/  Strategic Inventory Management
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BMC Training provides on 16 May 2021 Strategic Inventory Management course [Warehouse , Logistics , Supply Chain and Inventory] in Singapore,Singapore

Objectives :

  • Understand how inventory management techniques can be used in a wide variety of situations, particularly in stores where the inventory can be anything from fast moving products to slow moving spares.
  • Define and discuss distribution warehousing and manufacturers' operations.
  • Explore the inventory control aspects included in the courses for the DPIM, COM, DLM, CPIM and other professional and academic qualifications.
  • Develop their understanding of stock control by seeing the techniques explained logically.
  • Learn how inventory structuring, individual item control, forecasting and co-ordination provide the base for logistics management.
  • Understand the importance of inventory & the role it plays in the profitability of the company
  • Examine the most appropriate method for managing an item
  • Understand the value chain in inventory management
  • Apply best methods to optimise the investment in inventory
  • Examine the appropriate inventory management technique for each type of item

The Contents:

Inventory in the Value Chain

  • The purpose of inventory in the value chain
  • Classification of inventory
  • Procedure for eliminating obsolete inventory
  • Pareto Law in identifying product Classification
  • Location of inventory
  • Using Economic Order Quantity on managing inventory order levels

Demand Planning

  • Basic forecasting methods
  • Customer segmentation
  • Hierarchy of planning
  • Aggregate planning
  • Maintenance & Inventory planning meeting
  • Master Scheduling


  • Principles of forecasting
  • Effect of lead time on the forecasting process
  • Quantitative forecasting
  • Qualitative forecasting
  • Tracking forecast accuracy
  • Determining safety stock

Inventory Recording

  • Period stock take
  • Cycle counting
  • Perpetual recording
  • Utilizing Bar-cades to manage inventory and movements
  • The use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for recording inventory movement
  • Inventory accounting

Performance Measurement

  • Stock turnover rate
  • Customer service
  • Cost of operations
  • Measuring the effectiveness of your system
  • How to use the measurements
  • Class exercise on selective inventory management

Setting the right stock levels

  • Simple assessment of review levels
  • Managing lead times
  • Target stock levels
  • The changing role of purchasing

Modern supply practice

  • Supply partnerships
  • The ordering process
  • Order quantities
  • Purchasing processes
  • Forecasting demand

Options for assessing demand

  • Causes of forecasting techniques
  • Methods of improving forecasts
  • Historical forecasting techniques

Basic forecasting techniques

  • Weighted averages
  • Choosing the best forecast
  • Monitoring forecasts
  • Advanced forecasting methods

More forecasting tools

  • Forecasting for seasonal sales
  • Other methods
  • Material requirements planning – an alternative to forecasting

Avoiding uncertainty

  • Material requirements planning
  • Master planning
  • Batch sizes
  • The future – inventory and logistics

The basis of the lean supply chain

  • Logistics
  • Review

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Course Details
  • Code WLS60
  • TIME    08:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • DATE    May 16 2021 - May 27 2021
  • Singapore , Ibis Singapore Novena
  • +44 2087206971
  • Support@bmc.net

Fees Per Person

13000 GBP + VAT
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