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Supply Chain Innovations Today is providing the Supply Chain and Logistics Workshops for the Southern Alleghenies Workforce Investment Board’s Jobs 1st Training Program.


To meet the constantly changing and demanding competitive forces in today’s global markets businesses must not only master the basics of marketing and financial management, but learn how to manage their supply chain operations, including inventory management and warehouse operations. A strong training program will provide the necessary background and tools to enable firms to manage their inventory, their relationships with their customers and suppliers, and meet customers’ demands while maintaining a profitable operation. This program will help small and medium-sized businesses in the Alleghenies become more competitive on a global scale through the reduction in operating costs associated with supply chain management.

This 2 day workshop will include:

  • An overview of supply chain management; definitions, relationship to business outcomes, and best practices
  • An understanding of key concepts and principles of supply chain management; forecasting, inventory, transportation, lead-time, metrics, and collaboration, demand planning
  • An overview of cycle counting techniques; ABC analysis, physical/100% counts vs cycle counting strategies, reasons for cycle counts, and categorizing inventory for efficiencies
  • Introduction to technological methods of inventory management and inventory; barcoding and RFID, technology and impact on inventory accuracy
  • Performance measurement; value of metrics, goal determination, leading/lagging indicators, “Good” vs “Bad” metrics
  • Techniques for enhancing warehouse efficiencies; facility layout, technology, flow, control of access


County Date Location
May 13th &14th
Bedford County Development Association (BCDA)
Blair March 31st & April 1st Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission
Cambria Jun 17th & 18th JARI Center
Fulton March 4th & 5th Fulton County Library
Huntingdon April 15th & 16th Sill Business Incubator / JCEL
Somerset April 29th & 30th Somerset Campus Allegany College of Maryland (ACM)

Click HERE or on the “Registration” tab above to register for the course.  The $122 registration fee includes 13 hours of training and 2 lunches.  The fee will be payable upon registration.  This low rate is made possible through a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

NOTE: Attendees must be employees of and sponsored by a business located in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon or Somerset Counties.

If you are not in this region, contact us directly to learn how you can have this workshop delivered in your area.

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For Admission
  • Starts : 17 June, 2016
  • Duration : 2 days
  • Instructors : Steve Brady