It is crucial to use resources effectively and minimise non value-adding movement of goods in the supply chain.
11 & 12 July 2016 Gauteng
This workshop will build your understanding of the complexities of logistics management and planning through introducing the processes used, including outsourcing, network design and distribution centre management. Through developing knowledge of the tools available, the obstacles in the process and the outcomes that can be expected, delegates will understand the resources required to achieve significant savings while maintaining great customer service.
You will learn
- Setting and implementing a logistics strategy and measuring performance., Logistics as a strategic weapon: logistics activities and total logistics costs., The keys to effective forecasting: how to measure and improve forecast accuracy., Inventory management: costs and how to manage them., Transportation strategies, Outsourcing to third- and fourth-party logistics providers., Trends in logistics technology; including the core logistics applications and integrating technology in the supply chain., Distribution centre management: fulfilling the promise to customers while increasing revenue; reducing expenses and delivering the best ROI., Designing the best distribution network; including examples of distribution logistics in action., Organising for effective logistics.
Who should attend
- Supply Chain Managers, Logistics supervisors, Operations managers, Dispatching and receiving functions, Inventory managers