(The training manual was) chalk full of information, and breaks down information clearly. Exercises/homework allow for independent learning to gain understanding on topics of discussion. (The instructor has) so much knowledge! I was never told, "I don't know that: or, "I don't know the answer to that question." The application of past experiences helped me understand the concepts better.
Company: Almco Steel Products Corporation
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In this supply chain management training class students will learn to optimize their operations in the design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating net value, building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging logistics, synchronizing supply with demand, and measuring performance.
Put simply, the main objectives of supply chain management are to improve the overall organizational performance and customer satisfaction by enhancing product and service delivery to the customer.
The focus of supply change management is on cooperation and trust and the recognition that, properly managed, the whole can be greater than the sum of its parts. It is the management of upstream and downstream relationships with suppliers and customers to deliver superior customer value at less cost to the supply chain as a whole to achieve a more profitable outcome for all parties in the chain. The narrow self-interest of one party has to be set aside for the benefit of the chain as a whole.
Effective development and management of your supply chain network will cut your costs and enhance your customer value through supplier relationship management. Resulting in a sustainable source of advantage in today’s turbulent marketplace, where demand is difficult to predict, and supply chains need to be more flexible as a result.
The real competition today is not between companies, but between supply chains. The winning approach to supply chains is an integrated perspective that takes account of networks of relationships, sustainability, and product design, as well as the logistics of procurement, distribution, and fulfillment.
Supply Chain Management Training examines the tools, core processes, and initiatives that ensure businesses gain and maintain their competitive advantage.
This class will benefit the supply chain manager as well as the logistics manager.
Module One: Logistics, the Supply chain,
Supply chain management is a wider concept
The supply chain becomes the value chain
The mission of logistics management
The supply chain and competitive performance
The changing competitive environment
Module Two: Logistics and customer value
The marketing and logistics interface
Delivering customer value
What is customer service?
The impact of out-of-stock
Customer service and customer retention
Market-driven supply chains
Defining customer service objectives
Setting customer service priorities
Setting service standards
Module Three: Measuring logistics costs
Logistics and the bottom line
Logistics and shareholder value
Logistics cost analysis
The concept of total cost analysis
Principles of logistics costing
Customer profitability analysis
Direct product profitability
Cost drivers and activity-based costing
Module Four: Matching supply and
The lead-time gap
Improving the visibility of demand
The supply chain fulcrum
Forecast for capacity, execute against demand
Demand management and planning
Collaborative planning, forecasting and
Module Five: Creating the responsive
Product push versus demand pull
The Japanese philosophy
The foundations of agility
A route map to responsiveness
Module Six: Strategic lead-time
Logistics pipeline management
Module Seven: The synchronoussupply
The extended enterprise and the virtual supply
The role of information in the virtual supply
Laying the foundations for synchronization
Quick response logistics
Production strategies for quick response
Logistics systems dynamics
Module Eight: Complexity and the supply
The sources of supply chain complexity
The cost of complexity
Product design and supply chain complexity
Module Nine: Managing the global pipeline
The trend towards globalization in the supply
Gaining visibility in the global pipeline
Organizing for global logistics
Thinking global, acting local
The future of global sourcing
Module Ten: Managing risk in the supply
Why are supply chains more vulnerable?
Understanding the supply chain risk profile
Managing supply chain risk
Achieving supply chain resilience
Module Eleven: The era of network
The new organizational paradigm
Collaboration in the supply chain
Managing the supply chain as a network
Seven major business transformations
The implications for tomorrow's logistics
Supply chain orchestration
From 3PL to 4PL
Module Twelve: Overcoming the barriers
to supply chain integration
Creating the logistics vision
The problems with conventional organizations
Developing the logistics organization
Logistics as the vehicle for change
Module Thirteen: Creating a sustainable
The triple bottom line
Greenhouse gases and the supply chain
Reducing the transport-intensity of supply
Beyond the carbon footprint
Reduce, reuse, recycle
The impact of congestion
Module Fourteen: The supply chain of the
Shifting centers of gravity
The multi-channel revolution
Seeking structural flexibility
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