Monday 10 May 2021
- Duration: One Week
- City: London
- Fees: Classroom: 3950 GBP / Online: 1975 GBP
Monday 10 May 2021
This course focuses on the customer is a fresh approach to lean. Companies that can bear the burden of variability will develop a strategic advantage in today’s volatile market; it is a comprehensive yet concise work with clear leanings, this comprehensive course captures the revolution occurring in today’s increasingly competitive and global supply chain.
Apply Lean techniques, typically effective in manufacturing processes, which can be applied in the downstream supply chain in a practical and productive manner.
Eliminate losses through lean manufacturing and lean distribution initiatives, reduce operating costs, slash inventories, reduce floor space, and improve customer service.
Comprehend how to break through the forecast accuracy barrier by applying proven Lean practices that reduce costs and simplify distribution processes.
Resolve the forecasting dilemma and discuss an actionable road map to transform the supply chain with specific recommendations to implement improvements.
Describing the principles and a foundation to provide a comprehensive, real-world framework and specific recommendations for customizing a Lean approach to transform distribution in any business.
Taking the Lean Approach
The lean change in distribution.
The RFID change Dilemma.
The forecast barrier.
The balancing act.
Business and operational plans.
The traffic analogy.
Improving distribution operations.
Lean paradigm shifts.
Lean distribution framework.
Lean distribution transformation.
Role of information technology.
Applications for lean distribution.
Distribution sports franchise analogy.
Lowering production/Sourcing costs.
Improving inventory management.
Maximizing asset utilization.
IT Transforms Distribution Processes
Distribution business processes.
Lean Operating Capabilities
The Lean Approach.
Managing uncertainty with Lean.
Lean and DRP: Collaboration.
Customer Service Policy
Overview of Customer Service Policy.
Overview of Buffer strategy.
Determine service strategies.
The simplicity challenges.
Lean distribution benefits
Selling the lean distribution vision.
Implementing lean distribution.