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Supply Chain Training by Topic.
This section, supply chain training, is a work in progress and there is much more to come. We segmented the supply chain by its primary components to make it easy for people to focus their learning in certain areas. Whether you have a supply chain MBA from a top university or went to the school of hard knox, we can all learn more and get better.
Supply Chain Model Process Training (more coming).
Plan it, design it, buy it, store it, make it, ship it, sell it, return it, recycle it.
- Plan it: Supply Chain Planning and Strategy Training.
- Design it: Design and Develop.
- Buy it: Procurement Training (Strategic sourcing, purchasing…).
- Store it: Warehousing and Distribution.
- Inventory Management (Bullwhip effect, beer game, EOQ…).
- Make it: Manufacturing and Production.
- Ship it: Transportation and Shipping.
- Sell it: Sales and Customer Service.
- Return it: Reverse Logistics.
- Recycle it: Recycle and Sustainability.
Enablers for the Supply Chain Model Process.
- Continuous Improvement Training. (Lean, Six Sigma, Quality…)
- Digital Supply Chain and Supply Chain Automation Training.
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“You don’t want to negotiate the price of simple things you buy every day.” ~ Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon. Responsible for the Amazon Supply Chain.
“Price is rarely the most important thing. A cheap product might sell some units. Somebody gets it home and they feel great when they pay the money, but then they get it home and use it and the joy is gone.” ~ Tim Cook, Apple CEO, and created the Apple Supply Chain as we know it today.
“Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.” ~ Elon Musk, founder or co-founder Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity, PayPal.
“You can learn from everybody.” ~ Sam Walton, founder of Walmart and responsible for the Walmart Supply Chain.