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Conferences

Supply Chain: Concept, Solution & Application


Introduction:

This conference is aimed at both suppliers and buyers who need an overview of the key drivers involved when viewing supply chains from a logistics/demand point of view. Supply Chains are the ultimate source of competitive advantage so the purpose of this seminar is to explain and appreciate what logistics and supply chain management are fundamentally about

Targeted Groups:

  • Purchasing Supervisors
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Buyers
  • Senior buyers
  • Supply Chain Professionals

Conference Objectives:

At the end of this conference the participants will be able to:

  • Understand what logistics and supply chain management are fundamentally about
  • Appreciate that time is cash
  • See that movement to the customer is all that adds value
  • Work with all of the supply chain players pays
  • Look 'outside of the box'
  • Apply the 8 Rules for Effective Supply Chain Management
  • Apply key techniques to control lead time in the movement of goods and materials to customers and users.
  • Find the right cost and service balance.
  • Use practical skills to take back to the workplace to change current methods.
  • Work better with all supply chain players.
  • Apply practically the 8 Rules for Effective Supply Chain Management.

Targeted Competencies:

  • Appreciate changes to business processes that are taking place
  • Gain the financial benefits that effective supply chain management can bring
  • Determine how time 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
  • Apply best in class practices

Conference Content:
Unit 1: Understanding What Logistics and the Supply Chain Are About:

  • Definitions of logistics and Supply Chain management
  • The interrelations and connections of Buying, Making, Moving, and Selling activities
  • History and the development
  • Understanding the Supply Chain dynamics
  • Supply Chain Operations Reference Models (SCOR)
  • The Theory of Constraints (TOC)

Unit 2: Key Aspects and Rules of Supply Chain Management:

  • The cost/service balance
  • Customer service principles
  • Internal organizational structures
  • Inventory principles
  • Lead times throughout the supply chain
  • Adding value
  • Production options/changes
  • Trade-off opportunities

Unit 3: The Benefits of Adopting a Supply Chain Approach And Appreciating The Changes Needed To Traditional Ways:

  • Understanding the sub functional conflicts
  • Benefits within and between functions
  • Taking a supply-chain view of total acquisition costs
  • Accepting that competitive advantage comes from the Supply Chain
  • Looking at demand amplification, and the "Forester" effect
  • Appreciating the effects of uncertainty and unresponsiveness
  • Seeing how we currently manage the supply chain
  • Changing the way we manage the Supply Chain for greater effectiveness

Unit 4: Strategic Approaches And Impacts To Supplier/Customer Relationships:

  • Practical effects on lot sizes/order quantities
  • Reducing costs
  • Sharing developments and collaborating
  • Eliminating internal and external barriers
  • Interfacing versus integrating relationships
  • Segmentation and product formatting
  • Business strategies and the supply chain
  • Supply chain planning
  • Gaining competitive advantage
  • Considering outsourcing
  • Using postponement and consolidation logistics
  • Examining demand planning
  • Approaches of Quick Response (QR), Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) and
  • Collaborative Planning and Forecast Requirements (CPFR)
  • The Lean Supply Chain

Unit 5: Making Supply Chain Improvements and Implementing a Logistics/Supply Chain Management Approach:

  • Manufacturing and retailer case studies
  • The major lessons and key aspects from experience
  • Oil and Gas in the UK experiences
  • Key questions to be answered
  • The changes needed with suppliers and customers
  • The changes need to internal organization and management practices
  • Potential action needed
  • The 'doing nothing' future, with 'lessons from experience'
  • Guarding against futures of higher stock levels and competition gains
  • Breaking down traditional silo/closed management
  • A 5 step approach to Logistics and Supplier Development
  • The Supply Chain Rules (Encore)
  • The rules to give competitive advantage from effective Supply Chain Management


Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
12/12/2021 - 16/12/2021
Euro 2500
UAE (Dubai)
2/1/2022 - 6/1/2022
Euro 3700
Spain (Barcelona)
3/1/2022 - 7/1/2022
Euro 4500
Egypt (Cairo)
9/1/2022 - 13/1/2022
Euro 2500
Italy (Rome)
10/1/2022 - 14/1/2022
Euro 4500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
16/1/2022 - 20/1/2022
Euro 3500
Manama (Bahrain)
13/2/2022 - 17/2/2022
Euro 2500
Turkey (Istanbul)
27/3/2022 - 31/3/2022
Euro 3000
Online
3/4/2022 - 7/4/2022
Euro 1250
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
11/4/2022 - 15/4/2022
Euro 4500
UAE (Dubai)
24/4/2022 - 28/4/2022
Euro 3700
Jordan (Amman)
24/4/2022 - 28/4/2022
Euro 2500
Online
24/4/2022 - 28/4/2022
Euro 1250
Egypt (Cairo)
1/5/2022 - 5/5/2022
Euro 2500
UK (London)
2/5/2022 - 6/5/2022
Euro 4500
Spain (madrid)
16/5/2022 - 20/5/2022
Euro 4500
UK (London)
30/5/2022 - 3/6/2022
Euro 4500
Turkey (Istanbul)
5/6/2022 - 9/6/2022
Euro 3000
Greece (Athens)
6/6/2022 - 10/6/2022
Euro 4500
France (Paris)
13/6/2022 - 17/6/2022
Euro 4500
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
26/6/2022 - 30/6/2022
Euro 2500
USA (Boston)
4/7/2022 - 8/7/2022
Euro 5000
UAE (Dubai)
10/7/2022 - 14/7/2022
Euro 3700
Kuwait (Kuwait)
10/7/2022 - 14/7/2022
Euro 2500
Spain (Barcelona)
11/7/2022 - 15/7/2022
Euro 4500
Turkey (Istanbul)
24/7/2022 - 28/7/2022
Euro 3000
Switzerland (Geneva)
1/8/2022 - 5/8/2022
Euro 4500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
14/8/2022 - 18/8/2022
Euro 3500
Manama (Bahrain)
28/8/2022 - 1/9/2022
Euro 2500
Online
28/8/2022 - 1/9/2022
Euro 1250
Jordan (Amman)
11/9/2022 - 15/9/2022
Euro 2500
UK (London)
12/9/2022 - 16/9/2022
Euro 4500
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
12/9/2022 - 16/9/2022
Euro 4500
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
18/9/2022 - 22/9/2022
Euro 2500
Spain (Barcelona)
26/9/2022 - 30/9/2022
Euro 4500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
2/10/2022 - 6/10/2022
Euro 3500
Morocco (Casablanca)
3/10/2022 - 7/10/2022
Euro 2500
Singapore (Singapore)
3/10/2022 - 7/10/2022
Euro 4500
UAE (Dubai)
9/10/2022 - 13/10/2022
Euro 3700
Egypt (Cairo)
9/10/2022 - 13/10/2022
Euro 2500
Online
23/10/2022 - 27/10/2022
Euro 1250
Canada (Toronto)
24/10/2022 - 28/10/2022
Euro 5000
Germany (Munich)
24/10/2022 - 28/10/2022
Euro 4500