National Seminars Group
Best Practices in Inventory Management On-Site Training
Don’t miss this one-day interactive forum where you and your fellow inventory professionals discuss the hottest trends and best practices in inventory and supply chain management!
Discover Today’s Best Practices in Inventory Management
This interactive one-day forum is your chance to discover the hottest trends
in inventory management … what processes are strengthening supply chains across
the country … and what inventory management technology is used today – and
what’s on the horizon.
Get Tighter Control of Your Inventory!
“Gotta get leaner!” is the mantra of inventory management professionals
across the country. And the only way to do that is to get a tighter grip on your
inventory at every stage of the supply chain – from procurement through
production to shipping. During this unique one-day forum, you’ll get all your
questions answered. Led by a moderator/trainer with an unprecedented track
record of success in inventory management, you and a group of your peers will
discover and discuss the best practices in inventory management.
Discover More About Inventory Management in One Day Than in Months on Your
We understand that it’s not easy for you to learn about new trends in inventory
management. If you’re like most inventory professionals, your schedule is packed
to the brim with meetings, reports, production schedules, employee issues,
supplier challenges and more. And that’s all before 9 a.m.!
That’s why we’re inviting you to this dynamic, ONE-DAY forum packed with
lively discussions, eye-opening testimonials, and real-world examples of how
companies both big and small have incorporated these best practices to reduce
inventory levels, slash production times, and reach nearly flawless inventory
record accuracy. Think about it … in just one day you can discover more about
the hottest inventory management trends than you’ll have time to do in weeks or
months on your own!
Is Your Inventory Management System Your Own Worst Enemy?
Business today moves faster than lightning. Your supply chain needs to adapt
just as quickly. What worked ten years ago … five years ago … maybe even one
year ago may be hopelessly outdated now. In just one day with us and your peers,
you can find out what processes will work better for you and your organization.
At the very least, you’ll discover that you’re on top of it all and have
optimized your inventory processes – and that alone will let you sleep better at
Get Real-World Best Practices From Inventory Peers – Not Unproven
No matter the size of your company, your industry, or inventory management
process, you’ll gain dozens of proven, real-world supply chain ideas and
methodologies you can use to gain extraordinary results for your bottom line.
The days of wondering if you’re doing all you can to run a leaner and tighter
ship will be over. You’ll know exactly what’s new and what’s working in the real
world without wasting your time with unproven inventory management theory. (Or
even worse, learning the hard way by trial and error!)
Don’t Wait … Enroll Today!
If you’re serious about strengthening your supply chain and improving your
career, you simply can’t afford to miss this unique and exciting one-day forum,
Best Practices in Inventory Management. Make the commitment right now to join
your fellow inventory professionals for this one-of-a-kind training event.
What You'll Learn: Inventory Management Best Practices Revealed … All
Your Questions Can Be Answered Here!
- How can I convince upper management to give me the capital I need to
create an effective cycle counting system and eliminate our physical
- What inventory management system is really the best for our company? Just
because we’ve been using the same system for years, is it really the most
- How can I improve our Production Activity Controls (PAC) to ensure our
goods flow through the production schedule better?
- What’s the most effective way for me to measure CRP?
- How can I make our processes leaner and more efficient without sacrificing
- What are the best tools out there that measure the performance and quality
of my employees? My vendors?
- My inventory control system is a mess. I’m lucky if I have 50 percent
record accuracy, so how in the world can I expect to reach levels of 95
percent or more?
- I’m 100 percent certain that my company can afford – and implement – an
RFID system, but how can I persuade the bean counters?
- Are there any other inventory control technologies available that may be
better suited for my unique workplace challenges?
- My company seems to change its strategic goals every six months and my
unit seems to be the one suffering. Any help?
- I’m having difficulties pinpointing why our MRP system can’t adapt to
sudden changes as well as I would like it to.
- What tweaks can I make in our JIT system that will improve lagging
- Are there inventory management functions that I can safely outsource and
free up my staff’s time for other duties?
- Our supply chain processes and procedures are seen as a joke by other
departments that don’t feel the need to follow them. Yet, I’m the one who
catches the flak if their orders can’t be filled. What can I do to let them
know that my rules MUST be followed if our company wants to get to where we
want to go?
These are just a few of the most pressing issues facing inventory management
professionals that you’ll cover at this unique one-day forum. Be prepared to
learn new ideas, reinforce some old ones, share information, and participate in
a day that will be as energizing as it is informative!
JIT Techniques to Achieve Business Objectives
Improve the overall quality of your JIT (Just In Time) process, eliminate
wasteful holes in your systems, reduce lead times, and discover techniques that
will build productive (and profitable) customer and vendor relationships. Learn
how others have created, implemented, and maintained the steps for continuous
quality improvement and how they’ve integrated and applied these techniques into
their business processes.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): Benefits vs. Costs
Whether you’ve already begun implementing an ERP system, are thinking about it,
or want to make your existing system much more effective, you won’t want to miss
this portion of our forum.
Cycle Counting & Physical Inventories
Is 100 percent inventory record accuracy a pipe dream? Not necessarily. The
absolute foundation of any successful inventory management plan begins with
knowing exactly what you have on hand at a moment’s notice. Learn how companies
around the world are eliminating the trials and tribulations of annual physical
inventories by implementing amazingly accurate cycle counting systems.
Capacity Requirement Planning
Learn how to define, calculate, and analyze your capacity, capacity planning and
levels, plus backward and forward scheduling concepts, during this session.
Learn how to accurately gather and analyze your data to foresee potential
problems before they blindside you down the road.
Dealing With Other Departments in Your Organization
We could have come up with some important-sounding header for this section, such
as “Creating Synchronous Interdepartmental Symbiosis on a Corporate Level,” but
really, you just need to know how to get other departments in your organization
that don’t know (or care) about your problems to honor and obey your inventory
processes and procedures. A somewhat lighthearted lo