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PDM - Inventory: Damned if you have it, Damned if you don't

May 23, 2019
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

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APICS Chapter Office - Conference Centre
1370 Don Mills Road
Toronto, M3B 3N7

Many companies are stuck between a CFO who thinks inventory is costing too much and sales teams that never seem to have enough.

There is a scientific basis to managing your inventory that must be understood.

But now there are many innovative approaches from solution vendors. Which one is right for you?

This session will lay out the considerations for robust inventory management and provide highlights of leading solutions: why they are different and where they excel.

About the presenter

Nick Seiersen has helped organizations across 3 continents in 4 languages squeeze costs and capital out of their supply chains. From consumer goods and retail to industrial equipment and spares, he has helped define and implement the right network configurations and appropriate inventory deployment strategies.

Nick is an alumnus of leading consulting firms Proudfoot, AT Kearney, KPMG/BearingPoint. He has also been directly responsible for inventory management & deployment in retail (Auchan) and mining (KGHM).

Among his numerous publications is his recent book “The Right Deal with the Right Supplier,” and an upcoming article in SCM Now Magazine.

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6:15 - 6:45 Registration and Networking
6:45 - 8:00 Presentation