Supply Chain Design

Are you a supply chain manager?

Or do you want to know how to determine and have an impact on the different links in your supply chain?

Do you want to know more about the different trade-offs in the various domains within the supply chain? Or do you want more insight into the costs and their impact on the supply chain?

Then you should definitely take this course Supply Chain Design!

We deal with topics such as:

  • Components and objectives of the supply chain
  • Integrated vision and total costs
  • Response time and disconnection points
  • Stages in the development of the supply chain
  • Smart supply chains
  • Stocks and the supply chain
  • Transport in the logistics chain
  • Principles for production management
  • Role of the warehouse in the supply chain
Session 1: Supply Chain Management
  • The supply chain
    • Components and goals of the supply chain
    • New visions
    • Typology
  • Concepts for building an optimised supply chain
  • Integrated vision and total cost 
  • Response time and decoupling point
  • Product typology
  • Customer service as starting point
  • Information systems
  • Phases in the development of the supply chain
  • Smart supply chains

Session 2: Distribution network and inventory management

  • Analysis of the distribution network
  • Basic principles of inventory management
  • Where to keep stocks
  • Optimised transport organisation 
  • Evaluation of the transport network

Session 3: Production and warehouse

  • Basic principles of production management
  • Typology of production systems
  • Planning of production
  • Inventory management in production
  • Information systems in production
  • Lean production management  

Session 4: Warehouse & case study

  • Role of the warehouse in the supply chain
  • Basic principles of warehouse management 
  • State of the art in warehosuing
  • Case study: How do I develop my supply chain?