Melbourne, FL (PressExposure) January 05, 2014 -- Supply Management expert and author, Dr. Randall M. Mauldin, President of Jack Quinn Solutions, LLC, and a veteran with 20 years in the Marine Corps' supply management and logistics operations will lead seminar on January 23, 2013 at 6:00 pm that discusses Supply Chain Management by the United States Marine Corps during Operation Iraqi Freedom and how the practices used by the Marine Corps in war resemble the supply chain needs of today's companies who believe technology will solve their supply chain problems. From this discussion, participants can learn how private business can implement lessons learned from military operations to be more profitable in a tough economy.
The training, Supply Chain in the Line of Fire, is perfect for you if you are a procurement professional who struggles with being heard by your executives and making your supply chain work in a way that is predictable and profitable.
"I am excited to come to South Florida to present the successes and failures of the Marine Corps supply chain during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Today's supply chain relies on technology for optimization. During the event, we will talk about lessons learned to show the right way and the wrong way to implement technology and what to do when technology fails." said author Dr. Mauldin.
Supply Chain in the Line of Fire is a presentation that shares with participants how the United States Marine Corps adapted in an uncertain environment to accomplish goals of the operation. Specifically, Dr. Mauldin will share lessons learned such as ...
1) How to use technology to run your supply chain and enforce supply chain discipline with a warning that automated systems are only as good as the data available and the abilities of people to manage it.
2) How to reduce excess inventory by choosing the correct metrics for your supply chain and standardizing the metrics for everyone to include your executives, operations managers, and vendors.
3) How 2-phased planning process will increase supply chain success by mapping the critical parts of the supply chain and collecting data for continuous improvement.
The training is based on the newly released Kindle book, Supply Chain Management by the United States Marine Corps during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The book offers simple, but essential, tips for managing your supply chain and implementing simple supply management procedures that make the purchasing activities of your business easy to implement and manage.
Register at http://www.ismsfl.org or call 877-680-0494.
Dr. Randall Mauldin is President of Jack Quinn Solutions, LLC, and a veteran with 20 years in the Marine Corps' supply management and logistics operations. From 20 years' experience in the United States Marine Corps managing all aspects of the supply chain, from procurement to logistics to customer service, Dr. Mauldin understands the value of supply chain management as a strategic part of business operations and how well you spend your money will determine your success or failure. He conducts "boot camps" for supply chain professionals who seek the Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) certification by ISM. His training sessions for ISM South Florida last year were well-received, and are scheduled to be repeated in March, 2014. For more information visit http://www.cpsmtraining.com