Logistics 101 Course Outline

Unit 1 – Fundamentals of Logistics

  • Staging Areas
  • POD’s (Points of Distribution)
  • Resource Typing
  • Mutual Aid – SMA/EMAC

Unit 2  – Logistical Planning

  • VDEM Logistics Management Plan
  • Gap Analysis
  • Special Planning Considerations

Unit 3 – Resource Management Processes

  • Process Modeling
  • Statewide Mutual Aid (SMA) Model
  • Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) Model
  • Request for Assistance (RFA) Model

Unit 4 – Logistical Tools

  • Sizing and Dimensions of Resources and Spacing
  • Conversion Charting
  • Burn/Usage Rates

Unit 5 – Procurement

  • Disaster Services Contracts (DSC’s)
  • MOU/MOA Overview
  • FEMA Reimbursement

Unit 6 – Knowledge Evaluation

Course Duration: 8 Hours

Here are some of the resources you will recieve upon completion of this course:

  • MOU/MOA Template
  • Logistics Management Plan examples
  • Filable Spacing Charts (water, food, etc)
  • Recieving and Tracking Documents
  • POD/Staging Area Outlines

For more information about this course contact the VDEM Logistics Chief at Jason.Eaton@vdem.virginia.gov

For information on enrolling in this or any other VDEM course go to VDEM’s Training Webpage.

Be ready. Be willing to help.

Virginia Disaster Relief Fund