Supply-Chain & Logistics Management

Course Properties

Course date: 01-10-2017
Course End Date: 05-10-2017
Location Sharm El-Sheikh

Course Objective:

      • To give knowledge of effective logistics and supply chain management practices

      • To enable analysis and examination of current operations

      • To make organizational improvements

      • Appreciate changes to business processes that are taking place

      • Gain the financial benefits that effective supply chain management can  

      • Determine how time “secretly” builds up in supply chains and that time is cash

      • Be able to understand, recall and apply improvements after the seminar for work based application

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Who Should Attend:

     • Supply, Buying, Purchase, Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain managers

     • Those who need to develop their limited understanding about logistics and supply chain management

     • Those who are looking for business gains and benefits from managing their supply chains more effectively


Course Contents:

   • Understanding what Supply Chain and  Logistics Management

            o Definitions of logistics and Supply Chain management
            o The interrelations and connections of Buying, Making, Moving, and Selling activities
            o History and the development
            o A view of the future. 


   • Key Aspects of Supply Chain Management

             o The cost/service balance
             o Customer service principles
             o Lead times throughout the supply chain
             o Adding value
             o Production options/changes
             o Trade off opportunities


   • The Benefits of Adopting a Supply Chain Strategy
            o Understanding the sub functional conflicts
            o Benefits within and between functions taking a supply chain view of total acquisition costs
            o Accepting that competitive advantage comes from the Supply Chain
            o Why a Supply Chain approach will change traditional ways

                              1. Looking at demand amplifications, and the "Forester" effect,
                              2. Appreciating the effects of uncertainty and unresponsiveness
                              3. Seeing how we currently manage the supply chain
                              4. Changing the way we manage the Supply Chain for effectiveness


   • Impacts to the Supplier/Customer relationships
          o Practical effects on lot sizes/order quantities
          o Reducing costs
          o Sharing developments
          o Eliminating internal and external barriers
          o Interfacing versus integrating relationships.


   • Implementing a Logistics/Supply Chain Management Approach
          o The changes needed with suppliers and customers.
          o The changes need to internal organization and management practices
          o Potential action needed
          o The "doing nothing" future, with “lessons from experience”
          o Guarding against futures of higher stock levels and competition gains
          o Breaking down traditional silo/closed management


   • Case Studies