Circular and sustainable supply chain management

Cargo handling & logistics · Administration · Classroom ·

Training information

  • Length of training: 4 sessions (total 12 hours)
  • Language: Dutch
  • Certification: Syntra Certificate
  • Previous knowledge required: None
  • Price: € 595 (VAT Excluded)

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Target Audience

  • logistics managers
  • supply chain employees
  • transport planners
  • warehouse managers
  • project managers
  • sustainability managers
  • entrepreneurs


In a world where sustainability and efficiency are increasingly important, it is necessary to find new ways to transport our goods and optimise logistics processes. This circular and sustainable supply chain management course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to gain an understanding of circular logistics and transport.

During this circular and sustainable supply chain management course, you will discover how to transform traditional linear supply chains into circular models. You will learn how to reuse, recycle, and recover materials and raw materials, minimising waste and making more efficient use of resources. You will also gain insight into the latest technologies and innovations used in circular logistics and transport, such as smart tracking systems, automated storage and distribution systems, and sustainable energy solutions.

The circular and sustainable supply chain management course combines theoretical knowledge with practical application.

Course content

Module 1: Introduction to Circular Economy

  • Understanding of the circular economy and its principles.
  • Analysis of the benefits and challenges of circular logistics and transport.
  • Overview of current trends and developments in the circular economy.

Module 2: Sustainable Supply Chain Management

  • Strategic design of a circular supply chain.
  • Optimisation of transport routes and methods to maximise efficiency and minimise carbon footprint.
  • Implementation of sustainable procurement practices and supplier management.
  • Reuse and recycling of materials within the supply chain.
  • Management of waste streams and minimisation of waste generation.
  • Assessment of the environmental impact of materials and packaging.

Module 3: Technologies for Circular Logistics and Transport

  • Use of advanced tracking and tracing systems for supply chain visibility.
  • Application of automated storage and distribution systems for space and efficiency optimisation.
  • Integration of sustainable energy solutions, such as electric vehicles and renewable energy sources.

Module 4: Future Trends and Policies

  • Exploration of emerging trends and innovations in circular logistics and transport.
  • Evaluation of the potential impact of technologies such as blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence.
  • Anticipating future challenges and opportunities for circular logistics and transport.
  • Understanding international, national and regional policy frameworks related to circular logistics and transport.
  • Impact of regulations on business practices and compliance issues.

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