This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor logistics planning and processes undertaken in various contexts in the transport and logistics industry.  It includes planning an efficient logistics operation, developing a contingency management strategy, producing operational schedules, and monitoring and coordinating systems for logistics operations.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - applying relevant legislation and workplace procedures; - completing relevant documentation; - developing and documenting contingency plans as part of the planning process; - identifying and solving problems; - leading others; - modifying activities depending on operational contingencies, risk situations and environments; - planning and organising logistics operations; - reading, interpreting and following local and international transport schedules, regulatory requirements, customer instructions, and workplace procedures and manuals; - selecting and applying appropriate technology, information and communications systems and procedures, and; - working collaboratively with others.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - Australian and international regulatory, permit and licence requirements relevant to logistics; - broad principles of supply chain management; - business policies and plans including procedures for outsourcing components of operations and engaging additional resources; - coaching and mentoring approaches to support team members to share knowledge and skills; - relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental procedures and regulations; - relevant sections of national and state/territory regulatory requirements and codes of practice as they relate to the level and type of logistics operations undertaken by the enterprise, and; - workplace policies including issue resolution and grievance procedures.

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