In an environment as dynamic and complex as supply chain management, it is imperative
for supply chain professionals to keep in touch with industry trends, best practices
and technological advancements in order to maintain an optimal and competitive supply
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to the logistics and supply chain industry. Our focus is to provide executives with
tailored business platforms that allow them to keep informed and up-to-date with
the latest industry trends. Our workshops, conferences and roundtables bring together
industry experts and seasoned practitioners to share their knowledge, experience
and insight in interactive learning environments.
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focus on sharing fresh perspectives and practical solutions to the business challenges
that supply chain executives encounter daily.
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MASTERCLASS: OPTIMISING DISTRIBUTION OPERATIONS THROUGH EFFECTIVE TRANSPORT PLANNING
21 June 2016
Premier Hotel OR Tambo, Johannesburg
competitive pressures have never been more intense - and customers have never
been more demanding. It’s therefore vital to conduct efficient and
cost-effective distribution in order to reduce operating costs, maintain
desired customer service levels, protect profit margins and sustain growth in
today’s highly competitive marketplace.
In this workshop
the presenters will share the experience of fifteen years of research, consulting,
creating and implementing distribution optimisations systems in multiple
environments. They will discuss strategic and tactical planning of distribution
networks, the algorithmic complexity and its rewards, the basics of data
maintenance, the real world operational issues of implementing these systems,
and what are the new disruptive technologies and trends that are coming that will
make us rethink it all again.
The content is a
combination of best practices, proven methodologies, insight and valuable
perspectives from recognised industry experts in the field of distribution