Industry Forum has announced two training sessions that will take place at Automechanika Birmingham in June, intended for those in the industry who want understand more about best practice in supply chain and manufacturing.

Supply Chain Management
10am-12pm, 5 June 2019

This session will give attendees a general understanding of the fundamentals of supply chain planning and inventory management within a manufacturing organisation, and how to manage it to achieve an optimised working capital position.

We will define the best practice planning approach, inventory and its objectives, review the characteristics of inventory in the supply chain and how to successfully manage variability of demand. Through detailing the strategic supply chain management process and inventory trade-off decisions we will show how an organisation can determine whether inventory is an asset or a liability.

The workshop sessions will consist of a blend of presentation, discussion and hands-on activity depending on numbers in attendance.

Register your attendance here

An Introduction to Operational Excellence in Manufacturing
10am-12pm, 6 June 2019

This session will give attendees the general context around manufacturing operations and the principles which underpin its improvement such as Lean, TPM and Six Sigma.

We will then expand on each principle in more detail giving delegates a greater understanding of when to apply them and give a focus not just on making improvement but also sustaining it.

The workshop sessions will consist of a blend of presentation, discussion and hands-on activity depending on numbers in attendance.

Register your attendance here