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In this one-day workshop, gain access to insight and supply chain management expertise to learn, assess, and strategize your company's future supply chain management strategy. Learn to take charge of what you can control within your organization to keep your supply chain management strategy (SCM) sound.
The workshop begins with a morning session focused on supply chain fundamentals like SCM proficiency, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), TCO Strategic Reduction, SCM Risk Management, and Contracting and Negotiation Tactics. The afternoon features hands-on guidance in assessing your business and developing a supply chain roadmap. You’ll leave with an assessment of your supply chain strategies, metrics on where you want to target improvement strategies, programs, and plans for making your SCM stronger in your company, no matter the size.
How to reduce your cost of ownership all the way to shipping
How your supply chain truly impacts your bottom-line costs and top-line revenue
Knowledge of your supply chain complexity and key areas of improvement
How to properly manage your own material in your own walls
How your SCM strategy can drive a competitive advantage for your company
Who Should Attend
Anyone involved in supply chain-related duties and decisions
Anthony Russo, Business Excellence Group + TradeHub International
Anthony has spent over fifteen years helping companies establish sourcing and sales relationships around the world. He currently focuses on creating import/export strategies for companies entering new markets. He has partnered with Overseas American Chambers of Commerce, Universities, World Trade Centers, Governments and Associations. He has held the titles of Director of Education and Trade Services for the South Carolina World Trade Center, Director of Trade Services for the World Trade Centers Association in New York, Director of Trade Service for the World Trade Center Denver, President of THI Mexico, and International Sales Manager for a number of clients. Mr. Russo is considered a subject matter expert for international business and trade.
With the goal of growing and promoting the state’s manufacturing industry, South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology Solutions (SDMTS) was established in 2010 as a Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) center.
MEP is a national network focused on assisting small to medium-sized manufacturing companies. Each state has its own affiliate staffed with experienced business advisers and a variety of resources to drive success for manufacturers at all stages of growth.
Resources and advising are available from SDMTS on an array of topics including lean, quality, employee leadership, finance, workforce development, operations, supply chain, sales and marketing, and automation.
SDMTS’ main office is located in Sioux Falls with satellite locations in Rapid City, Watertown, and Aberdeen. The mission of SDMTS is to help our SD manufacturers prosper and grow.