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This accelerated learning boot camp covers 2.5 days of instructor lead facilitation and is designed to cover key learning points of the CSCP learning system. The learning system content is included in the course. This boot camp is beneficial for the self-study learner planning to take the APICS CSCP certification exam.Find out more »
As supply chain executives become more instrumental in supporting long-term strategic objectives for their firms, they need to complement traditional SC operational knowledge with a more strategic view of their role in delivering aligned results to the business. This course addresses this requirement by exposing and explaining to supply chain leaders different lenses of strategic planning applied to SCM and the specific implications on SC operations. During the course, attendees will have several opportunities to assess their current supply chain…Find out more »
Essential Principles of Negotiations will increase the participants' understanding of negotiation influence and strengthen preparation, planning and execution activities involved with both simple and complex negotiations. The program includes industry techniques and tools for traditional supplier negotiations, as well as tips for internal cross-functional leadership. Participants will walk away from the course with a standard industry and customized individual experience which includes their personal Negotiation Style “DNA” to help them embrace their own natural tendencies and strengths. The program includes…Find out more »
This course will demonstrate how warehouse operations are a key enabler to a successful supply chain implementation and the starting point for a transformation. It is critical to manage safety, quality and efficiency. Learn to leverage the lean supply chain modifications to improve customer responsiveness and reduce operating costs and in doing so contributing to a supply chain that creates a competitive advantage for a company. To accomplish this goal, we must bring lean principles into the warehouse and distribution…Find out more »
Bid Package Development and Supplier Selection is designed to deepen participants' knowledge base of core activities in the procurement & supply management function. The program covers the sourcing process, specifications gathering, common bid package alternatives, cross-functional collaboration and supplier evaluation & selection. Participants will walk away ready to develop bid packages more thoroughly to help drive sourcing decisions for their organizations. This "hands on" delivery focuses on the professional serving as the main liaison between the buying organization and the…Find out more »
Contracting Excellence provides participants with a holistic and integrated understanding of contract law, contract types, key industry standard contract terms, and contract structure to improve their confidence when creating or modifying contract documents. The program is geared to reinforce standards of excellence for professionals who are responsible for delivering contractual agreements and mitigating financial risk for their organization. The course will also be offered at the Georgia Tech Savannah Campus on March 26 and 27, 2019Find out more »
Join fellow chamber members, state leaders and key stakeholders at the annual State of the Port Luncheon as we examine the critical role our ports -- and more specifically, the Brunswick port -- play in our local and state economy. GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the latest update on the Port of Brunswick.Find out more »
A cocktail reception for Atlas Bank hosted by Panama Gateway International Association. The event sponsor, Atlas Bank (Panama) S.A., and a partner from the law firm Icaza, Gonzalez-Ruiz & Aleman, will give presentations.Find out more »
This workshop provides an introduction to the field of material handling, including systems analysis, equipment selection, and the relationship of material handling to other activities and operations of the industrial plant or warehouse. It is also an excellent refresher course for those who want an update on the latest trends. You will learn how to plan and analyze material handling systems; how to improve material handling operations; and when to apply material handling automation. Key features are case examples and…Find out more »
Supply Chain Management projects can span a wide range of project types including supply chain strategy, network analysis, facility design build, supply chain technology selection and implementation, and continuous process improvement initiatives. This course provides an overview of project management methodologies as applied in the supply chain environment. Class discussion and projects provide an understanding of how fundamental project management approaches and industry best practices can be used to effectively manage the complexities. Supply chain projects typically require managing resources, stakeholder…Find out more »
World FZO to meet in Cartagena May 3-5
The World FZO has posted video showing the best moments of the 3rd Annual International Conference & Exhibition (AICE) held May 3-5 in Cartagena, Colombia..
The annual conference is the largest interactive gathering of Free Zone professionals and experts across the globe and features the world’s leading economic experts, academics, government officials, and policy makers. A hallmark of the annual meeting is the sharing of the latest research, insights and analysis of the increased relevance, importance, and impact of Free Zones on the global economic landscape. This year’s event attracted 900 worldwide attendees who exchanged ideas about developing a vision for the Free Zone of the future.
Registration included entry to the three-day conference and exhibition, including site tours, access to all keynote and panel discussions, workshop sessions, lunches, refreshments plus dinner and drinks during both the gala dinner and networking reception. Attendees also engaged with 30-plus sponsors and exhibitors who provided solutions tailored to tomorrow’s Free Zones, were inspired by sessions filled with insight on the future of Free Zones and joined in networking opportunities with the leading global Free Zones.
For more information, download the event app.