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Strategic Supply Stream - Developing perspective- C-TPAT, ISA, Trusted Trader SRM/SSRM: 2-Day In-person Seminar

Ric Carter, Logistics / Transportation / Import-Export Compliance
Anaheim, CA
| Thursday, November 3, 2016 | Friday, November 4, 2016

Course Description:

Rigidity is the enemy of any supply line. We must maintain fluidity in the motion of logistics. This training will provide valuable information on both hard and soft processes that can be adopted that will result in an improved supply stream that is both strong and flexible.

We will consider processes that harden the exterior surface against outside forces. We will also look at the application of completely different processes that cause the interior composition to be more flexible, pliable, and at the same time resilient.

A New Perspective:

The Hard Exterior: C-TPAT, ISA, Trusted Trader

The C-TPAT program was specifically designed to harden the exterior of your supply stream against physical threats, as well as addressing trade compliance and enforcement. It is a top to bottom approach to security that provides measurable, repeatable action driven initiatives that combine elements of compliance that, hopefully, also yield trade advantages for its participants.

US law makers have challenged US Customs & Border Protection to expand the 12,000 membership of C-TPAT to some 40,000 certified participants as quickly as possible. The C-TPAT/ISA/Trusted Trader initiatives are well on the way to yielding precisely what the developers are hoping for. However, I believe this is only half of what is needed by the global supply stream. The other half of the answer lies in:

The Pliable Interior: SRM/SSRM

Supplier Relationship Management/Strategic Supplier Relationship Management are precisely some of the elements that are required to bring together the flexible elements of your supply stream. SRM/SSRM matches the decision makers for the customer as well as the supplier (at every level). Customers with their counter parts in the supplier roles to insure that:

Seminar Fee Includes:

AM-PM Tea/Coffee
Seminar Material
USB with seminar presentation
Hard copy of presentation
Attendance Certificate
$100 Gift Cert for next seminar

  • Every decision maker level is matched, customer and supplier.
  • Every decision maker role is matched, customer and supplier.
  • Everyone uses common communication tools.
  • Decision makers act as the result of decisions agreed upon with their counter parts.
  • Commitment to communication is paramount.

Learning Objectives:

  • Building a supply stream profile
  • Identifying supply stream flow restrictors (risk assessment).
  • How to apply C-TPAT elements to your business to determine what works for you.
  • Examples of how to assimilate government mandated compliance requirements with profit yielding supplier management elements.
  • Learn how to manage risk toward forward momentum.
  • Why and how to us Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) as a measurement of the Supply Stream.

Areas Covered:

  • Brief history of global trade
  • Risk management and security in the supply stream
  • Technology in the supply stream.
  • Concept of supply chain/supply stream post 9-11.
  • C-TPAT/ISA/Trusted Trader initiatives and why they are a positive tool.
  • Overview of Supplier and Strategic Supplier Relationship Management (SRM/SSRM)
  • Process transparency and Shipping Event Management tools (EM/SEM).
  • Evolution of best practices in supply stream costing.
  • Supply stream core value triangle
  • The future of global supply stream management

Who will Benefit:

Those who would benefit from this knowledge are all professionals who work in the supply stream organization, which includes:

  • Purchasing/Procurement
  • Engineering
  • Process Control
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Safety/Environmental
  • Logistics
  • Warehousing
  • Transportation
  • Import/Export
  • Freight
  • Shipping

Topic Background:

IThe concept of supply chain changed forever on September 11, 2001. The entire encyclopedia of knowledge regarding the priorities of supply chain had to be rewritten. Things would never be the same again. Security took on a new urgency never before imagined. As a result of those events, the entire industrialized world has been pressed to adopt what is now the maelstrom of this new global supply chain. Almost immediately the conversation turned toward finding ways to hardened our supply chain so that it is less vulnerable to negative forces. To the threats of terrorism have now been added open seas piracy, and the ever present threats of natural disasters, port delays, transportation capacity, resource limitations, and the list goes on. And to undermine any trust that may remain, there is the ever moving target of “E” terrorism. This newest threat of losing an entire trove of intellectual property is as real now as a ticking bomb.

We hear new terminologies to describe negative phenomenon in the supply chain. Terminologies like value leakage and supply chain fractures. These may be pointing to a condition that is less favorable than many realize. These kinds of descriptive assessments may indicate that the current vision of the supply chain has become too inflexible. In an effort to make our supply lines less vulnerable and more robust, we may be tempering too much rigidity into their construction.

It may be time to challenge our perspective of the flow element of logistics. A hardened supply chain is inherently more susceptible to exterior traumatic forces than a more pliable supply stream. It may be time to propose that the “supply chain” be looked upon now as the “supply stream”. In the constant flux of modern global trade, the traditional straight line to connect two points may result in abject failure.

Course Outline:

Day One (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM) Day Two (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM)

Registration Process: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Session Start Time: 9:00 AM

Strategic Supply Stream

9:00 – 10:00

  • Anatomy of global trade
  • Understanding the significance of trade
  • Trade Milestones

10:00 – 11:00 Post 9-11 Global Trade

  • The government steps in
  • The chain gets heavy
  • Where are Supply Chain Managers becoming?
  • Rethinking your role

11:00 – 12:00 Elements of Supply Stream

  • The moving parts
  • Ownership
  • The Value Stream
  • The Value Pyramid

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 C-TPAT

  • What is C-TPAT?
  • Am I a candidate for C-TPAT certification?
  • Do I have to be an expert?
  • What will C-TPAT do for me?

2:30 -2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:45 ISA/Trusted Trader

  • What is ISA?
  • What is Trusted Trader?
  • Am I a candidate for Trusted Trader certification?
  • C-TPAT or Trusted Trader?

3:45 – 4:30 Q&A

8:30 - 9:00 Meet & Greet

9:00 – 10:00 Risk Management

  • A Parallax View
  • Embracing Risk
  • Risk and ROI
  • Leveraging Risk
  • Why does a car need brakes?

10:00 – 11:00 Supplier Relationship Management

  • The Value of Transparency
  • Sharing the risk
  • Management by Intent
  • Awarding Trust
  • Celebrating Relationships

11:00 – 12:00 Knowing Your Landscape

  • Profiling Your Freight
  • Understanding the Rules
  • How Carriers See Your Freight
  • Cubic Density Rule

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:30

  • The Right Service Partners
  • Core Competencies
  • LTL or TL?
  • Regional or National?
  • Keeping It Simple

2:30 – 2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:30

  • Review

3:30 – 4:30

  • Q&A

Meet Your Instructor

Ric Carter
Logistics / Transportation / Import-Export Compliance

25+ years of experience in Logistics/Transportation/Manufacturing. Import Export Compliance.

15+ years of SCM experience in inventory procurement control and warehouse replenishment. This includes working with numerous ERP/MRP systems to include IBM AS400, Oracle based JD Edwards, Syteline and SAP. I have implemented ground-up inventory control processes to include annual physical inventories, as well as cycle count processes to achieve inventory exemption.

I have 20 plus years of valuable experience in the administration and execution of compliance activities driven by various charter mandates of the US CFR. In particular, the EAR (Export Administration Regulation), which regulates all levels of foreign trade. I also have experience in the administration of compliance requirements of US DOT, IMDG, and IATA.

In addition, I have considerable experience in the execution and administration of annual purchase contracts for all levels of foreign, and domestic transportation services with regard to parcel, TL, LTL, intermodal, air, and sea carriers. I served in parallel as Facilities Manager where I over saw all physical plant operations, as well as manufacturing process support and HAZMAT training.

I am a quick start in picking up new compliance requirements, and with great anticipation I look forward to the opportunity to add my energy and experience to the team.

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