Logistic and Supply Chain Management Module 4: Synchronous Supply Chain – Addressing Supply Chain Complexity (Diploma-Postgraduate)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Amsterdam (Netherlands), Milano (Italy) and Paris 01 Louvre (France)

£ 5,000 - (Rs 4,10,584)
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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
Damrak 1-5, 1012, Noord Holland, Netherlands
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Via Washington, 66 Milan, 20146, Milano, Italy
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Paris 01 Louvre
(75) Paris, France
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Course programme

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues

The Extended Enterprise and the Virtual Supply Chain

The Role of Information in the Virtual Supply Chain

Internet Applications and the Supply Chain

Functions of a Logistics Information System

Laying the Foundations for Synchronisation

An Integrated Logistics Information System

Daily Sales Data Drives the Replenishment Order System

‘Quick Response’ Logistics

Acting on this Information a Consolidated Pick-up and Store Delivery Sequence is


Quick Response System can Trigger a ‘Virtuous Circle’ in Logistics

Production Strategies for Quick Response

Logistics Systems Dynamics

The Impact of Promotional Activity upon Production Requirement

Grocery Industry Delivery System Order Cycle

Grocery Industry Product Flow

Complexity and Supply Chain

The Sources of Supply Chain Complexity

Network Complexity

Process Complexity

Range Complexity

Product Complexity

Customer Complexity

Supplier Complexity

Organisational Complexity

Information Complexity

The Cost of Complexity

Product Design and Supply Chain Complexity

Time-to-Market and Time-to-Volume

Added Complexity through Lack of Commonality

Increased Replenishment Lead Times

Supply Chain Vulnerability

After Sales Support

Late Stage Customisation

Mastering Complexity

Complexity Management

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