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Supply Chain Management

By: London Corporate Training

United Kingdom

12 - 16 Nov, 2012  5 days

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Who should attend? This course is suitable for procurement, warehouse and supply chain practitioners and commercial management, who are looking to obtain leading edge supply chain efficiencies and competitive edge for themselves and their organisation. Course objectives • To appreciate the key features, both operational and financial of effective supply chains • To apply global best practice strategies within their own environment • To develop cost and operational efficiency initiatives for each component of the supply chain • To effectively manage inventory and warehouse efficiency strategies • To ensure compliance with major quality, environmental and safety standards • To make informed financial and operational decisions regarding supply chain operations • To equip themselves and their organisation with global best practice strategies • To effectively contribute to overall organisational profitability Course content Role and importance of the supply chain • Overview of supply chain functions within the organisation • Supply chain structures and reporting • The supply chain Compass – strategic assessment & improvement toolkit • Engaging with stakeholders Procurement – the gateway to the supply chain • Defining the role and responsibilities of the procurement function • Spend area analysis – strategic v tactical • Whole life cost analysis • Defining organisational standards for optimum efficiency within the supply chain – including bar-coding, RFID, pack size • Supplier contract management – contracting with the supply chain in mind (full templates will be provided to enable delegates to measure and manage: contracts, service and quality levels, spend and volumetrics) • Global standards The strategic warehouse • Defining the role and responsibilities of the warehouse function • Utilizing the supply chain compass within the warehouse • Space allocation and product driven category management strategies • Inventory management strategies – including optimum stock levels, obsolete/slow moving stock • Effective forecasting and planning Strategic logistics • Defining the role and responsibilities of the logistics function • Utilizing the supply chain compass within logistics • Establishing optimized logistics – journey planning, use of technology • Hub strategies • Multi modal logistics – opportunities and challenges within shipping, road, air, rail • Environmental management and contribution opportunities Bringing it all together • Full day of practical exercises – delegates will create and test a cohesive supply chain strategy optimized for maximum operational and cost efficiency plus safety and environmental compliance • Action planning – delegates will create individual action plans based around both their area of responsibility and the overall goals of the organisation

London, UK Nov 12 - 16 Nov, 2012
£2,250.00 + VAT (20%)
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