TRAINING COURSES

Implementing a Logistics Process in your Organization

Start Date: 8 Dec 2019
End Date: 12 Dec 2019
Duration: 5
Fees:
Country: Istanboul / Turkey
Category: Purchases and Store Programs
Details:

Course Description

 

 The quality of operations in the logistics function has a direct impact on the operating performance of an organization.

This seminar is focused on the most modern techniques for the improved management of the flow of materials into and through the organization.

 

The seminar will appraise specific methods for:

·         Improving purchasing performance

·         Sharpening your negotiation skills

·         More effectively managing inventories

·         Streamlining warehouse and transportation operations



Course Objective

 

·         To examine the most effective purchasing practices

·         To consider new trends in supplier management

·         To highlight new techniques for better pricing

·         To provide insights into successful negotiations

·         To study effective inventory management methods

·         To examine inventory reduction techniques

·         To explore new methods and technologies in warehousing

·         To analyze methods for improving transportation performance



 

Who Should attend?

 

 This seminar is for all buyers, purchasing agents, purchasing directors, stock control managers, warehouse managers, transportation managers and materials managers who seek to improve the performance of the entire logistics operation.



Course Outline

 

 DAY 1

- MANAGING THE PURCHASING FUNCTION

·         The 10 steps of purchasing

·         Buyer skills development

·         Objectives of supply chain management

·         Supplier location and selection

·         Types of contracts and purchase orders

·         Supplier management

·         Quality assurance

·         Remedies for non performance

DAY 2

- NEGOTIATION SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

·         Foundations of successful negotiations

·         Overcoming difficulties in negotiations

·         The impact of ethics

·         Sharpening your skills

·         Establishing negotiating goals

·         Effective negotiating strategies

·         Effective negotiating techniques

·         Moving from confrontation to cooperation

DAY 3

- INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

·         Inventory management systems

·         Establishing inventory levels

·         Supplier managed inventory

·         Consignment inventory

·         Just in time inventory management

·         Obtaining the benefits of standardization

·         Utilizing ABC analysis

·         Inventory management effectiveness measures

DAY 4

- MANAGING WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS

·         Warehouse functions

·         Utilizing warehouse systems

·         Warehouse layout

·         Inventory accuracy and cycle counting

·         Bar coding identification systems

·         Radio frequency identification systems

·         Improving warehousing productivity

·         Overcoming barriers to performance

DAY 5

- MANAGING TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS

·         Correct application of Incoterms

·         Air carrier selection criteria

·         Ocean carrier selection criteria

·         Obtaining insurance coverage

·         Managing truck delivery operations

·         Utilizing modern tracking technology

·         Effective use of consolidation

·         Measuring transportation performance

 
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