Describe basic freight logistic principles (Free Preview)

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US No. 242875
NQF Level 03
Credits  6

The person credited with this unit standard will be able to apply an understanding of basic logistics principles within any freight handling operating environment. They will also be able to describe the functions and relationships of different departments and describe their impact on the business as well as the distribution channel.

Unit standard range:
Customer value formulae includes but is not limited to: quality, customer service, cycle time and cost.


  1. Identify and explain the functions of different internal departments.
  2. Describe the principles of supply and demand.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of logistics business impact.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the distribution channel.

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