Seminar Highlights Supply-Chain Optimization

Jan. 13, 2005
Strategies to optimize the lean supply chain will be the focus of the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) March 11-12 seminar in Las Vegas. The course, "Cost-Effective Supply Chain Management," will help attendees identify key competencies and ...

Strategies to optimize the lean supply chain will be the focus of the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) March 11-12 seminar in Las Vegas. The course, "Cost-Effective Supply Chain Management," will help attendees identify key competencies and weaknesses across their supply chain; discuss and apply the principles of lean thinking; develop sourcing and contracting strategies; streamline the make-versus-buy decision; and develop methods for measuring supply-chain performance for continuous improvement. The seminar includes interactive exercises to help purchasing professionals learn how to eliminate waste from a global supply chain. Attendees will earn 14 continuing education hours. For additional information about the event, visit the ISM Web site at www.ism.ws.

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