools used in the freight brokerage industry. Learn how to leverage software solutions for route optimization, tracking, and real-time visibility.
Risk Management and Compliance: Understand the importance of risk management in freight brokerage. Explore compliance requirements and strategies to ensure adherence to industry regulations.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM): Learn the principles of effective customer relationship management for freight brokers. Develop strategies to build and maintain strong relationships with shippers and carriers.
Ethical and Professional Standards: Emphasize the importance of ethical conduct and professional standards in the freight brokerage profession.
This course combines theoretical knowledge with practical applications, providing participants with the tools and insights needed to excel in the fast-paced world of freight brokerage. Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the industry, this course will empower you to optimize supply chain processes, enhance collaboration, and contribute to the overall efficiency of the logistics ecosystem. Join us to unlock the essential strategies that will set you apart in the field of freight brokerage.

Live Event Dates: 4/30/24, 5/1/2024, & 5/2/2024

Start Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm ET

Instructor: Joe Hanna, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Logistics, Auburn University

Joe B. Hanna (PhD. New Mexico State) currently serves as Professor of Supply Chain Management at Auburn University.  Dr. Hanna is active in the undergraduate and graduate programs and also participates in Auburn’s executive and customized MBA programs.  In addition, he is active in executive education, having consulted with several firms including Hyundai, Menlo Logistics and others on various supply chain related topics.  In addition, Dr. Hanna has served as an expert advisor and witness in hearings involving the acquisition process and the use of 3PL’s to conduct supply chain services.

Dr. Hanna has been fortunate enough to be recognized for excellence in research, teaching, and outreach by Auburn University and has received a distinguished educator award from an international organization focusing on transportation related issues.  He is also an active member of several professional organizations including the Transportation Intermediaries Association and has been active in various educational endeavors for TIA.  Dr. Hanna can be reached via e-mail at hannajb@auburn.edu

VILTs are engaging and interactive training sessions where questions, comments, and attendee participation are highly encouraged. Each VILT is a four-part series, taking place during consecutive Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 2:00 PM ET, and presented by an industry expert or panel of experts. Each live event will be recorded and available for review.

The registration fee for TIA Members is $650 and the Non-Member fee is $1575.

4/30/2024 2:00 PM - 5/2/2024 4:00 PM

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