Supply Chain in Upstream: Procurement

Summary

The course defines the Supply Chain. 
It details the Supply Chain functions and their interaction. 
For a better efficiency, it links Procurement and Logistic functions within a chain.
It gives recommended practices in Purchasing, Expediting, Inspection, Shipping/Transportation and Material Management.

Audience

Any actor of the Supply Chain: Purchaser, Expediter, Stock Controller, Transit clerk. It is also recommended to actors of Logistic function who want to enlarge their domain of knowledge of the Supply Chain.

Purpose

Upon completion of this course the attendants will have a throughout understanding of the Supply Chain and the way to optimize its efficiency through Recommended Practices and exercises.
They will understand the interaction between the different links of the Chain.
 


Content of the Course

Definition of Supply Chain
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Definition of Supply Chain

Definition of the Supply Chain by comparison of the organization of...

Procurement functions description
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Procurement functions description

Definition of various functions of procurement: Mission, objectives,...

Purchasing Process
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Purchasing Process

Process and Recommended Practices: How to efficiently organize and...

Procurement strategic tools
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Procurement strategic tools

Category Management & frame Agreement/Contracts are defined. Their...

Transit & Shipping
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Transit & Shipping

Incoterms, Packing, Documentation and Transit Agent: Definition, roles...

Material Management
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Material Management

Stock Control: What impact of Stock Control on Supply Chain efficiency...

Some techniques of negotiation in Purchasing
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Some techniques of negotiation in Purchasing

A summary of the DIDACTIC negotiation method fully explained and...