Project Logistics (for New Projects and Modifications)

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Frequent case – logistics complains to Project Manager, Project Manager considers logistics to be the weakest link of the project “chain”. Who is right?

The required competences for the Project Logistics differ a lot from the competences for the Mass production logistics specialist, even if those responsibilities are often cumulated and serial logistics also launches new projects. When he or she has time to do it. The knowledge of project management basics, milestones, understanding and planning of logistics activities, efficient internal (within the project team) and external (customer/suppliers) communication are all necessary skills for project logistics. At the same time the training module offers to the Project Managers understanding what is it really – Logistics.

Your needs are:

  • Manage the logistics before project SOP in an efficient way
  • Avoid today’s issues on projects (missing information, late EDI approval, missing packaging, components, many modifications poorly managed, communication issues, …)
  • Propose and implement a robust project logistics management
  • Have enough time on project logistics and measure it
  • Hand over the project logistics to the mass production team according to their expectations
  • Fulfill expectations of the customer and Project Manager

Target group:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Logistics
  • Serial Logistics
  • Project Team Members

Training content:

  • Principles of project management in the automotive industry
  • Basic project management tools impacting logistics
  • Standard logistics tasks on an automotive project
  • Planning of logistics tasks on the project according to customer requirements
  • Planning of logistics resources (man-hours) and cost
  • Communication on the project
  • Logistics controlling
  • Process of project logistics handover to the mass production team and necessary documentation & information
  • End of project for project logistics

Duration: 2 days

In case of 2 or more participants from the same plant offer 10% discount on the second and all other participants. Refreshment and lunch are included in the training price.