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Supplier Planning and Delivery Monitoring

Meeting objectives for supply and monitoring performance

The increased focus on logistics within industry has meant that companies have begun to understand that materials supply greatly impacts their ability to perform, and their profitability. The supplier’s system thus impacts the purchasing company’s competitiveness.

To get the best sources of supply for their needs, buyers often make choices from a number of equally eligible sources. The everyday call-off and material planning routines, is carried out within the operational purchasing. These buyers have a close contact with suppliers.

Objectives: The purpose of the course is to provide insights into the scope of operational purchasing related to materials supply and suppliers selections of a company.

Level: Advanced, you should have basic knowledge in the area.

Training Method: Supplier Planning and Delivery Monitoring is a Module course and is studied over the internet via our e-learning platform Instant education. Read more about the training method here.

Course Length:Approximately 6 hours active study time.

Price: 70 EURO / student
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Course contents:

The Changing Face of Materials Supply
The interplay in materials supply.

Operational Purchasing
The operational purchasing contains the everyday call-off and material planning.

Quality Requirements
Quality is not measured by price.

Purchasing and Profit Leverage
Purchasing is responsible for placing the orders and for ensuring that the goods arrive on time.

Effect of Purchasing on Other Costs
There are other ways besides direct expenditures in which purchasing can affect end-product costs.

Survey Stage
The original survey of potential sources should overlook no possibilities.

Inquiry Stage
The inquiry stage involves pre-qualification of potential sources.

Sourcing Alternatives
The buyer usually wishes to establish alternative sources for the products that are to be bought.

Number of Suppliers
There is a trend to reduction in number of suppliers.

Final Selection of Supplier
Some factors in evaluating potential suppliers are quantitative and others are qualitative.

Establishing Supplier Relationships
Once a supplier is selected, a relationship develops.

Supplier Performance
The real test of supplier selection is the follow-up of experience, or satisfactory performance.

Delivery Monitoring
Working with delivery monitoring to assure delivery.

Receiving Inspection
Receiving inspection of arriving goods.

Follow-up of Delivery Performance
Routines for following up the delivery and the supplier.

Trends Among Industrial Buyers
Description of trends and demands in procurement.

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