- Duration in hours: 1 x 4h
- Module level: Foundation
Overview: It is interesting to compare the Supply Chains of a Manufacturing industry and of an Upstream entity in order to determine the similarities and differences. Through examples and exercises, the Trainees define themselves the role of the Supply Chain in both industries and their objectives.
The various functions of the Upstream Supply Chains are reviewed in order to understand the interactions and roles within the chain.
Audience: This course is designed for any actor of the Supply Chain: Purchaser, Expediter, Stock Controller, Transit clerk. It is also recommended to the actors of the Logistics Trade who need to understand the interface between Logistics and the other Links of the chain.
Deliverables: Upon completion of this module the Trainees will have a throughout understanding of the Supply Chain and of the main functions of the chain in order to improve its efficiency.
The Supply Chain in a Manufacturing Industry: Definition, Purpose and Example.
- The Supply Chain in the Upstream Industry: Definition, Purpose and Example. Differences and Similarities between both Supply Chains.
- Introduction to the main functions of the Upstream Supply Chain: Purchasing - Transit - Logistics - Material Management.