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Inventory Management And Purchasing Skills Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Inventory Management And Purchasing Skills in Warehouse , Logistics , Supply Chain and Inventory

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • Dubai
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • Paris
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • London
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Madrid
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Berlin
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Rome
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Zurich
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    3 - 10 - 2021
    7 - 10 - 2021
  • Dubai
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Paris
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Dubai
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • Paris
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Rome
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Zurich
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Rome
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Zurich
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • London
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Madrid
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Berlin
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Rome
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Barcelona
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Zurich
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    12 - 12 - 2021
    16 - 12 - 2021
  • Dubai
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Paris
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Dubai
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021
  • Paris
    13 - 12 - 2021
    17 - 12 - 2021

Introduction

This course is a practical guide to inventory management for wholesale distributors and stores that supply "hard goods". It includes many formulas, tables and charts that cover all areas of inventory management. 

On completion of this course you should be able to: 

  • Deal with merchandise classification and selection, forecasting, safety stocks, replenishment, purchasing, promotions, forward buying, stock adjustments, and supply chain topics.
  • Apply various techniques that were used to manage inventories in the author's company for years.
  • Understand how to deal with thousands of different items and with very high service level requirement.
  • Illustrate the key points of the course through anecdotes and case histories.
  • Apply and use valuable blend of strong, proven mathematical techniques and real life examples and experiences.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the automotive aftermarket
  • The shape of and size of auto parts inventories
  • Best practices for inventory control
  • Defining demand
  • Inventory classification
  • Selecting items for store and DC inventories
  • The benefit of short lead time
  • Item level forecasting
  • Regular items
  • Unusual items
  • Seasonal items
  • Promotion items
  • Forecasting summary
  • Item level order quantity
  • Lead time forecasting
  • Setting safety stock amounts
  • Establishing service level goals
  • Setting the best review time for product line orders
  • Establishing a schedule budget
  • Replenishment of stores
  • Replenishment purchasing for distribution centres
  • Forward buying
  • Alternate and superseded items
  • Stock adjustment process
  • Overstock identification and stock adjustments
  • Measuring performance
  • Logistics of multiple locations supplier performance reviews
  • The impact of inventory management on margin
  • Supply chain considerations
  • Conclusion and checklist

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