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Leadership and Management

Webinar: 3 Practical Ideas to Reduce Inventory

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July 18, 2017

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60 min

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As our supply chains continue to get more global and more complex and the software continues to get more and more sophisticated, it is very easy to fall-in-love with Technology. However, there are tried and true practices that still apply in even the most sophisticated situations. Join us for a 1-hour webinar to talk about 3 important topics that too many companies aren't doing that will help them reduce the cost of inventory and improve their warehouse and supply chain performance. Our conversation will focus on 3 areas:

1. Optimize inventory locations based on value and touches
2. Spending money on counting very low-value inventory
3. Implementing Kanban

Reasons to attend the webinar
  • Save your operation money & space

  • Improve your operation's flexibility

  • Drive an effective spirit of improvement in your team

Speakers:
APICS Southeast District
Scott Luton, Staff Member
Scott Luton serves as Managing Partner for TalentStream and is a member of the ownership group. He brings more than 15 years of general management and business development experience to TalentStream. After graduating from the University of South Carolina in 2000, he began his career as a database analyst in the United States Air Force. Luton later joined EmployBridge – a national specialty staffing provider based in Atlanta – where he was named to the President’s Club in 2007 and 2008. He has held leadership roles including Vice President of Business Development for Definity Partners and Director of Sales for Clairon Metals Corporation. More recently, Luton founded Riverwood Associates in 2013, a leading process improvement consulting and training firm in the Southeast. He formerly served as President of APICS Atlanta and currently is a member of APICS Southeast District Staff. A certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional, Luton also maintains active membership in the Association for Manufacturing Excellence, the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance, the Transportation Club of Atlanta and SHRM Greenville.
The Effective Syndicate
Beau Groover, President & Founder
About the presenter: Beau Groover has been working with manufacturing and operations-focused organizations for over 20 years, primarily focused on developing bullet-proof processes and teams that are built to win. Beau has helped organizations save millions of dollars while also improving those companies’ customer experiences and building high-performing teams that continue to drive the business forward. He has developed his approach and strategy over years of working with some of the biggest companies in multiple levels within the organizations, including The Coca-Cola Company, Nordson Corporation, and Westrock (formerly RockTenn). Just prior to launching The Effective Syndicate in 2015, Beau served as the Director of Lean Supply Chain at Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC. Beau also currently serves as an Advisory Board Member with TalentStream. Learn more about The Effective Syndicate at: www.theeffectivesyndicate.com

Supply Chain Now Radio (SCNR) brings leaders & practitioners together to share best practices and to discuss the key challenges impacting end-to-end Supply Chain Management today. SCNR’s podcasts and webinars have been downloaded over 5 million times since May 2017. Our podcasts peaked at #14 on ... Read More

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