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|Hotels and guest houses
|Bakeries / confectionery
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|Petrol, oil and lubricants suppliers
|Suppliers of construction materials
|Enterprises of mining industry
|Textile and clothing industries
Procurement in most businesses is by far the largest Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) cost. Particularly in the current economic environment, effective and efficient procurement across your business is vital. This is equally applicable to direct procurement (products and materials) as well as indirect procurement (facilities and services).
Correctly constructed procurement management will be a powerful instrument for your organization to save money on purchasing goods and services from outside. Implementation management Procurement change management Monitoring procurement benefits.
Effective procurement negotiations is obviously significant part of the whole procurement process in LSCM that ensures trusted long lasting collaboration with business partners. Any entrepreneur and supply chain manager is highly recommended to be armored by secrets of negotiations for its benefits. To cut operational costs and optimize budget related to procurement, you might be interested to absorb knowledge and skills about procurement negotiations techniques, including ethics. Improve bargaining skills of procurement managers Re-design procurement business processes and information flow Drafting bids and their analysis: RFPs (request for proposal) and RFQs (request for quotation).
Indirect procurement is a fragile system that constantly needs to be watched. It is the act of purchasing goods and services that keeps day to day business alive. This includes things such as repairing equipment, utilities, travel, software or acquiring services. These purchases are necessary for internal functionality of a company’s facilities and employee base.
Supplier appears to be one of the most important elements that affects the whole supply chain. That is why we find it crucial to keep supplies balanced and stable by developing a strong supplier communication. Tighter supplier relationships Facilitating supplier negotiations Selecting and confirmation of suppliers Determining supplier qualifications .
Successful operational procurement leads to following benefits: Higher level of compliance with stated policies, procedures, codes of conduct and other standards; High degree of automation and consistency in the payment processes; Enhanced level of transparency and granularity of spend data; and Full control of expenses and cash-out situations exercised by business managers.
For many organisations, the reality of supplier performance management is that time and opportunity to track and react to dozens of complex KPIs simply doesn’t exist. Regardless of advances in business analytics therefore, we still advocate a measured approach to measurement, by way of a carefully chosen handful of KPIs which are meaningful and actionable. Supplier performance metrics for every organization 1 Quantity ordered versus Quantity received 2 ASN Accuracy 3 Delivery On-Time .
Procurement financing is a broad subject encompassing areas such as financial planning, control and decision-making in purchasing and supply management . The aim of financial management in procurement is to maximise value for every member in the value chain while minimising costs and reducing risks. Choosing the appropriate costing technique is an important step in achieving this goal. -assessment of current procurement -procurement кisk assessment -procurement structure, process and technology evaluation -procurement performance measurement
E-procurement applications allow employees to manage their own purchases, from the selection of the desired items from within a preprogrammed offering that matches the procurement office's parameters for cost and quality and supplier; to submitting requisitions; to tracking delivery status. This automation streamlines the procurement process and makes it more efficient, thereby making it faster and less costly. It also removes low-value tasks from the procurement department, which can then redirect its resources to higher-value activities such as negotiating contracts.
Choosing and adjusting a production strategy that will be most suitable for a company is a time consuming process that requires lots of experience in production field. Observing your company, making a market research, analyzing and further forecasting are all highly valued elements of drafting companies production strategy.
The proper material requirement planning setup helps companies to achieve three main goals. -First, it helps manufacturers to plan and schedule their production operations in such a way that it will not require any excessive inventory. -When done correctly, material requirements planning helps to ensure that there is enough component available for production. It also helps to determine how much finished goods and by what date will be available for shipping to the customer. -Knowing how much finished goods there will be available in the future, manufacturer can better plan its sales. This information also helps companies to better plan their purchasing activities and delivery schedules.
Sometimes companies unintentionally choose wrong optimisation methods of their production facilities, sometimes companies do not even realise that their current available facilities can be used in a more efficient way. Therefore
Lean production uses methods for eliminating factors that waste time, effort or money. This is accomplished by analysing a business process and then revising it or cutting out any steps that do not create value for customers. Lean management principles are derived from the Japanese manufacturing industry and include: Defining value from the standpoint of the end customer. Identifying each step in a business process and eliminating those steps that do not create value. Making the value-creating steps occur in tight sequence. Repeating the first three steps on a continuous basis until all waste has been eliminated.
Quality Management (TQM) is the continual process of detecting and reducing or eliminating errors in manufacturing, streamlining supply chain management, improving the customer experience, and ensuring that employees are up to speed with their training. Total quality management aims to hold all parties involved in the production process accountable for the overall quality of the final product or service.
Green production is a business strategy that focuses on profitability through environmentally friendly operating processes. By going green not only you are contributing into a better future but also to the image of you company and also profitability. Implementing a concept of sustainable development might sound complicated but we will help you take small steps and achieve bigger results.
Demand Forecasting is the pivotal business process around which strategic and operational plans of a company are devised. Based on the Demand Forecast, strategic and long-range plans of a business like budgeting, financial planning, sales and marketing plans, capacity planning, risk assessment and mitigation plans are formulated. Besides detailed analysis of Qualitative and Quantitative methods, there are few more key elements that cannot be ignored if you want an accurate forecast. Nowadays to keep your company competitive and innovative you can incorporate IT and we will help you to get just the right software for you.
Because inventory planning involves the determination of inventory quantities, timing, and alignment with production capacity and sales volume, it’s a strategic management imperative which directly impacts your company’s cash-flow and profitability. Good inventory planning supports a number of vital business objectives including: Customer service and satisfaction Supply chain efficiency Control of costs Accurate sales and demand forecasting
Inventory control, also known as stock control, involves regulating and maximising your company’s inventory. The goal of inventory control is to maximise profits with minimum inventory investment, without impacting customer satisfaction levels. Inventory control is also about knowing where all your stock is and ensuring everything is accounted for at any given time.
Warehouse and distribution centre (DC) design is a fascinating and absorbing topic, but is often misunderstood. Regrettably, few people fully understand the discipline of warehouse design and because of this, literally thousands of facilities are underperforming. To assist designers, experts outline seven key principles applicable to a warehouse or DC design: determine the objective of the facility define volumes and functional requirements match storage modes, IT systems and mechanised technologies with volumes close to zero material handling flow evaluate your options consult Widely as the Design Process is Multifaceted, Involving Executives, Managers, Operators, Equipment Suppliers, Builders, Architects, and Councils
In order to get the 100 percent performance of your warehouse, it is proved that a proper handling equipment plays the main role. Handling equipment is one of the most financial resource consuming factor that is why we suggest to make an expert analysis first.
After a deep research on pros and cons of integrating RFID in a supply chain based on an international experience our experts came to a decision that installing an RFID system will lead to following advantages: higher productivity increased revenue improved quality data capture shorter process lower cost improved regulatory compliance better security accurate and relevant management info IT specialists of our company will provide you with that service.
Fleet Management is a function which allows companies which rely on transportation in business to remove or minimize the risks associated with vehicle investment, improving efficiency, productivity and reducing their overall transportation and staff costs, providing 100% compliance with government legislation (duty of care) and many more.
As our world is moving at a faster pace people want everything faster. But not everything in our world is moving at a faster pace. Especially in transportation, where one can find a lot of complexity to travel faster without traffic. But by the advent of routing scheduling transportation has made better with best results. Routing Scheduling is the process of setting the arrival time and service time a driver takes at each stop provided with a certain route. route analysis approach can be used to test elements such as: The impact of customer geography and order profile on transport cost and service. The impact of varying transport delivery time windows. The impact of changing vehicle types and sizes on utilisation and cost. The impact of changing driver shift patterns.
Shipment tracking technology enables shippers to be in control of their transportation and locate freight at any point in its journey. Track and trace features are available on a transportation management system (TMS). With this technology, you have insight to carrier performance, transportation costs and market trends as you manage your logistics. Shipment tracking is a necessary element of supply chain management.
Among all transportation modes that exist today (motor, air, rail, water, pipeline, intermodal) every company chooses the one that is the most suitable. Some commodities require a certain type of transportation, as we all know, depending on dozens of factors. For instance, a fragile and quickly expiring product needs to be transported by air. But that is not the only thing to keep in account when choosing a transportation mode. There are methodologies that our experts brought from abroad and are willing to share with you.
Ask Yourself: 1. Do you have the most appropriate distribution network for your products and customers? 2. Is it configured to provide the best service at the lowest cost? 3. If not? Why not?
Network optimisation and simulation is about creating optimal Supply Chain or Distribution network to satisfy customer demand at specified service levels and at the lowest cost. Networks can be modeled from factory to the consumer, taking into account all the key cost and service drivers such as: 1. Customer location 2. Order size and frequency 3. Transport costs 4. Transport vehicle types 5. Transport modes 6. Warehouse (Distribution Centre) size, location, resources, costs… 7. Service level requirements 8. Factory and supplier locations 9. Ports of entry for imported products 10. And many more key variables
A distribution network is an interconnected group of storage facilities and transportation systems that receive inventories of goods and then deliver them to customers. It is an intermediate point to get products from the manufacturer to the end customer, either directly or through a retail network. A fast and reliable distribution network is essential in today's instant gratification society of consumers.
Strategic session covers everything that you need for your company to have a long term sustainable LSCM. We will give key points of managing successful Supply Chain. All you have to do is set strategic goals for your company. Our company will take the responsibility to guide to you target and give our professional advice.
As a company that has been in the market for 5 years, we are integrating various business projects, communicating with different organizations and conducting business operations. By doing that we have earned a set of knowledges and experience that makes our everyday functions more effective. We are glad to share our knowledge on efficient negotiations, operational management, business administration etc.
Our company is conducting 3 day short courses where everyone that wants to gain knowledge on LSCM can take part. In order to develop the level of Logistics in our country we want to make sure that maximum possible amount of companies are aware of correct methods of managing their companies Supply Chain. Our short courses are based on international experience, on experience of our company represented by our experts, case studies, discussion and interactive games.
As we all know increasing the qualification of each staff member of a company will fairly increases the performance of the whole company. Simple way to do that is to create conditions for employees to grow. As a method we are recommending to invite guest speakers. GTS senior staff are all experienced public speakers across a wide range of topics. At GTS we are focussed on helping people. Helping them improve their businesses, helping them improve their knowledge and helping them improve their careers. So there is no better way for us to do that, than public speaking. All of our senior staff genuinely appreciate the opportunity to share their knowledge with a broader audience. We have subject matter experts on most Supply Chain and Logistics topics and can ensure that your event guests will obtain new valuable knowledge and insights, in a memorable presentation. Our presentations are a blend of stories, case studies and personal experiences that are aimed at imparting the most valuable information in an easy to understand way.
As we all know business administration courses are crucial when it comes to every department that you are managing. In these mini courses our experts will teach you every skill that you need while working in a company or running it. Mini MBA courses comprise of -negotiation skill -prioritizing skills -different types of business models -modern tendencies in business world -developing human capital -time-management etc.
Conducting seminars and conferences such as TTT (training the trainers) is one of the main specialities of our team. We have already successfully held 3 TTT seminars where we invited professors from 13 universities of Kyrgyz Republic and our experts in conjunction with professor from Heriot Watt University and Kuehne Foundation taught basics of LSCM. By doing TTT 1-2 times a year we are aiming to educate population of KR through main facilitators -teachers. After the seminars the participants are successfully integrating the information and the motivation that they gained in their universities and holding 1-3 semester Logistics classes.