A thoroughly professional, well written, expertly delivered course. Beverly Baldwin | Ministry of Defence | Effective Expediting Course

Effective Expediting

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A two day course

Intended for personnel within the supply chain with direct or delegated responsibility for ensuring that materials, equipment and services are available on time and with the least cost incurred.


The critical requirement of on-time delivery each and every time and the serious consequences to a business of supplier failure are plainly made clear. The importance of expediting is emphasised and techniques are provided to monitor, control and improve supplier on-time delivery. These include methods to apply pressure to suppliers to ensure they fulfil their obligations and how to deal with unacceptable performance. Attendees will leave motivated and confident to positively manage delivery and other crucial aspects of supplier performance.

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Fee | £645.00 + VAT

Fee includes all tuition, comprehensive course notes and information hand-outs, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch.

Dates | Two day course

Next course:

Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th July 2021


Doncaster Racecourse Exhibition and Conference Centre, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6BB

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Course Overview

Necessity & Importance of Expediting : Critical Business Activity, The Three 'P's for Sucessfull Expediting

Getting On Time Delivery : Holding People to Account, Developing Assertiveness

Expediting Different Types of Product : Stock items, One-offs, Long Lead Items

Expediting Systems : Essential Elements, Triggering Mechanisms

Improving Delivery Dates : Timed Programmes and Gantt Charts, Analysing Logic and Timing

Legal Aspects of Expediting : Expediting from a Solid Legal Foundation

Vendor Rating/Performance Measurement : Types of Measurement. Using Performance Data

Dealing with Overseas Suppliers : Cultural Aspects, Accelerated Freight Procedures

Time Management : 'Eat Frogs For Breakfast', Planning and Prioritising

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