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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management + Freight Broker/Agent Training includes:
Freight Broker/Agent Training
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Efficiency is a primary concern for most businesses. As businesses place greater emphasis on reducing costs and innovating processes, the demand for knowledgeable logistics professionals increases. This course combines two essential career trainings for those interested in entering the logistics sector. In learning supply chain management and freight brokerage, you will have a holistic understanding of how these roles contribute to logistics. The Purchasing and Supply Chain Management course will give you an integrated approach to planning, acquisition, flow, and distribution, from raw materials to finished products.
Topics such as developing a corporate culture, working successfully with teams, developing and implementing successful people management strategies, and workflow and performance management will be explored in this course. The art of negotiation is also covered in great detail, giving you a foundation for negotiating with great awareness and effectiveness. Additionally, you will learn how individuals become part of trucking, freight logistics, and transportation industries as licensed freight brokers or as freight broker agents. From licensing and operations, to sales and marketing, you'll learn the basics of how a domestic freight brokerage or agency is managed within the United States.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
Katherine Squires Pang, J.D., LL.M., M.Ed has practiced law with since 1983. She has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, and has been an adjunct faculty member of many universities, including New York University and the University of California, Irvine. She received her B.A. in 1980 from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School in 1982, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School in 1983, and her M.Ed from the University of Texas in 2001.
Rose Roberts has 20 years of experience helping organizations develop purchasing strategies and implement process improvements. Through her leadership and coaching, Rose has helped purchasing departments and executive teams recognize the value of formulating strategies, employing methodologies, and measuring results. She has broad experience working with OEM's in a variety of industries, both foreign and domestic. Supplier selection and qualification, global sourcing strategies, cost reduction techniques, cross-functional development, and utilization of metrics have been key focus areas, allowing organizations she’s worked with earn world-class distinction. Rose has earned and maintained C.P.M. designation since 1995 and has a B.B.A from the University of Texas. Professional affiliations include Institute for Supply Chain Management, Dresser Purchasing Council, and Female Executive Mentorship Program.
Jan Roach entered the transportation field and became a partner in a freight brokerage operation in 1995. For over 10 years, she ran a brokerage/freight agency, overseeing sales, marketing, accounting and claims, and day-to-day operations. Roach holds a Bachelor of Science from Baylor University and has provided training for the freight industry since 2001.
Jeff Roach has been in the transportation and freight brokerage industry since 1986. He founded operating his own freight brokerage in 1995, after working as the vice president of national accounts for a major truckload carrier with an air freight division. He grew his brokerage into a multimillion-dollar business and began developing freight broker courses in 2001. Roach is a graduate of Abilene Christian University, holding a Bachelor of Science.
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