Logistic and Supply Chain Management Module 3: Strategic Lead-Time Management and Supply Chain Response - (Diploma-Postgraduate)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Al Farwānīyah (Kuwait)

£ 4,000 - (Rs 3,31,981)
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  • Training
  • Al farwānīyah (Kuwait)
  • Duration:
    5 Days
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Suitable for: Supply Chain and Logistics Managers and Professionals. Operations Managers. Logistics Professionals. Logistic Providers. Logistic Administrators. Logistics Planning and Inventory Managers. Purchasing and Procurement Managers. Retailers. Transportation and Distribution Managers. Inventory and Warehouse Control Professionals. Freight Forwarders and Linear Specialists. Production Managers. Production Planners. Financial Managers. Project Managers. Distribution Centre Supervisors. Manufacturers and Industries. Academicians, Researchers, NGOs and Practitioners

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Where and when

Starts Location
Al Farwānīyah
al-Kuwait, Kuwait
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Course programme

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues

Product ‘Push’ versus Demand ‘Pull’

Agile or Lean?

Generic Supply Chain Strategies

The De-Coupling Point

The Agile Supply Chain

‘Push’ versus ‘Pull’ in the Logistics Chain

The Reorder Point Method of Stock Control

The Review Period Method of Stock Control

Order Point and Dependent Demand

Causes of Uneven Demand at the Plant

Determining the Economic Order Quantity

The Japanese Philosophy

Inventory Hides the Problem

Volatile Demand

Inaccurate Forecasts

Unreliable Suppliers

Quality Problems


Reducing Set-Up Costs/Ordering Costs

Reducing the Economic Batch/Order Quantity

The Foundations of Agility

Synchronise Activities through Shared Information

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Partner with Suppliers to Reduce In-bound Lead Times

Seek to Reduce Complexity

Postpone the final Configuration/Assembly/D

Manage Process not just Functions

Utilise appropriate Performance Metrics

A Route Map to Responsiveness

Route map to the Responsive Business

Strategic Lead-Time Management

Time-Based Competition

Shortening Life Cycles

The Product Life Cycle

Shorter Life Cycles make Timing Crucial

Customers Drive for Reduced Inventories

Breaking Free of the Classic Service/Cost Trade-Off

Volatile Markets make Reliance on Forecasts Dangerous

Lead Time Concepts

The Order-to-Delivery Cycle

The Order Cycle

Total Order Cycle with Variability

The Cash-to-Cash Cycle

Lead-time Components

Strategic Lead-time Management

Logistics Pipeline Management

Which activities Add Cost and which Add Value?

Value Added through Time

Variety Through Time

Cost-added versus Value-added Time

Reducing Non-value-Adding Time Improves Service and Reduces Cost

Reducing Logistics Lead Time

Supply Chain Mapping

Bottleneck Management

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