Supply Chain ManagementEAV/SCH

Who should attend?

  • This training provides a deeper knowledge of all technical, economic, administrative and environmental constraints of the petroleum logistics from the refinery to the gas station to optimize it more effectively.
Audience :
  • All personnel in the petroleum industries, distributors, large consumers concerned with supply logistics issues, transportation and storage.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • INTRODUCTION & PRINCIPLES

      • Definition: what is logistics? What is a supply chain?
      • Principles of the distribution of petroleum products.
      • Review of activities, supply chain link production to consumers.
      • Definition of actual tools.
      • Implementation of supply chain schema.
  • STORAGE MANAGEMENT

      • Factors of entry points (refiners and import terminals).
      • Factor of exit points (to consumers).
      • “Pull” and “push” modes.
      • Basic tool for stock management.
  • TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF STORAGE

      • Review of the different storages (above ground and underground).
      • Operation equipment and control.
      • Stocks measurements.
      • Losses (tank breathing, product movement, loss control).
      • Flow measurements. Safety equipment.
  • ECONOMICS OF STORAGE & TRANSPORT OPERATIONS

      • Cost notion. Storage size. Investments. Maintenance.
      • Cost breakdown for mixed products and petroleum products.
      • Maintenance policy and costs. Distribution cost pricing policy.
  • SECURITY STORAGES

      • Why security storages?
      • IEA mission. Example in different countries in the world.
      • Review of technical problems due to long term storage.
  • SHIPPING

      • General features.
      • The Market and its players-fixing of the freight rate (Worldscale).
      • Chartering contracts (voyage charter, COA, Time charter…).
      • Risk control and environmental protection.
  • SUPPLY CHAIN DESIGN & METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH

      • Analysis of the Industry. Organization analysis. Process analysis. Location analysis.
      • Operational optimization. Status and alternatives’ analysis.
      • Key Performance Indicators.
      • Benchmarking context.
  • CASE STUDY

      • Case study based on an actual situation and containing applications of most of the main principles explained.
  • CASE STUDIES (treated all along the course)

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • set up a logistics plan and establish different modes of supply,
  • establish the characteristics between the various tools of storage and transportation,
  • analyze the economic aspects of a supply chain.

Ways & Means

  • Case studies.