Implementing a Warehouse Management System (WMS)

Workshop Date: 2018-03-23

Warehouse Management is no longer confined to the traditional role of receiving and storing goods, reducing damages and losses, and having accurate inventory counts.

Improvements in technology and more demanding customers are forcing companies to radically change the role of Warehouse Management to that of increasing sales and driving growth. Record high sales orders and high product availability do not result in great performance if the company cannot ship the products. The current mantra in most organizations is Save the Sale.

As many executives lamented:

 "It takes us 5 to 8 days to deliver complete orders to our customers"

 "We lost more than a month's worth of sales last year, as orders were not delivered"

 "We do not know if we can ship current orders; we have no idea what our warehouse capacity is."


Workshop Overview

The workshop is designed for organizations who envision more efficient and responsive warehouse operations, or are in the process of planning/implementing a Warehouse Management System (WMS). A manual/spreadsheet-based system can no longer cope with the speed and complexity of running day-to-day warehouse operations, and in many organizations, company leadership has recognized the need for a new system to run the warehouse operations. On the other hand, some companies who ventured into WMS implementations ran into some critical issues, such as:

 "Our warehouse personnel were not involved, as they were busy shipping the orders."

 "It was too complicated."

 "We thought it was an IT project."

Workshop Objectives

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe critical steps in implementing an effective Warehouse Management System (WMS)
  2. Learn Cost and Benefit Calculation and WMS Project Justification
  3. Explain the new role Warehouse Management plays in meeting Sales and Volume objectives
  4. Understand different Warehouse Management processes and performance measures
  5. Understand different issues in implementing WMS and how to address them

Who should attend?

Supply Chain Directors, Materials Managers, Supply Chain Managers, Warehouse Managers, Inventory Control Managers, IT Directors/Managers, Materials Planning Managers

Your Speaker/Workshop Facilitator

Mr. Jovy Jader is presently a Partner of Prosults Consulting LLP. Prosults Consulting LLP is a management consulting firm helping companies design and implement business improvement projects, and has helped client companies improve cost, reduce working capital/inventory, increase revenues, and improve delivery performance. Prosults' clients include multinational companies in the food, pharmaceutical, consumer goods, energy, and export industries. Other clients include domestic enterprises which are leaders in their respective industries.

He is the author of Speed Kills...Your Competition "Driving Growth Through Supply Chain Excellence", and has been a regular contributor to BusinessWorld with his monthly column, Eliminate, Simplify, Integrate, sharing his insights and experience in various supply chain management and business improvement topics.

Mr. Jader was previously connected with Procter & Gamble Philippines and PriceWaterhouseCoopers Consulting (formerly Coopers & Lybrand), assisting companies across Asia in Supply Chain Management improvement projects.

Workshop Details

Location: Seda Vertis North, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Date and Time: March 23, 2018 (Friday), 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop Fee:
Early bird rate ― US $ 250.00 per participant for payment received on or before March 5, 2018
Regular rate ― US $ 350.00 per participant

Fee covers full course materials, refreshments and lunch.

Payable to: Prosults Consulting LLP

Account name: PROSULTS CONSULTING LLP
Account number: 019-903996-4
Development Bank Of Singapore (DBS)
Bank code: 7171
Swift code: DBSSSGSG

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