Aviation Preparatory Operations Management, Strategic Logistics & Effective Supply Chain

Aviation Preparatory Operations Management, Strategic Logistics & Effective Supply Chain

Date: From 13 To 23 Nov. /2016/

Location: Jakarta

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Course Overview

The Aviation Preparatory Operations Management, Strategic Logistics & Effective Supply Chain training course fully covers the role and impact of Logistics and Supply Chain Management affecting an Aviation organization through the understanding of Supplier Management in Purchasing, Aviation Transportation Models, and Inventory Models from a cost efficient and optimization perspective and effective perspective, also this course cover the Planning for Strategic and effective Aviation Supply Chain Management. .

This highly interactive advanced training course is designed for the course delegates to practice and develop key facets of advanced logistics and materials management which will enable delegates to strategically manage international shipping systems and inventory. Examples of global best practice are delivered throughout the training course to enable delegates to fully embed the learning in order that they can apply within their roles upon returning to their work following the course.


Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to systematically analyse operational and supply chain strategies in the light of the emerging supply chain frameworks and business models;
  • Develop business, operations and supply chain management strategies using strategic alignment model;
  • Effectively apply the alignment model and assess the strategic needs of business and supply chain networks;
  • Evaluate emerging operations initiatives for supply chain collaboration and their strategic implication;
  • Integrate organisational changes related to supply chain strategy implementation;
  • Build effective informal collaboration skills with others through project work, in culturally, and linguistically diverse contexts.
  • Appreciate the implication of the impacts of logistics & materials management and purchasing functions both internally and external to the organization
  • Apply the concepts of international logistics/freight procedures & documentation
  • Appreciate the importance of effective resources planning
  • Learn how to effectively manage inventory utilizing selective inventory strategic policies
  • To appreciate the impact of supply chain and inventory upon the profitability of the organization
  • apply category management thinking
  • understand and apply: MRP, JIT, Kaizen, Kanban strategies
  • effectively optimise resource planning and overall efficiency
  • establish effective inventory management controls
  • appreciate the importance of audit trails and transparency
  • apply risk management techniques to supply chain and inventory management
  • take away specific action plans to further develop their role and organizational benefit


Who Should Attend

  • Senior and mid-level managers and consultants responsible for domestic and international supply chain and Aviation logistics operation systems
  • Aviation Operations, purchasing, inventory control and transportation managers who want to ensure high customer service levels, low system-wide costs and smooth production with as little inventory as possible
  • Managers who want to gain a deeper understanding of the role supply chains play in a company’s overall business strategy


Course Outline

Day 1:

  • Introduction to Aviation Warehousing Management
  • Objectives of warehousing
  • The modern warehouse
  • The warehousing cycle
  • Problems and challenges in warehousing
  • Warehousing and inventory costs
  • Customer service in warehousing
  • Inventory Classification and Record Accuracy
  • Types of inventory
  • The ABC classification
  • Uses of the ABC classification
  • Inventory record accuracy
  • Reasons for poor accuracy
  • Periodic and cycle counting
  • Systems and methodology of counting
  • Knowing what is inside the warehouse
  • Knowing how much is inside the warehouse
  • Storage and Material Handling Systems
  • Layout of the warehouse
  • Size and shape of the warehouse
  • Storage utilization and organization
  • Types of storage systems
  • Fixed versus random location
  • Material handling equipment
  • Material handling equipment checklist
  • Improving the receiving/issuing material operations


 Day 2:

  • Role and importance of supply chain
  • Overview of supply chain functions within the organisation
  • Supply chain structures and reporting
  • The supply chain Compass – strategic assessment & improvement toolkit
  • Engaging with stakeholders



  • Aviation Procurement – the gateway to the supply chain
  • Defining the role and responsibilities of the procurement function
  • Spend area analysis – strategic v tactical
  • Whole life cost analysis
  • Defining organisational standards for optimum efficiency within the supply chain – including bar-coding, RFID, pack size
  • Supplier contract management – contracting with the supply chain in mind (full templates will be provided to enable delegates to measure and manage: contracts, service and quality levels, spend and volumetric)
  • Global standards


  • Aviation Strategic Logistics
  • Defining the role and responsibilities of the logistics function
  • Utilizing the supply chain compass within logistics
  • Establishing optimized logistics – journey planning, use of technology
  • Hub strategies
  • Multi modal logistics – opportunities and challenges within shipping, road, air, rail
  • Environmental management and contribution opportunities


  • The strategic warehouse
  • Defining the role and responsibilities of the warehouse function
  • Utilizing the supply chain compass within the warehouse
  • Space allocation and product driven category management strategies
  • Inventory management strategies – including optimum stock levels, obsolete/slow moving stock
  • Effective forecasting and planning


 Day 3:

The Role of Aviation Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Modern Businesses, Supply Chain Management Models and new trends.


  • Evaluate logistics role in the current Aviation business process
  • The evolution of Supply Chain management and Supply Chain dynamics
  • The application of a Supply Chain approach
  • How to use and apply the Supply Chain Aviation Operations Reference Model (SCOR)
  • Identifying Supply Chain Instabilities and Risks
  • Internal supply chain risks
  • PESTLE risks
  • Inventory risks
  • Disruption risks
  • Security risks
  • Procurement risks


Day 4:

  • Linking Strategies and Improvement in Cost and Productivity in Procurement
  • To ensure that the procurement strategies are in harmony with the time-scales and strategic objectives of the corporate plan
  • Examine decision factors that will particularly impact sound purchasing techniques affecting the bottom line
  • Analyze ‘contract strategies’, ‘category plans’, ‘procurement strategies’ and ‘commodity strategies’ which are critical to the overall procurement strategy
  • Developing Spend Analysis for establishing purchase prices index
  • Examine the Total Cost of Ownership
  • Analyze Supplier portfolio and classification utilizing and applying Kraljic’s Matric and Porter’s 5 Forces
  • Formulate, plan and organise Strategic purchasing plans
  • Illustrate the effective order-cycle and lead-time effect on Purchasing
  • Plan and organise for negotiations


Day 5:

Strategic Aviation  Supply in Materials Management

  • Apply the role of Materials Management in the proper tracking of different goods within an organization which represent a direct financial value for a business
  • Distinguish Quality control, ensuring products are of high and consistent value, which is a major part of materials management
  • Understanding of the Hybrid strategy relative emphasis map
  • Illustrate how Shrinkage can be reduced through effective inventory
  • Formulate, plan and organize formal procedures for making stock decisions
  • Explain, discuss and review safety stock levels and order points
  • Apply and improve min/max systems and settings
  • Using material forecasts
  • Cataloguing materials for effective buying process
  • Developing Bills of Material for effective parts management


Day 6:

  • Effective Inventory Planning and Control
  • Show that Inventory management and supply chain management are the backbone of any business operations
  • Appreciate that Inventory management requires constant and careful evaluation of external and internal factors and control through planning and review
  • Understand Enhanced customer service concepts where manufacturers agree to manage and hold inventories at their customers end and thereby effect Just In Time deliveries
  • Understand the policies of VMI – Vendor Managed Inventory, JIT – Just In Time and ECR – Efficient consumer response
  • Setting comprehensive inventory goals and objective
  • Effecting a rationalization strategy
  • Calculating and evaluating carrying costs and economic order quantity theory
  • Establishing a Strategic Focus with Pareto Analysis on Cost
  • Improving material identification and coding
  • Creating best practices in the physical control of materials
  • Measuring record accuracy and improving cycle counting systems


Day 7:

  • Tactical and Operational Approaches in Aviation Transportation Economics
  • Appreciate that a key ingredient to successful tactical planning in a logistics network is the efficient consolidation of material flows
  • Identify the interplay between inventory cost and different transport tariffs necessitates a notion of time in planning in operation. The goal in tactical optimization is a cyclic pattern of deliveries and inventory consumption.
  • Distinguish that tactical logistics network optimization describes the paths each commodity takes through the network from its sources to the point of consumption
  • Apply the Role of Transportation in Logistics to the organization
  • Identify and recognize Transportation Management Strategic Key Decisions
  • Explain, discuss and review the types of mode and inter modal systems
  • Show and illustrate the International Commercial Terms in transportation and the liabilities
  • Identify and review Hazardous materials transportation


Day 8:

  • Inventory cost reduction techniques
  • Establishing strategic inventory cost reduction – step targeting + continuous improvement
  • Implementing leading edge strategies – MRP, JIT, Kaizen, and Kanban
  • Obsolete & surplus stock management – establishing data driven business cases
  • Establishing key cost reduction enablers within the supply chain – pack sizing, identification criteria, process cost reduction
  • Effectively managing inventory risk
  • Performance management
  • Establishing key performance metrics – Operational, Financial, Compliance, and Environmental
  • Effective KPI reporting
  • Engaging staff colleagues in progress reporting – including cascading, visuals, team motivation
  • The effective inventory specialist
  • Delegate action planning – participants will create specific departmental and individual action plans to implement the learning outcomes from the course


Day 9:

  • Supply Chain Network Design
  • Identify trade-offs in supply chain network design
  • Discuss approaches to account for uncertainty and risk when designing networks
  • Supply Chain Coordination and Integration
  • Discuss causes of information distortion in the supply chain
  • Identify suitable countermeasures to coordinate the supply chain


Day 10:

  • Managing Risk in a Global Aviation Supply Chain
  • Analyze sources of supply chain risk and explore strategies to help mitigate risk
  • Incorporate reputation risk into supply chain design
  • Modern issues in Supply Chain Management
  • Workshop and case study’s
  • Exam for Candidate + Certificate