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Supply Chain Management & Just In Time Planning
June 30, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm$185
To meet the constantly changing and demanding competitive forces in today’s global markets businesses must not only master the basics of marketing and financial management, but learn how to manage their supply chain operations, including inventory management and warehouse operations. This program will provide the necessary background and tools to enable firms to manage their inventory, their relationships with their customers and suppliers and meet customers’ demands while maintaining a profitable operation. This program will help small and medium-sized businesses become more competitive through reduction in operating costs associated with supply chain management.
This one-day workshop will include:
- An overview of supply chain management: definitions, relationship to business outcomes, best practices
- An understanding of key concepts and principles of supply chain management: forecasting, inventory, transportation, lead time, metrics, collaboration, demand planning
- An overview of cycle counting techniques: ABC analysis, physical/100% counts vs cycle counting strategies, reasons for cycle counts, categorizing inventory for efficiencies
- Just in Time–what is it? Advantages, disadvantages, roles in your supply chain
8:00 – Registration & Networking
8:30 – Introductions
8:45 – Supply Chain 101
11:30 – Lunch (Provided by IMC)
1:00 – Warehousing and Inventory
2:30 – Just in Time Inventory
4:15 – Wrap up/Next Steps
4:30 – End
Who Should Attend?
Greatest impact comes when its participants are engaged in the management of supply chain functions within their company. This can include warehouse and inventory operations, transportation operations, production operations and/or management. C-level participation is encouraged as policy and guidance is usually set at this level.
Upon completing the workshop, each participant will have a working knowledge of the key areas of supply chain management as described in the agenda. This knowledge base will span supply chain management and has been recently taught to the US Air Force, US Army, Boeing, Raytheon, Verizon, Samsung, Kraft Foods, Macy’s and others spanning the range of manufacturer, retail and operational industries.
Dr. Steve Brady, Supply Chain Innovations Today (SCIT) has an extensive background in supply chains, inventory management, transportation optimization, warehouse operations, supply chain technologies including RFID and mobile applications, supply chain risk management and collaborative supply chain management.