Supply Chain Network Design Fundamentals

Training Supply Chain Network Design Fundamentals Course Description Students are introduced to the methodology, tools, and best practices associated with supply chain network optimization. The course incorporates hands-on training with a leading commercial optimization software package. A holistic view is emphasized – balancing methodology, business goals, and the capabilities of software enablers. Structuring and exercising models to analyze tradeoffs between cost, service, capacity, and carbon emissions is central to the course. Who Should Attend Operations managers of traffic, transportation, and/or warehousing Supply chain engineers and analysts Industrial engineers and systems analysts Supply chain and logistics consultants Transportation managers and engineers Import/Export analysts, supervisors, managers Compliance analysts, supervisors, managers How You Will Benefit Upon completion of this course, you will have an understanding of: How to define a supply chain challenge in terms of an optimization model The capabilities and limitations of commercial supply chain optimization software Data required to support the building of a network model Best practices in managing data collection, cleansing, and validation ...
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Warehouse Management: Strategy, Implementation & Control

Warehouse Management: Strategy, Implementation & Control This course will enable Supply Chain Professionals to understand how to improve the operations of any warehouse by implementing lean operating processes, by intelligently managing inventory, and by establishing a performance management program that ensures continuous improvement. An effective warehousing strategy can be a powerful competitive weapon. Best-practice warehouses deliver superior customer satisfaction and return on investment by functioning as a tightly-integrated part of a company’s value chain.  The purpose of this course is to show how to implement all of the essential tools for the effective management of warehouses and stores. This module includes how to evaluate procedures and how to improve methods by eliminating wasteful activities and excess costs. This course will feature: Locating, structuring, and operating the warehouse Implementing Lean principles in the warehouse Crafting an inventory strategy using Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) segmentation Role of the warehouse in the value chain Creating a metrics program and establishing an executive KPI dashboard     Participant Warehouse and...
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