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Offering a wide variety of courses and lessons ranging from 5 minutes to 50 hours designed to visually engage and test learners. All course come with online assessments and lecture engagement.
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Procurement and Logistics Management
Procurement is a logistics function and it also plays a very important role in supply chain management. Procurement savings is a substantial area that managers usually focus on. Is a buyer today still just an order maker? No, procurement today is a highly technical, scientific field and not an area for the faint-hearted. Procurement can be defined as: “Procurement is the acquisition of goods and/or services at the best possible total cost of ownership, in the right quantity and quality, at the right time, in the right place and from the right source for the direct benefit or use of corporations, or individuals, generally via a contract.
Main logistics drivers are Inventory, Transportation, and Warehousing. Logistics is defined as “that part of the supply chain process that plans, implements and controls the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services, and related information from the point-of-origin to the point-of-consumption in order to meet customer requirements”
PROCUREMENT /PURCHASING MANAGEMENT
- Procurement/Purchasing Management
- Purchasing area and Purchasing specifications
- Determining and Specifying requirements in Procurement Requisition Form
- Not specifying your products and services correctly may lead to failure
- Fundamental goals of purchasings
- Kraljics Matrix(Supply positioning Model)
- 4 types of items
- Make or Buy Decision and its calculationd
- Local Procurement /Purchasing Procedure And Details of International Procurement /Purchasing Procedure
- Public /Government Procurement Procedure
- Inventory management / Material Management
- Financial implications of holding inventory
- How much inventory to hold(Pipe Line Model)
- Reasons for keeping inventory
- The role of the Inventory Manager
- Inventory Operations
- • Information needed for Short term Operational Planning
• Information needed for Long term Strategic Planning
• Pareto 80/20 rule
- Nominal, purchase and sales ledgers
- Using benchmarking in constructing a budget
- Distinguishing between fixed and variable costs
- Using the concepts of break-even pricing
- A template to forecast the effects of changing costs, sales volume and price
- Evaluating opportunity costs
- A year of free support
- Any person working in a logistics, distribution and SCM related environment who would like to obtain a better understanding of all the key issues for global supply chain and logistics management.
Bond Store Rebate Store
TThis course is intended for individuals who are employed within importer or manufacturing operations and who are required, as part of their duties, to establish, operate and maintain a Bond store Rebate Store.
It is also intended for individuals employed in, or wishing to be employed within, the Customs Clearing and Freight Forwarding industry, that may be required to advise importing or manufacturing clients as to their obligations and responsibilities in respect of the establishment and operation of a Bond Store Rebate Store, as legislated in the Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964, hereinafter referred to as the “the Customs Act”.
Although the total figures are not available it is estimated that the amount of penalties paid to Customs annually exceeds R50Million. Listed offences include false invoicing, incorrect tariff headings, illegal imports and non-compliance to existing legislation. There are a number of other offences but Customs have sent a clear message that they are determined to eradicate all misconduct and fraudulent activities.
What will you Learn from this bond store rebate store training?
- How to manage and control your bond store and Rebate Store.
- Purpose of a Bonded/Rebate Warehouse
- Registration of C&E Warehouse, Approval & Renewal of License and
- Managing a Bonded/Rebate Warehouse, Responsibilities of Bond and
Rebate Store Operator
- Compliance with Customs Act, Record Keeping
- Receipt of Goods in Bond/Rebate, Removal of Goods in
- Administration of Rebate Stores, Liability for Customs Duty
- Inventory Management
- Dispute Resolution
- Accreditation Concessions
- This course is intended for individuals who are employed within importer or manufacturing operations and who are required, as part of their duties, to establish, operate and maintain a Bond store Rebate Store.
Warehouse Operations Management
The unique cutting-edge concept behind this course is intended to deliver Warehouse best practice in a simulated environment whereby participants / learners are exposed to hands-on training on the incumbent relevant procedures underlying Warehouse Management. .
This course has been designed by our Warehouse & Distribution specialists and it equips delegates with practical learning tools that assist them in elements of warehousing; covering all elements, from procurement to operations and distribution and other key components such as creating, sustaining and managing a healthy supply chain system, promoting a multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to warehousing operations management, in line with current best warehousing practice.
- Explain the challenges, objectives and functions of warehousing
- Perform ABC inventory classification and cycle counting and
calculate record accuracy and discrepancies
- Identify the different types of storage and material handling
- Improve supervisory skills and deal more effectively with warehouse
- Develop better skills for housekeeping and safety within the
- Measure warehouse productivity using the right KPIs and conduct a
scientific audit of the warehouse
- This course is designed for personnel involved in warehousing activities, both at the
operational and supervisory levels. The course is also appropriate for anyone interested to know more about the interaction between warehousing and other materials management functions (purchasing, inventory control, and distribution)
Supply Chain Management Purchasing
Procurement is a critical element for effective supply chain management and the importance of demand
management needs to be understood. Procurement practices related to productivity, supplier selection, and
purchasing. This course is
recommended for people working in the supply chain environment who are tasked to work within a
purchasing and procurement environment.
This course is for people working in the operational environment who need to know about purchasing and the various relationships associated with it. This course also provides information about applying the supplier selection processes and the functional relationships which are part of the purchasing cycle.
- Purchasing and procurement and the functional relationships of the purchasing process in a manufacturing environment
- Internal and external relationships in purchasing and procurement
- Centralised vs decentralised purchasing
- Introduction to sourcing
- Purchase contracts
- Supply chain partnerships
- Negotiation strategies
- Bargaining and negotiation
- Negotiation stages
- Purchase cycle
- Bidding process
- Code of practice for Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)
- Administrative Assistant, Purchasing/Procurement Assistant, Contracts Administrator, Stock Controller, Merchandiser
- Learners should have basic Mathematics and Communication literacy at NQF Level 3.
This is a workshop for the warehouse or stockroom manager, the person in charge of what comes in and goes out of the company. You want smooth and cost-effective operation, with enough products on hand to satisfy needs without stockpiling too much.
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Understand terms that are frequently used in warehouse
- Identify the goals and objectives of inventory management, and
measure their process against these goals
- Calculate safety stock, reorder points, and order quantities
- Evaluate inventory management systems
- Identify the parts of the inventory cycle
- Better maintain inventory accuracy
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
1: What is Inventory?
To begin, participants will explore what inventory is and what key concepts (including LIFO, FIFO, backorders, and lead time) mean. Participants will also look at the goals and objectives of inventory management and analyze where their system can improve.
2: Types of Inventory
This session will explore anticipation, fluctuation, lot size, and transportation inventories.
3: Key Players
Next, participants will discuss what roles customers, top management, and employees play in the inventory management system.
4: Setting up the Warehouse
This session will discuss the objectives of a warehouse and ways to maintain location accuracy.
5: What Makes a Good Inventory Management System?
Next, participants will discuss types of inventory management systems and criteria for a good system.
6:The Warehouse Inventory Cycle
This session will introduce the warehouse inventory cycle of demand, receiving, validation, and put-away.
Participants will learn how to determine order quantities, re-order points, and safety stock through discussion and a case study.
8:The Receiving Process
Next, participants will learn what should happen when materials are received into inventory.
This session will explore ways to validate the quality of merchandise.
10:The Put-Away Process
Participants will discuss the five goals of the put-away process.
11: Maintaining Inventory Accuracy</strong.
Next, participants will learn ways to keep their inventory organized and controlled.
12:The Outbound Process
This session will look at the phases of the outbound process: picking, packing, loading, and shipping.
13: Industry Trends
To conclude the workshop, we will explore some of the latest inventory management trends, including Six Sigma and the Just-In-Time (JIT) system.
- Admin staff Inventory Managers Stock Managers
Logistics And Supply Chain
Managing and securing the movement of goods as well as essential control thereof from supplier to customer has become an ever increasing need within companies across the globe. Supply chain and logistics management are integral in contributing towards the profitability of any organisation.
This programme will further ensure that delegates get a general understanding of the supply chain and logistics framework which includes: the planning, procurement, pricing, stock management and distribution / logistics and is designed to help apply the principles and techniques associated with these areas of knowledge.
This integrated programme further aims to provide delegates with a wide-range of competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation and understanding of the logistics and supply chain management principles. Delegates would be able to make decisions in the context of a logistics organisation, analyse relevant information and produce resourceful responses to specific problems in the world of logistics.
The programme is developed to provide delegates with an insight into the micro- and macro-economic environment in which logistics companies function and will provide delegates with an understanding of general management and specific logistic management principles.
Understanding Logistics and the Supply Chain
- Introduction to supply chain and logistics management
- Current supply chain strategies
- Customer service and logistics
- Channels of distribution
- Planning framework for logistics
- Logistics management and organisation
Inventory Management Supply Chains
- Inventory flows and supply chains
- Forms of inventory and their role
- Inventory as buffer islands in a supply stream
- Demand amplification and distortion
- Setting and measuring the effectiveness of inventory
- Planning and forecasting
Outsourcing Trends and Best Practice
Freight Transport Industry – Introduction and Development
Freight Transport Industry – Road, Rail, Air and Sea Transport
Warehouse and Distribution Centre Design
Key Issues for Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Information Communications Technology and Supply Chains
Performance Measurement and Improvement – Optimisation Strategies
- Any person working in a logistics, distribution and SCM related environment who would like to obtain a better understanding of all the key issues for global supply chain and logistics management, such as:
- Supply Chain Management
- Clearing and Freight forwarding
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