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Supply Chain Management for the Retail Sector

How retail supply chains work and how to manage them

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Venue: Supply Chain Academy, Upminster, London (UK) Fee: £995 plus VAT - Book 4 delegates or more and save 20%

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In the retail sector managing supply chains can be an enormous and complex task, especially for companies located remotely from their main supply bases. An understanding of how to manage your company’s supply chains is essential for any retail sector manager.
This newly-developed 3-day course gives a comprehensive overview of the principles and concepts of supply chain management and upon the need rapidly to identify and respond to changes in customer requirements. It also addresses the issue of constant and on-going change in the modern retail environment.
Target Audience
The course has been designed to meet the needs of:
  • Experienced retail managers who need better to understand how supply chains work and affect your business
  • Experienced supply chain practitioners who need to adapt to the retail environment
  • Management development trainees, graduate recruits and others who need an in-depth understanding of all aspects of retail operations.
Learning objectives:
As a result of participating in this course, delegates will be able to:
  • Appreciate key concepts in the supply chain
  • Understand features and challenges within retail supply chains
  • Link customer requirements to supply chain capabilities
  • Assess the way supply chains will need to develop in the future to meet continuing changes in customer requirements.
Topics covered will include:
  • Trade-offs
  • Working with other organisations in the supply chain
  • The impact of e-commerce, multi-channel and omni-channel
  • Managing customer demand
  • Physical flows of goods
  • Money flow
  • Information flow 
This course is available for in-house delivery if required.

This course will be conducted in the English language.

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