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CPE Credits
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MM 106
17 - 21 Sep 2017
Dubai
US$ 4500
30
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MM 106
09 - 13 Sep 2018
Dubai
US$ 4750
30
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INTRODUCTION

Effective management of the flow of materials throughout an organization’s supply chain is of critical importance. Small inefficiencies in logistics and transport can add significant cost and delay to standard operations and projects.  Improved performance can reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction.

Participants in this EuroMaTech training course will learn how to:

  • Utilize modern purchasing management techniques
  • Sharpen your negotiation skills
  • Manage inventories in a more productive manner
  • Improve control over warehouse and transportation operations
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
  • Business professionals who work in purchasing, procurement, stock control, warehousing and materials management would find this training session extremely beneficial
PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

This Logistics & Transport Management training course aims to enable participants to;

  • Examine the most effective purchasing practices
  • Learn new trends in supplier management
  • Gain greater insight into the negotiation process
  • Study the use of negotiation techniques
  • Develop a strategy to better manage inventories
  • Examine inventory reduction techniques
  • Explore new methods and technologies in warehousing
  • Analyze the function of transportation management
TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Participants will learn by active participation during this EuroMaTech training course through the presentation of programme material, exercises, training videos and discussions of “real life” issues in their organizations.

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

The quality of operations in the logistics function has a direct impact on the operating performance of an organization. The Logistics & Transport Management training course is focused on the most modern techniques for the improved management of the flow of materials into and through the organization. It is concerned with all the areas responsible in the logistics process including procurement, inventory management, warehousing and transportation. It also covers the negotiation skills necessary to obtain your requirements in all of these areas.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
Day 1 - Managing The Purchasing Function
  • The key steps in purchasing
  • Buyer skills development
  • Objectives of supply chain management
  • Supplier location and selection
  • Types of contracts and purchase orders
  • Supplier management
  • Quality assurance
  • Remedies for non-performance
Day 2 - Negotiation Skills Development
  • Foundations of successful negotiations
  • Overcoming difficulties in negotiations
  • The impact of ethics
  • Sharpening your skills
  • Establishing negotiating goals
  • Effective negotiating strategies
  • Effective negotiating techniques
  • Moving from confrontation to cooperation
Day 3 - Inventory Management
  • Inventory management systems
  • Establishing inventory levels
  • Supplier managed inventory
  • Consignment inventory
  • Just in time inventory management
  • Obtaining the benefits of standardization
  • Utilizing ABC analysis
  • Inventory management effectiveness measures
Day 4 - Managing Warehouse Operations
  • Warehouse functions
  • Utilizing warehouse systems
  • Warehouse layout
  • Inventory accuracy and cycle counting
  • Bar coding identification systems
  • Radio frequency identification systems
  • Improving warehousing productivity
  • Overcoming barriers to performance
Day 5 - Managing Transportation Operations
  • Correct application of Incoterms
  • Air carrier selection criteria
  • Ocean carrier selection criteria
  • Obtaining insurance coverage
  • Managing truck delivery operations
  • Utilizing modern tracking technology
  • Effective use of consolidation
  • Measuring transportation performance
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