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Supply Chain Management – Level 2

Course Information:

Online 12 hours Flexi-date£1,750.00
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 5 days 24-Jan£3,500.00
London 5 days 23-May£3,500.00
London 5 days 26-Sept£3,500.00


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    Who should attend?

    • Warehouse and supply chain management practitioners
    • Procurement and Purchasing professionals
    • Transport Managers
    • Professionals in Logistics Functions
    • Warehouse and distribution managers and supervisors
    • Material handling supervisors
    • This course is suitable for commercial management, who are looking to obtain leading edge supply chain efficiencies and competitive edge for themselves and their organization and those who need to develop their understanding about Supply Chain Management



    • Demonstrate the impact of supply chain and inventory control upon the profitability of the organisation
    • Record, manage and measure inventory costs
    • Apply: MRP, JIT, Kaizen, Kanban strategies
    • Reduce costs of inventory waste and obsolescence
    • Optimise resource planning and overall efficiency
    • Establish effective inventory management controls
    • Implement and report on KPI performance
    • Ensure the presence of audit trails and apply transparency principles
    • Apply risk management techniques to supply chain and inventory management


    Supply Chain Fundamentals

    • Strategic Management of Inventory and all types of Stock
    • Understanding the Supply Chain
    • Role and importance of the Integrated Supply Chain
    • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
    • Goals and objectives of Supplier Management
    • The Strategic Warehouse

    Strategic Management of Inventory and all types of Stock

    • Inventory classification and audits – ABC analysis or the 80/20 rule
    • Implementing leading edge strategies – MRP, JIT, Kaizen, and Kanban
    • Effective forecasting and peak demand planning
    • Inventory cost reduction techniques
    • Effectively managing inventory risk

    Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy

    • The processes and activity mix – costs, customer expectations and strategy
    • Logistics planning levels and making tactical decisions.
    • Logistics and customer relations – defining the optimum service level
    • Logistics concerns about service variability and constraints
    • Logistics information and management information systems

    Supply Chain Risk Management

    • Understanding the various risks in the supply chain
    • Identifying supply chain instabilities and risks
    • How to reduce supply chain risks
    • Using risk management tools and techniques
    • Supply chain resilience

    Supplier Management

    • Transforming the supplier relationship
    • Supplier evaluation criteria
    • Appropriate supplier methodologies
    • Total Cost Approach
    • Shrinking the supplier base

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